SAN DIEGO, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gen-Probe Incorporated (Nasdaq: GPRO) announced today that Jorgine Ellerbrock has joined the Company as senior vice president, operations.
"We are pleased to add Jorgine's extensive experience in operations and supply chain management to our already strong senior management team," said Carl Hull, Gen-Probe's executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Ms. Ellerbrock, 46, joins the Company from Invitrogen Corporation, where she had been vice president, operations, since 2004, most recently for the Molecular Biology Business. Prior to joining Invitrogen, she held positions of increasing responsibility with GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences (formerly Amersham Biosciences). She served as vice president, operations from 2002 to 2004, and vice president, genomics product management, in 2002. Before joining Amersham in 1998, Ms. Ellerbrock was employed by Roche Molecular Systems and Gen-Probe. She earned a BS in microbiology and an MBA from San Diego State University.
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 24 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 http://www.gen-probe.com.
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