Advion BioSciences Appoints Stephen Guyan as Director of Sales and Marketing of its BioServices Subsidiary
July 31, 2006 — ITHACA, N.Y., July 31, 2006 — Advion BioSciences, Inc., a leading provider of Bioanalytical services and products to the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, today announced that it has appointed Mr. Stephen Guyan as Director of Sales and Marketing to the company’s BioServices subsidiary, effective July 31, 2006.
“Mr. Guyan brings a wide range of experience to Advion including instrumentation and applications development, laboratory management, and the sales and marketing of bioanalytical services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients,” said Tom Kurz, President of Advion BioServices, “He is well respected in the industry and his experience will provide tremendous strength to Advion BioServices’ business development efforts. We are very excited to have Steve join the Advion team.”
Mr. Guyan has more than 20 years experience in sales and marketing of bioanalytical services and laboratory instrumentation. Most recently, he was responsible for managing the Bioanalytical Group at Charles River Laboratories, a drug discovery and development solutions provider in Worcester, MA. Prior to that, Mr. Guyan served as VP Sales & Marketing at Taylor Technology and was responsible for the Sales and Marketing of a newly formed bioanalytical laboratory division at Triangle Laboratories, Inc. At both Triangle Laboratories and Taylor Technology, he managed client contacts, the Sales & Marketing strategy and budget, trade shows and advertising, and marketing intelligence, and organized scientific conferences. He worked for VG in England as a Demonstration Chemist for their mass spectrometry products before moving to the United States to join Triangle Laboratories, Inc. He holds a Masters of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Manchester in England.
“Advion has earned the reputation of delivering the highest standard of scientific and customer service in the analytical contract industry,” said Guyan. “I am extremely proud to be a part of this excellent organization.”
Founded in 1993 and based in Ithaca, NY by Dr. Jack Henion and Mr. Thomas Kurz, Advion BioSciences, Inc. is recognized as a world leader in Bioanalytical services, Systems and Consumables for the Life Science industry. Advion BioServices delivers scientific excellence with unparalleled service to the pharmaceutical industry worldwide. In addition to customized LC/MS/MS method development, validation, and sample analysis services, Advion BioServices also offers Sample Management, Metabolism, Biomarker, and Discovery services.
Advion BioSystems’ proprietary instrument products employ novel chip-based nano-electrospray technology to improve the analytical information generated from conventional commercially available Mass Spectrometry systems. This combination provides enhanced analyses of proteins, post-translational modifications, biomarkers, lipids, and metabolites. For more information about Advion, visit www.advion.com.
Manager of Corporate Marketing Communications
Advion BioSciences, Inc.
607.266.0665 ext. 314