Ronald Andrews Jr.


Mr. Andrews is a Director, having been elected in 2015. He is the founder and principal of the Bethesda Group, which became a limited liability company in September 2015. Mr. Andrews was the president of the genetic sciences division of Thermo Fisher Scientific from 2013 to 2014, a position he assumed 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. Mr. Andrews assumed this position upon GE Healthcare’s acquisition of Clarient, Inc., a specialty oncology laboratory, at which he had served as chief executive officer since 2004.  Earlier in his career, he held several leadership roles at Roche Molecular Diagnostics, Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. and Immucor, Inc. Mr. Andrews currently serves as a member of the board of directors at Orion Health, a global provider of healthcare information technology and as a member of the board of directors at Insight Genetics, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company working to further precision cancer care. He is also a member of the board of governors of CancerLinQ LLC, a wholly-owned non-profit subsidiary of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, a member of the board of directors of Oncocyte, a publicly traded blood based cancer monitoring company and a member of the board of the Mission Hospital Foundation. Mr. Andrews earned his bachelor’s degree in Biology and Chemistry from Wofford College.

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