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[July 15, 2014]
Washington Biotechnology %7E Biomedical Association Announces New Appointments to Board of Directors [Global Data Point]
(Global Data Point Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Rob Coppedge, SVP, Strategic Investment %7E Corporate Development, Cambia Health Solutions; Ralph Derrickson, CEO, Carena, Inc.; Rhonda Rhyne, CEO, Prevencio, Inc; Jary Krauser, CEO, StratusG Consulting; David Lowrance, CFO, Acucela Inc.; Caitlin Cameron, CEO, OtoMetrix Medical Technologies, Inc.; Frank Velázquez, MD, President %7E CEO, Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML, LLC); Matt Stupfel, VP %7E General Manager, EKOS Corporation; Jonathon Norris, Managing Director, Life Sciences, Silicon Valley Bank; and Ron Myers, Chief Legal Officer %7E VP of Strategic Partnerships, Institute for Systems Biology, joined the board, effective July 1, 2014.
In making the announcement on behalf of the Washington Biotechnology %7E Biomedical Association (WBBA) Board of Directors, Chris Rivera, President %7E CEO, said, "We are very pleased to have recruited the very best, most talented leaders to our already outstanding board. These additions to the board reflect the diversity in the membership of the WBBA that includes organizations in biotechnology, medical technology, global health, research, academia, bio-agriculture, bio-fuel, and one of our fastest-growing membership segments, digital health. Our membership covers the full spectrum of life sciences in the world today - the WBBA has long ceased representing just biotechnology and biomedical organizations, as our name suggests." "These new directors also demonstrate the commitment that our state's top leaders have in supporting the growth and innovation in Washington's life sciences ecosystem," Rivera added. "This is one of the most exciting times to be in the life science industry, as Washington is quickly becoming recognized for its global leadership position. Our new board members will add great value as we continue to support our mission, to help grow and support the life sciences in the state of Washington." (c) 2014 GlobalData Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. (Syndigate.info).
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