OXFORD, England and SAN DIEGO, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Enigma Diagnostics Limited, the decentralised and point-of-care molecular diagnostics company, announced today four senior appointments for its US and European offices.
Dr. Jorge Garces will lead the US team as President and CEO with Greg Hamilton, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, USA. Stationed at Enigma's new U.S. headquarters in San Diego, California, the headquarters will expand rapidly with a recruitment programme planned for assay development, R&D and commercial activities.
Dr. Garces joins the Enigma team after serving as Vice President of R&D and Site Operations Manager at Hologic, Inc. where he managed the R&D, clinical and manufacturing business unit in Madison, WI. During his tenure at Hologic, Dr. Garces was responsible for the product development of the company's molecular diagnostics business and clinical trial strategies, which attained FDA approval for groundbreaking Cystic Fibrosis and HPV products.
Dr. Garces holds a Ph.D. in cell and molecular biology from the City University of New York. He received his post-doctoral fellowship training at the University of Massachusetts Medical School specialising in neurobiology, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology.
Mr. Hamilton joins the Enigma team after serving as Vice President of Operations, Planning and Analysis for Hologic, Inc.'s business unit specialising in women's healthcare products. Formerly Vice President of Finance and Operations at Third Wave, he was instrumental in developing the company's strategy, leading the sale of the company to Hologic, Inc. for $582M in 2008.
Prior to Hologic, Mr. Hamilton was CFO at iLeo, Leo Burnett's former direct marketing company, where he increased its business revenue to double-digit growth and an 11x increase in profitability.
Mr. Hamilton graduated from Purdue University in 1992 w
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