908 Devices (Nasdaq: MASS), a pioneer of purpose-built handheld and desktop mass spectrometry devices for chemical and biomolecular analysis, has appointed Tony J. Hunt, President and CEO, Repligen Corporation (Nasdaq: RGEN), to serve on its Board of Directors effective immediately.
Mr. Hunt brings a deep understanding of the bioprocessing market, with more than 20 years of life sciences management experience. He joined Repligen in 2014 as Chief Operating Officer and was promoted to his current role a year later. Mr. Hunt previously was President of Bioproduction at Life Technologies, which was acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific in 2014. From 2000 to 2008, he was with Applied Biosystems as Senior Director of Pharma Programs where he launched the pharma analytics business that in 2008 became part of the bioproduction platform at Life Technologies.
“I am delighted to welcome Tony to the 908 Devices’ Board of Directors,” said Kevin Hrusovsky, Chairman of 908 Devices. “Tony brings extensive market experience and valuable strategic insight into biopharmaceutical development and production. His significant track record of evaluating inorganic growth opportunities will also be an important addition to our Board.”
“I am honored to join the 908 Devices Board at this exciting stage of the company’s journey,” said Mr. Hunt. “The 908 Devices technology platform has tremendous potential to help researchers bring new therapeutics to market faster, and I look forward to partnering with the company’s leadership team to unlock this capability.”
“One of our key priorities is to create a comprehensive bioanalytics platform from biotherapeutic development through production,” said Kevin J. Knopp, CEO and co-founder of 908 Devices. “Tony’s wealth of knowledge and experience in downstream bioproduction workflows will be invaluable as we do so.”
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About 908 Devices
908 Devices Inc. (Nasdaq: MASS) is democratizing laboratory mass spectrometry with its simple handheld and desktop devices, addressing critical-to-life applications. The Company’s devices are used at the point-of-need to interrogate unknown and invisible materials and provide quick, actionable answers to directly address some of the most critical problems in life sciences research, bioprocessing, pharma / biopharma, forensics and adjacent markets. The Company is headquartered in the heart of Boston, where it designs and manufactures innovative products that bring together the power of mass spectrometry, microfluidic separations, software automation and machine learning.
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