BioSpace Collaborative

Academic/Biomedical Research
News & Jobs
Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Channel Medical Device and Diagnostics Channel Clinical Research Channel BioSpace Collaborative    Job Seekers:  Register | Login          Employers:  Register | Login  

NEWSLETTERS
Free Newsletters
Archive
My Subscriptions

NEWS
News by Subject
News by Disease
News by Date
PLoS
Search News
Post Your News
JoVE

CAREER NETWORK
Job Seeker Login
Most Recent Jobs
Search Jobs
Post Resume
Career Fairs
Career Resources
For Employers

HOTBEDS
Regional News
US & Canada
  Biotech Bay
  Biotech Beach
  Genetown
  Pharm Country
  BioCapital
  BioMidwest
  Bio NC
  BioForest
  Southern Pharm
  BioCanada East
  C2C Services & Suppliers™
Europe
Asia

DIVERSITY

PROFILES
Company Profiles

INTELLIGENCE
Research Store

INDUSTRY EVENTS
Research Events
Post an Event
RESOURCES
Real Estate
Business Opportunities

 News | News By Subject | News by Disease News By Date | Search News
Get Our Industry eNewsletter FREE email:    
   

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (SIAL) Aligns Into Three New Market-Focused Business Units


11/20/2012 8:38:30 AM

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective January 1, 2013, Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ: SIAL) will align its organization into three market-focused business units that are defined by the customers and markets they serve. This new organization will enable Sigma-Aldrich to better address the needs of its global customers and to further drive global sales growth.

Frank Wicks will transition from his current role as President of the Research business to become President of the new Applied Markets Business Unit. This business unit will serve customers in Diagnostics, Testing and Industrial markets.

Eric Green will transition from his current role as Vice President and Managing Director of the International region (APLA) to become President of the newly structured Research Markets Business Unit. This business unit will focus on broadening the offering of research products to scientists in Life Science, Academic, Government and Hospital settings around the world. Eric will continue to have responsibility for the Latin America region as well.

Gilles Cottier will continue to lead the SAFC business. This business will be renamed the SAFC Commercial Markets Business Unit and will continue to serve customers in the Life Science and Electronic markets.

Gerrit van den Dool will transition from his current role as Managing Director of the North American region (United States and Canada) to become Managing Director of the European region (EMEA). Gerrit will relocate to St. Gallen, Switzerland. Jason Apter will transition from his role of Chief of Staff to become Managing Director of the Asia Pacific region and will relocate to Singapore. Customers in the North American region will be managed directly by the three business units Applied Markets, Research Markets and SAFC Commercial Markets.

Sigma-Aldrich intends to provide more information about the structure, sales and growth prospects of each of the three business units early in 2013 in conjunction with its year-end financial results release.

About Sigma-Aldrich: Sigma-Aldrich is a leading Life Science and High Technology company whose biochemical and organic chemical products, kits and services are used in scientific research, including genomic and proteomic research, biotechnology, pharmaceutical development, the diagnosis of disease and as key components in pharmaceutical, diagnostics and high technology manufacturing. Sigma-Aldrich customers include more than one million scientists and technologists in life science companies, university and government institutions, hospitals and industry. The Company operates in 38 countries and has approximately 9,000 employees whose objective is to provide excellent service worldwide. Sigma-Aldrich is committed to accelerating customer success through innovation and leadership in Life Science, High Technology and Service. For more information about Sigma-Aldrich, please visit its website, at www.sigma-aldrich.com.

SOURCE Sigma-Aldrich Corporation


Read at BioSpace.com


   

ADD TO DEL.ICIO.US    ADD TO DIGG    ADD TO FURL    ADD TO STUMBLEUPON    ADD TO TECHNORATI FAVORITES
 

//-->