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WaferGen Bio-systems Acquires a Leading Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) Library Preparation Business and Announces Changes to its Board of Directors
Date:1/7/2014

n and successful commercialization of SureSelectTM.  Prior to joining Agilent in 2010, he was the Global Head of Clinical Biomarkers and Operations, and Deputy Global Head of Molecular Medicine Labs for Genentech, Inc., a company he joined in 2006.

In addition, the Board appointed William McKenzie as a director, effective December 30, 2013.  William McKenzie has over 25 years of experience building new businesses in the global life sciences and diagnostics sectors. Most recently, Mr. McKenzie served as Vice President and General Manager of Molecular Diagnostics at PerkinElmer, Inc. from June, 2010 until December 2012. Previously he served in various other senior roles at PerkinElmer after joining the company in 2005, including serving as Business Development Director then Strategic Marketing Director of Molecular Medicine, and then as Global Business Director of Genetic Screening. Prior to PerkinElmer, Mr. McKenzie worked for more than 12 years in positions of increasing responsibility at Millipore.

At the same time, Scott Davidson and Joseph Pesce, representatives of Great Point Partners, stepped down from the Board, effective December 30th, in order to focus their energies on the firm's other portfolio companies.  In addition, on December 30th, Robert Coradini departed the Board, following his recent appointment to the role of Chairman at MELA Sciences, as did Dr. Timothy Triche, who desires to devote more time to his research and other commercial interests.

Alnoor Shivji, Chairman of WaferGen, said, "I am delighted to have business leaders of Bill McKenzie's and Bob Schueren's caliber join our Board.  Their highly relevant
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