CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Caldera Pharmaceuticals, and its subsidiary XRpro Corp, a provider of services to the pharmaceutical and environmental monitoring industries, today announced that Timothy C. Tyson has been appointed to Caldera Pharmaceuticals' Board of Directors.
Mr. Tyson brings over 30 years of experience, and is an internationally recognized leader in the pharmaceutical industry. He is currently the Chairman of Aptuit, a contract research organization providing services to the pharmaceutical industry. His previous leadership positions include his tenure as CEO of Aptuit and CEO of Valeant Pharmaceuticals. In addition, Mr. Tyson has held senior executive positions at GlaxoSmithKline and at Bristol-Myers.
Gary Altman, President and CEO of Caldera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and XRpro, stated, "We are honored to have Tim join our Board. His leadership, his business experience and his wealth of knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry add a great deal to our team. I look forward to working with him, and gaining his counsel."
Mr. Tyson is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and holds a Masters of Public Administration and an MBA from Jacksonville State University.
About Caldera Pharmaceuticals and XRpro®
XRpro® has focused on its core competency to develop analytical tools that rely on the rapid, simultaneous detection, and quantification, of elements. Using X-ray fluorescence the company has developed assays for drug discovery, and for the real-time analysis of industrial effluents.
Gary G. Altman, PhD, President and CEO
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