SOURCE: Protein Discovery

March 06, 2007 05:00 ET

Peter Osucha Takes Vice President of Engineering Position at Protein Discovery, Inc.

KNOXVILLE, TN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 6, 2007 -- Protein Discovery, Inc., a privately held life sciences company, today announced that the company has hired Peter Osucha for the position of vice president of engineering. Mr. Osucha's initial work will include directing the final development of the company's MALDIplex™ M5 Sample Prep Station to ensure that the MALDIplex project transitions smoothly into product manufacturing and customer site installations. Mr. Osucha's responsibilities include making the finished product ready-to-use and well documented, meeting project guidelines for cost efficiency and control, and implementing high quality product design, development, and manufacturing practices at Protein Discovery. Mr. Osucha will also apply his systems integration expertise and leadership capabilities to the definition and development of complete product and service solutions based on the MALDIplex M5 system that will allow Protein Discovery to address the specialized sample preparation requirements of selected research and clinical diagnostics applications.

"Peter Osucha has the combination of engineering expertise and successful project leadership experience that we were seeking for our engineering vice president position," said Chuck Witkowski, chief executive office of Protein Discovery. "He has a proven track record of working successfully across multiple engineering disciplines, hitting project milestones, and bringing new products to market."

Prior to joining Protein Discovery, Peter Osucha was vice president of engineering at Energy Technologies, Inc., a maker of scientific instrumentation and software for analyzing and processing coal. He is principal author of three patents related to bulk material processing and analysis methods developed at Energy Technologies. Mr. Osucha holds a master of science degree in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech).

About Protein Discovery

Protein Discovery is a privately held life science company providing mass spectrometry services and bioanalytical sample preparation solutions for life science research, drug development, and clinical diagnostics. For additional information, please visit

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    Chuck Witkowski
    Protein Discovery, Inc.
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