New appointment to boost Gyros sales worldwide

04-Oct-2004

Gyros announced today that Mats Bergström joined the company on 01 October 2004 as Vice President, Marketing and Sales. Mr. Bergström brings with him a wealth of sales and marketing experience gained from over 20 years in the Life Science industry.

Mr. Bergstöm joins Gyros from Pyrosequencing (part of Biotage AB), where he was Vice President, responsible for European sales and support as well as distributor organizations in Europe and Asia. Previous to this, Mr. Bergström spent eight years at Applied Biosystems, where he also served as Director for the PCR and Consumables Business Unit and held positions as Product Group Manager Europe and Biotechnology Marketing Manager for the Nordic region. “Mats has acquired a wealth of sales, marketing and management experience over the last 20 years or so,” commented Jan Würtz, CEO for Gyros AB. “He has a good understanding of the biotech market and we are looking forward to seeing him drive product sales worldwide,” added Mr. Würtz.


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Notes to editors:
About Gyros (www.gyros.com)

Gyros AB is the world leader in utilization of microfluidic technologies to miniaturize and automate immunoassays. The GyrosTM immunoassay platform increases productivity and efficiency during development of biotherapeutics and vaccines, saving time and labor. Major biopharmaceutical companies and their service providers utilize the Gyros platform to boost time-critical workflows and meet increasing regulatory demands.

Spanning the entire spectrum of immunoassays, the platform cuts the time to result significantly. Faster development times, and unattended running of assays at nano-liter scale, save labor and sample. The ease of assay transfer between sites and from development to regulated environments is unsurpassed in the industry.

The company is based in Uppsala, Sweden and has regional sales and support offices in the USA and Europe, and a growing network of distributors.