Leadership from Luminex, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and Perkin Elmer join the IsoPlexis team
BRANFORD, Conn. — IsoPlexis (NASDAQ: ISO), the leader in functional single-cell proteomics, today announced the appointment of Richard Rew as Senior VP, General Counsel and Secretary; Raj Khakhar as VP of Finance; and Manny Resendes as Global Controller. These three new appointments further strengthen Isoplexis’ financial and legal teams.
“We are excited to have Mr. Rew, Mr. Khakhar, and Mr. Resendes join our team at IsoPlexis,” said Sean Mackay, CEO of IsoPlexis. “These recent hires will strengthen our ability to accelerate our growth trajectory and track record of innovation in the life science industry. We are excited to welcome their extensive knowledge and experience to the company as we enter this next stage of growth.”
Mr. Rew comes to IsoPlexis with nearly 15 years of experience in the biotechnology industry. He previously served as Chief Compliance Officer and Senior VP, General Counsel and Secretary at Luminex Corporation, where he oversaw legal, compliance and corporate development matters.
Before joining IsoPlexis, Mr. Khakhar served as Director of Finance for the Corporate FP&A Team at Thermo Fisher Scientific. Prior to that he was Senior Director of Finance at the Lojack Corporation. With more than 20 years working in corporate finance, Mr. Khakhar has helped companies grow, restructure, and navigate mergers and acquisitions. His areas of expertise include strategic planning, financial modeling, organizational restructure, forecasting, commissions structuring, P&L, board relations and driving shareholder value.
Mr. Resendes also comes to IsoPlexis with over 20 years of accounting and finance experience. As Finance Director, Global Instrument Operations at PerkinElmer, Inc., Mr. Resendes led a finance and accounting team supporting seven manufacturing facilities in Canada, China, Italy, Singapore, the U.K. and the U.S. His areas of expertise include cost accounting, budgeting, financial reporting and development of internal management reports.
IsoPlexis is leading a new era of functional proteomics. By identifying our most proteomically active single cells (or “superhero cells”) for the first time, IsoPlexis enables researchers to connect more directly to in vivo biology and develop more precise and personalized therapies. IsoPlexis has been named Top Innovation or Design by The Scientist Magazine, Fierce, BIG Innovation, Red Dot and multiple others. The IsoPlexis platform is used globally by researchers, including those at the top 15 global pharmaceutical companies and at the majority of leading U.S. comprehensive cancer centers.
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