CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Start Genetics, Inc., a family genetics information solutions company, announced today the appointment of James (Jim) Frontero to the position of Chief Commercial Officer. In this newly created role, Mr. Frontero will be responsible for leading all of the company's commercial activities as the company expands its commercial footprint to encompass genetic offerings from preconception through early childhood.
"Jim is a sophisticated global business leader who has an outstanding track record of success in building and growing commercial organizations," said Jeff Luber, president and CEO of Good Start Genetics. "Jim's sterling reputation, his extensive background successfully developing commercial strategies and launching innovative products and his proven ability to build and lead high-performance commercial teams will greatly enhance our already strong footprint with the family. Jim will play a critical role in driving growth while helping to support an expanding product pipeline in genetics and information solutions for families."
Mr. Frontero has over 25 years of experience developing sales and commercial operations in medical and consumer brand companies. Mr. Frontero's most recent commercial leadership role was as Senior Vice President of Sales and Commercial Operations at Devicor Medical Products where he was responsible for all commercial activities. Prior to Devicor, Mr. Frontero was President of Straumann USA. During his tenure as commercial leader, Straumann experienced twenty-two consecutive quarters exceeding its sales targets. Prior to Straumann, Mr. Frontero had numerous sales and sales leadership roles within Boston Scientific. Mr. Frontero earned his MBA from Boston University and his BS in Business Administration and Management from Cornell University.
"I am excited to be taking on this new role and it is a pleasure to join Jeff and the team at Good Start at such an important time in the company's evolution," said Jim Frontero. "Joining Good Start Genetics is a tremendous opportunity. I look forward to working with the commercial team to build upon our strong foundation to scale our leading brand in fertility and family health."
About Good Start Genetics®, Inc.
Good Start Genetics is an information solutions company delivering best-in-class genetics offerings to growing families. Using advanced clinical sequencing, proprietary methods and information tailored to the individual, the Company's suite of offerings arms clinicians and patients with insightful and actionable information to promote successful pregnancies and help build healthy families. Its flagship genetic carrier screening service, GeneVu™, is a comprehensive menu of highly-accurate tests for known and novel mutations that cause inherited genetic disorders, and its proprietary and advanced preimplantation genetic screening test, EmbryVu™, based on technologies exclusively licensed from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, is helping a wider range of couples find their paths to pregnancy at significantly lower costs. Good Start Genetics complements these offerings with world class customer care and genetic counseling to help families stay well-informed and best prepare for tomorrow. For more information, please visit www.goodstartgenetics.com or join us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
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