CENTENNIAL, Colo., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LABS, Inc., the recognized leader in microbiology, infectious disease screening, immunological and cell/molecular biology testing for the transplant and biomedical sciences communities, today announced that PJ Ketcham has joined the company as Vice President of Human Resources. In this role Ketcham will support the Company's growth and be responsible for leading LABS' HR strategy and personnel policy.
Ketcham brings to LABS an impressive track record including more than 30 years of experience in HR with esteemed companies including Quorum Resorts & Hotels, Cendant Timeshare Resort Group, Starwood Resorts & Hotels and Walt Disney World Company. Most recently Ketcham was the Director of HR and member of the Executive Committee at The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa/Comfort Inn Complex in Denver.
"Because of LABS' current rate of expansion, it was crucial to add a seasoned HR veteran to our roster to facilitate our growing recruitment, hiring and personnel standards and policy needs," said Elizabeth Hearty, Chief Executive Officer of LABS, Inc. "PJ's robust expertise will allow her to hit the ground running, overseeing all HR initiatives at LABS and providing crucial support for our continued growth."
Ketcham is Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certified and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Cornell University.
About LABS, Inc.
LABS, Inc. is the premier transplant medicine reference laboratory in the country that brings unparalleled consultative expertise and industry knowledge to its clients. Our FDA registered, CLIA-certified and CAP accredited testing is focused on four core competencies; infectious disease screening, microbiology, immunogenetics and cell/molecular biology, while serving clients in a variety of industries from transplant and transfusion to implantable biologics and tissue-based devices. 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 180 people. The company headquarters is located in Centennial, CO with satellite facilities in St. Louis, MO and Philadelphia, PA. To learn more, visit www.labs-inc.org.
SOURCE LABS, Inc.