INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioStorage Technologies, a global provider of comprehensive sample management solutions including consulting, storage, cold chain logistics and virtual sample intelligence and tracking for the bioscience industry, announced today that Thomas J. Newman, M.D., has been appointed to the company's board of directors. Dr. Newman joins BioStorage Technologies with more than 30 years of executive and leadership experience in the contract services and pharmaceutical industries.
"We are pleased to have an industry expert of Dr. Newman's caliber as a member of our board and are certain that he will provide significant contributions to the shared vision for BioStorage Technologies' growth and market expansion next year and beyond," said Gregory Swanberg, Chief Executive Officer, BioStorage Technologies. "His vast amount of experience in contract services will only add to our boards' already extensive knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry."
Most recently, Dr. Newman served as President of PharmaNet Development Group, a global drug development services company, where he was responsible for worldwide operations. He also served in various capacities of executive leadership at Covance and Bristol-Myers Squibb. Prior to joining industry he was on the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Medical School.
Dr. Newman received his M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine and his Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Cornell University.
About BioStorage Technologies, Inc.:
BioStorage Technologies, Inc. is the premier, global provider of comprehensive sample management solutions for the bioscience industry. Offering onsite or outsourced management of sample assets, BioStorage Technologies manages the complete life cycle of samples. With a team of global sample experts, state-of-the-art temperature-controlled storage facilities, and a real-time, web-based sample intelligence and tracking system, the company supports customers in maximizing opportunities, minimizing risk and reducing the cost of sample management. BioStorage Technologies, Inc. is privately held and headquartered in Indianapolis with an additional full-service site near Frankfurt, Germany. For more information, visit www.biostorage.com or call +1 (866) 697-2675 or +49-6155-898-1011.
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