CENTENNIAL, Colo., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LABS Inc., the premier transplant reference and consultative laboratory in the country, today announced three new positions it has filled amidst the Company's aggressive expansion plans for 2011.
Bob Brook joined as Chief Operating Officer. Brook comes to LABS Inc. following a fourteen year tenure at nonprofit tissue bank AlloSource, where he was the Director of Operations. Brook will oversee all operations as LABS Inc. grows its offerings. His expert track record in managing large-scale operations for a tissue bank will be valuable as he streamlines processes and efficiencies, evaluates new technologies and supports the needs of customers at LABS Inc.
Kim Feitosa joined LABS Inc. in the role of Vice President of Sales and Marketing and is a senior sales leader with years of experience in sales force management, revenue growth, strategic market planning and customer retention and loyalty. Feitosa was most recently the Marketing Manager for Dermatology/Dermatopathology Services with NeoGenomics Laboratories. She is charged with building a team focused on the customer, driving new sales and growing the current customer base.
Ann Niedzinski was named Director of Regulatory and Quality Assurance. Her operational experience spans more than 19 years and includes multi-disciplinary work with solid organ and human cell and tissue clients and testing. Niedzinski joined Immunological Associates of Denver (now LABS Inc.), in 1985 as a Histocompatibility Technologist and has held multiple management and leadership positions related to quality.
"LABS Inc. is honored to add such experienced and talented people to our leadership roster," said Elizabeth Hearty, Chief Executive Officer of LABS Inc. "2011 is shaping up to be a transformative year in terms of our growth into new markets, new regions and offerings to current clients. These three individuals will be instrumental in helping us meet our goals."
About LABS Inc.
LABS Inc. is a premier transplant medicine reference laboratory bringing unparalleled consultative expertise and industry knowledge to its clients. Testing is focused on donor eligibility determination and final product safety; infectious disease testing, microbiology, histocompatibility and environmental monitoring. LABS Inc. is committed to respectfully fulfilling the wishes of donors by ensuring the gift is able to generate positive patient outcomes. LABS Inc. employs over 100 people. The company is located in Centennial, CO with satellite facilities in St. Louis, MO and Philadelphia, PA.
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