The Tecan Group announced that Martin Brusdeilins will take over as Head of the Development & Operations Division with immediate effect. Jürg Dübendorfer, who has led the Division since January 2011, is to leave the company and the Group Management Board at his own request by no later than the end of May 2012.
Martin Brusdeilins has been a Member of the Group Management Board and Head of the Science & Technology organizational unit since 1 September 2011. He will continue in this role in addition to the new position. Martin Brusdeilins has extensive experience in a variety of management positions in the diagnostic and life science industry. Before joining Tecan, he worked at Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc., New York, USA, for almost 8 years where he was responsible for global product development of all diagnostic instruments and reagents as well as the life cycle management of these products.
Jürg Dübendorfer joined Tecan in 2000 and has held various technical and management positions. As a Member of the Group Management Board, he led the newly created Services & Consumables business unit from 2006 until the end of 2010. Under his leadership, the business unit recorded significant growth rates with enhanced profitability.