ATLANTA, Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- IHRC, Inc. is pleased to announce that Michael Astwood has been named Chief Operating Officer. IHRC is an international consulting and professional services company focused on providing support in Science and Health, Information Management, Management Consulting, and Bioinformatics.
In his new role, Mr. Astwood will oversee all of the company's operations as IHRC continues its accelerated growth in the public and private sectors. He will also continue to lead the Applied Bioinformatics Laboratory (ABiL) partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology.
"Michael is an exceptional leader with proven ability to deliver results. His collaborative approach and unwavering drive have earned him the trust and respect of colleagues and clients alike. He is uniquely qualified to help execute IHRC's strategic priorities as we continue to aggressively expand the services that we provide for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), other federal agencies, and other non-governmental and commercial organizations," said IHRC's President and CEO Mangal Swaminathan.
Mr. Astwood has been with IHRC since 2014 and most recently served as its Chief Science and Technology Officer. During his tenure, he has been instrumental in driving the company's rapid growth by strategically expanding its client base and services portfolio while focusing on the exceptional customer service that is a hallmark of the company.
Mr. Astwood has also played a key role in establishing the Applied Bioinformatics Laboratory (ABiL), an IHRC partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology. Through this unique venture, IHRC has become a leader in the cutting edge bioinformatics sector, providing bioinformatics and genomics solutions and training to scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Mr. Astwood will succeed Dr. Bala "Swami" Swaminathan, who will remain with IHRC in a Senior Advisor role.
About IHRC, Inc.
Founded in 2007, IHRC, Inc. is an international consulting and professional services corporation that specializes in supporting federal and state government organizations, international public health organizations, and private companies.
IHRC offers a robust profile of services spanning the areas of Science and Health, Information Management, Management Consulting, and Bioinformatics. IHRC's largest client is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
For more information about IHRC, Inc., please visit www.ihrc.com.
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