14-Aug-2009 - Millipore Corporation

Millipore Names New VP of Life Science Business Unit

John Sweeney to focus on technology development and partnerships

Millipore Corporation announced the appointment of John Sweeney as Vice President of Millipore’s Life Science SBU. Most recently, Sweeney served as Vice President of Strategy and Marketing services for Millipore’s Bioscience Division.

Sweeney joined Millipore in 2003 as Director of Strategy and Corporate Development. In that role, he was responsible for long range strategic planning and served as the lead on execution of key M&A and partnership transactions, including Millipore’s $1.4 billion acquisition of Serologicals.

In his most recent role, Sweeney transformed Millipore's web presence, generating double-digit growth. He also built the Bioscience Business Development team which has resulted in several innovation partnerships and the acquisitions of Guava and Epitome.

Sweeney is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

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