Cheri Walker, Ph.D. has joined as Chief Commercial Officer and will act as the head of the IVD Research and Clinical Laboratory business units in addition to overseeing corporate development activities. Prior to this position, Dr. Walker consulted with private equity firms and both diagnostic and life science tools companies on marketing, strategy and corporate development activities. In the past, she has held senior level corporate development, marketing and business unit leadership roles at Charles River Laboratories, QIAGEN and Invitrogen (now Life Technologies) and was the stock analyst covering the Life Science Tools companies for Deutsche Bank. Dr. Walker holds a Ph.D. in Human and Molecular Genetics from Baylor College of Medicine and a B.A. in Biology from Swarthmore College.
Ann McCormick is SeraCare’s new Chief Operating Officer. She brings extensive life science industry experience in manufacturing, laboratory and executive roles. Most recently, she co-founded and managed SeraMetrix Corporation where she was involved with developing and manufacturing protein biomarkers for oncology and autoimmune applications. Prior to that role, Ms. McCormick worked with Invitrogen (now Life Technologies) for over 12 years where she held numerous manufacturing and operational leadership positions. As Vice President of Manufacturing Operations, she managed the Company’s global production sites including GMP compliant facilities. Before Life Technologies, Ms. McCormick was a Senior Scientist with Beckman where she helped developed recombinant proteins for HIV assays. She holds an M.S. in Microbiology from Indiana State University and a B.S. in Biology from Christopher Newport College.
Joe Kozma joins SeraCare as Vice President of IVD Process Solutions. Previously, Mr. Kozma held executive positions at Serologicals and Millipore. He was also co-founder of Intergen, a manufacturer of biological and rec
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