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Ronald Andrews Jr.

Director

Mr. Andrews is a Director, having been appointed in 2015. Mr. Andrews was the president of the genetic sciences division of Thermo Fisher Scientific from 2013 to 2014.  He assumed this position upon Thermo Fisher’s acquisition of Life Technologies Corporation, where he had been the president of the medical sciences venture from 2012 to 2013.  Following the acquisition, Mr. Andrews led the integration of Life Technologies’ next generation sequencing technology into multiple instrument platforms and developed one of the most robust bio-informatic engines in oncology. Before joining Life Technologies, he served as chief executive officer of GE Molecular Diagnostics from 2010 to 2012.   He assumed this position upon GE Healthcare’s acquisition of Clarient, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed specialty oncology laboratory, at which he had served as chief executive officer since 2004.  Earlier in his career, Mr. Andrews held several leadership roles at Roche Molecular Diagnostics, Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. and Immucor Inc. He is currently a member of the Board of Governors of CancerLinQ LLC, a wholly-owned non-profit subsidiary of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and a member of the Board of the Mission Hospital Foundation. Mr. Andrews earned his Bachelors degree from Wofford College.

Independent Director