Transgenomic Appoints Stephen R. Miller as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Patient Testing Business Unit
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Transgenomic, Inc. (OTCBB: TBIO), a global biotechnology company advancing personalized medicine in cardiology, oncology, and inherited diseases through diagnostic tests as well as clinical and research services, today announced that Stephen R. Miller has been named Senior Vice President and General Manager, Patient Testing.
"His contributions to the team will be invaluable as we continue to refine and implement our commercialization strategies, which are designed to optimize the many promising market opportunities addressed by our portfolio of products and services."
Mr. Miller brings over 22 years of experience in the diagnostics and biotechnology industries to Transgenomic, with a proven track record of commercializing molecular diagnostic tests on a global basis. Most recently, he provided commercial and strategic consultancy services to a variety of diagnostics companies, including Transgenomic. With expertise covering sales, marketing, and business development, Mr. Miller also brings in-depth experience in developing and implementing strategic commercialization and reimbursement plans.
"Steve's wealth of experience in commercializing and marketing innovative molecular diagnostic technologies, combined with strong planning and leadership skills, strengthen the leadership team at Transgenomic at an important time in our growth and development as a Company," said Paul Kinnon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Transgenomic. "His contributions to the team will be invaluable as we continue to refine and implement our commercialization strategies, which are designed to optimize the many promising market opportunities addressed by our portfolio of products and services."
"Transgenomic has a broad portfolio of innovative, medically important genetic tests and technologies," said Mr. Miller. "I look forward to being an integral part of the management team and to leveraging my commercial and business development expertise to maximize both Transgenomic's strategic partnership opportunities and commercial operations."
Previously, Mr. Miller was the Chief Commercial Officer of BG Medicine, Inc., where he was instrumental in the global launch of a novel cardiac biomarker, in addition to being responsible for global sales, marketing, business development, strategic alliances, reimbursement and international expansion initiatives. Mr. Miller joined BG Medicine in 2011 from Mira Dx, where he held the positions of President and Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Miller was previously the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Athena Diagnostics. Mr. Miller holds a B.A. from Miami University.
About Transgenomic, Inc.
Transgenomic, Inc. (www.transgenomic.com) is a global biotechnology company advancing personalized medicine in cardiology, oncology, and inherited diseases. The Company has three complementary business units: Patient Testing, Biomarker Identification, and Genetic Assays and Platforms, which provide specialized diagnostic tests, contract research services for drug development, and equipment, reagents and other consumables for clinical and research applications in molecular testing and cytogenetics.
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