SOURCE: Stratos Product Development

Stratos Product Development

December 17, 2013 12:59 ET

Stratos Appoints New Director of Point-of-Care Diagnostics

The Position Supports Stratos' Significant Involvement in Point-of-Care Diagnostics and Solutions Development for Emerging Markets

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Dec 17, 2013) - Stratos Product Development today announced it has appointed a Director of Point-of-Care Diagnostics to support its significant involvement in the field of in vitro diagnostics and growing involvement in global health initiatives for emerging markets. Wallace White, formerly the Director of Mechanical Engineering for Stratos, has been promoted to the position.

Stratos has a long history of providing development expertise in the field of point-of-care (POC) and central-lab diagnostics for clients including Abbott Laboratories, Response Biomedical, Becton Dickenson, Atlas Genetics, Alere, NanoMR and Gen Probe. In recent years, the company has partnered with the largest non-governmental global health organization in the United States to bring new solutions to emerging markets in India, Asia, South America and Africa.

"With Wallace White's leadership, Stratos is well-positioned to build upon our existing significant presence in point-of-care diagnostics. Over nearly a decade of working with our diagnostic clients, Wallace has gained expansive expertise in emerging markets and leading-edge diagnostic technologies. By dedicating resources exclusively to this market segment, Stratos will provide a greater level of thought leadership and understanding of point-of-care needs on a global scale, enabling our development teams to execute at a much higher strategic level for our clients," Sean MacLeod, President, Stratos Product Development said.

Wallace White has been with Stratos since 2005 and has led the Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering teams for the last four years. Wallace has been instrumental in leading Stratos' efforts in diagnostics and global health solutions. He has performed field studies in point-of-care diagnostics for emerging markets and has provided significant contributions to go-to-market strategies for Stratos clients. In his new role, Wallace will lead Stratos' largest global POC program and will conduct targeted research, acquire worldwide subject matter expertise, and act as a strategic advisor to Stratos clients and internal teams.

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