Mr. Briar Alpert, President and CEO of BioTek Instruments, Inc., has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Analytical and Life Science Systems Association (ALSSA) after unanimous vote of the current Board members.
ALSSA, located in Alexandria, VA, is the primary trade association for manufacturers and marketers of products and technology (including instrumentation, chemical reagents, consumables and software) used for analysis and measurement in the life sciences and chemistry. Their focus is to provide knowledge of industry trends and emerging technologies while strengthening the development and business strategies of members within their respective companies and the overall network of member companies.
Mr. Alpert, an ALSSA member for four years, has been with BioTek Instruments for over 20 years, taking on the role of President and CEO in 2000. Combining technical and business backgrounds, his leadership has resulted in rapid domestic and international growth of the company with a sharpened focus on microplate technology.
“Briar is a thoughtful and strategic leader, with a clear understanding of the dynamics of this industry,” said Mike Duff, ALSSA President and Chief Staff Executive. “Having been through the process and challenges of growing a company in the global market, his insights and experience will help to shape ALSSA’s programs and services.”
Commenting on his new responsibilities with ALSSA, Mr. Alpert said, “This is an exciting time to join the ALSSA Board. Through this appointment, I can better serve our industry while providing an active voice to help shape our association’s programs thereby increasing the value proposition for our members.”
Alpert is also a full member in the Vermont Academy of Science and Engineering (VASE), as well as the Mechanical Engineering Honor Society; and also serves as a charter member and Director of the Vermont Center of Emerging Technologies.
BioTek Instruments, Inc., headquartered in Winooski, VT, is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of microplate instrumentation and software. The BioTek Instruments, Inc. instrumentation is used to accelerate the drug discovery process, to advance discoveries in genomics and proteomics, and to aid in the advancement of life science research.
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