SOURCE: Ludesi

October 09, 2008 07:00 ET

Ludesi Appoints International Executive Lars Eric Utterman as New Chairman for Its Board of Directors

Utterman Brings 30+ Years of Global Biotech Experience With GE Healthcare, Boehringer Mannheim, and Other Bio/Pharma Companies to Ludesi

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - October 9, 2008) - Ludesi Corporation, developer of the award-winning Ludesi Image Analysis Service and the Ludesi REDFIN software for two-dimensional electrophoresis gels, today announced the appointment of Lars Eric Utterman as the new chairman of Ludesi's Board of Directors. Mr. Utterman has a distinguished career in the biotechnology, diagnostics and pharmaceutical industries with more than 30 years experience in international executive level positions with GE Healthcare, Amersham Pharmacia, and Boehringer Mannheim (now Roche Diagnostics).

Lars Eric Utterman currently holds the position of president and CEO at Gyros AB, the world leader in the miniaturization and integration of laboratory applications through its proprietary microfluidics platform, Gyrolab compact disc (CD) microlaboratory. He is also Chairman of the board for IonGate Biosciences GmbH and board member of LIVC Technologies GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany.

"I appreciate getting the opportunity to work with a company that offers state-of-the-art software for the proteomics community in a convenient and cost efficient way," noted Utterman. "Ludesi's combined correctness approach sets a new standard for 2D electrophoresis image analysis."

"Ludesi is very excited and honored to have Lars Eric Utterman serve as our company's chairman on the board of directors," said Ola Forsstrom-Olsson, founder and CEO of Ludesi. "His impressive track record for success and experience in the life sciences industry will be tremendously beneficial to Ludesi as we grow and expand our global operations into new regions and market segments."

About the Ludesi Image Analysis Service

Ludesi's award-winning service enables research institutions and biopharmaceutical companies to order reliable 2D gel image analysis on a per-sample basis over the internet. Its REDFIN software features a powerful and intuitive user interface that allows researchers and scientists to quickly and easily view, analyze, and manage results from the Ludesi 2D gel image analysis. The new REDFIN software is available for free as a download at: www.ludesi.com/download.

About Ludesi Corporation

Ludesi is a global provider of bioinformatics solutions to the life science industry and the first company to offer 2D Gel Image Analysis as a service, reducing turnaround time and labor costs. The company is also first in the industry to offer 2D gel image analysis on a pay-per-sample basis, utilizing a online, credit card payment system, together with a new and extremely user-friendly image and data management software Ludesi REDFIN. Ludesi's service and technology produces the highest quality results for increasing the number of true positives and reducing the number of false positives in 2D gel image analysis. Further information can be found at www.ludesi.com.

Ludesi is a Registered Trademark of Ludesi AB. All other trade names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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