ZyGEM Corp. Ltd., a New Zealand-based developer and manufacturer of products for DNA extraction, said Oct. 12 that it has appointed 18-year life sciences industry veteran Paul Kinnon as president and chief executive officer.
Kinnon joins ZyGEM from Carlsbad-based Invitrogen Corp., a biosciences company, where he held the titles of vice president of global strategic alliances and vice president and general manager of the Applied Markets business unit.
Kinnon’s new responsibilities include expanding ZyGEM further into the North American and European markets.
He will remain in the San Diego area.
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