SAN DIEGO, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gen-Probe Incorporated (Nasdaq: GPRO) announced today that Eric Tardif has joined the Company as senior vice president, corporate strategy.
"We are delighted to add someone of Eric's caliber and experience to our already strong senior management team," said Hank Nordhoff, Gen-Probe's chairman and chief executive officer. "We believe he will have an immediate impact on our corporate planning and development activities."
Mr. Tardif, 39, was formerly a managing director in Morgan Stanley's healthcare investment banking group, where he advised diagnostics, life sciences tools, and medical technology companies on corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and financing activities. Before joining Morgan Stanley, he was a principal in Piper Jaffray's healthcare investment banking group.
Mr. Tardif holds a chartered financial analyst (CFA) designation. He earned a BA in business from Bishop's University in Quebec, an MBA from the
Gen-Probe Incorporated is a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of rapid, accurate and cost-effective nucleic acid tests (NATs) that are used primarily to diagnose human diseases and screen donated human blood. Gen-Probe has more than 25 years of NAT expertise, and received the 2004 National Medal of Technology, America's highest honor for technological innovation, for developing NAT assays for blood screening. Gen-Probe is headquartered in San Diego and employs approximately 1,000 people. For more information, go to www.gen-probe.com.
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