Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

Home > Press > NanoString Technologies Appoints James A. Johnson as Chief Financial Officer: Industry veteran brings more than 20 years of life sciences financial expertise

Abstract:
NanoString Technologies, Inc., a privately-held provider of life science tools for translational research and developer of molecular diagnostics, today announced the appointment of James A. Johnson as the company's new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Johnson assumes this role from Wayne Burns who will remain with the company in his new position as Senior Vice President, Operations and Administration.

NanoString Technologies Appoints James A. Johnson as Chief Financial Officer: Industry veteran brings more than 20 years of life sciences financial expertise

Seattle, WA | Posted on October 3rd, 2012

"We are very pleased to welcome Jim to the NanoString team at this critical time of expansion into the diagnostics market," said Brad Gray, President and CEO at NanoString. "Jim's expertise will be invaluable to us as we advance on our strategy to expand our portfolio of solutions for the life science research community and bring novel cancer diagnostics to market. Wayne Burns has played a critical role in building NanoString's business to date, and we're pleased we will continue to have his contributions in a new role going forward."

Mr. Johnson joins NanoString from Relypsa, a privately-held clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, where he was CFO. Previously, he spent nearly ten years with ZymoGenetics where he was most recently Executive Vice President, CFO, Treasurer and Secretary. Previously, Mr. Johnson spent seven years as CFO at Targeted Genetics. He also served as Vice President of Finance at Immunex Corporation, where he was responsible for the financial operations of the company as it advanced from development stage to full commercial operations. Mr. Johnson received his B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Washington.

"This is a very exciting time to be joining NanoString as the company builds on the momentum of its EU regulatory clearance for the PAM50 breast cancer test with the CE Mark, and the addition of new capabilities such as single cell analysis for the nCounter platform," said Mr. Johnson. "I look forward to working closely with Brad, Wayne and the entire NanoString team to further bolster the company's financial position and leverage it in accelerating our commercial growth."

####

About NanoString Technologies, Inc.
NanoString Technologies is a privately held provider of life science tools for translational research and developer of molecular diagnostics. The company’s nCounter Analysis System is the first and only technology platform to deliver highly multiplexed, direct profiling of individual molecules in a single reaction without amplification. The nCounter Analysis System offers a cost-effective way to easily profile hundreds of gene transcripts, copy number variations, or miRNAs simultaneously with high sensitivity and precision. The company’s technology enables a wide variety of basic research and translational medicine applications, including biomarker discovery and validation. NanoString is also developing the technology for use in molecular diagnostics.

The nCounter platform is for Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

The NanoString Technologies logo, NanoString, NanoString Technologies and nCounter are registered trademarks of NanoString Technologies, Inc.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
For NanoString Technologies
Nicole Litchfield
415-793-6468

Copyright © Business Wire

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

A nano-roundabout for light December 10th, 2016

Keeping electric car design on the right road: A closer look at the life-cycle impacts of lithium-ion batteries and proton exchange membrane fuel cells December 9th, 2016

Further improvement of qubit lifetime for quantum computers: New technique removes quasiparticles from superconducting quantum circuits December 9th, 2016

Scientists track chemical and structural evolution of catalytic nanoparticles in 3-D: Up-close, real-time, chemical-sensitive 3-D imaging offers clues for reducing cost/improving performance of catalysts for fuel-cell-powered vehicles and other applications December 8th, 2016

Nanomedicine

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to Webcast Fiscal 2016 Year End Results December 7th, 2016

Fast, efficient sperm tails inspire nanobiotechnology December 5th, 2016

Journal Nanotechnology Progress International (JONPI) Volume 6, issue 2 coming out soon! December 5th, 2016

UTSA study describes new minimally invasive device to treat cancer and other illnesses: Medicine diffusion capsule could locally treat multiple ailments and diseases over several weeks December 3rd, 2016

Announcements

A nano-roundabout for light December 10th, 2016

Keeping electric car design on the right road: A closer look at the life-cycle impacts of lithium-ion batteries and proton exchange membrane fuel cells December 9th, 2016

Further improvement of qubit lifetime for quantum computers: New technique removes quasiparticles from superconducting quantum circuits December 9th, 2016

Chemical trickery corrals 'hyperactive' metal-oxide cluster December 8th, 2016

Appointments/Promotions/New hires/Resignations/Deaths

Dr Barbara Armbruster promoted to Worldwide Sales and Marketing Director for XEI Scientific September 27th, 2016

Dr Barbara Armbruster joins XEI Scientific as Marketing Director June 1st, 2016

Park Systems Global Expansion in AFM Market Includes Appointment of New Executives April 23rd, 2016

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Adds Alain Mutricy as Head of Product Management Group March 3rd, 2016

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project