Biocartis strengthens management team

With the appointment of Ulrik Cordes as Chief Commercial Officer

Ulrik Cordes has joined Biocartis, a molecular diagnostics company, as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).

Cordes has more than 18 years of experience in marketing and sales in the med-tech, pharma and biotech industry, of which the past 10 years have been in management roles.

Rudi Pauwels, CEO and Chairman of Biocartis, said: 'We are transforming from a development company into a commercial business. The addition of Ulrik will be key to achieving our ultimate goal of making personalised medicine a day-to-day reality by building a global business.'

Cordes joins Biocartis from Thermo Fisher Scientific, where he held the position of Global Sales & Marketing Director Slides & Specialty Glass from March 2012.

Since 2002 he worked at cancer diagnostics firm Dako, where he held a number of positions with increasing responsibility, most recently as Vice President Marketing Operations and Vice President Asia Pacific & Export Region.

He started his career in 1995 at Pharmacia Biotech (now part of GE Healthcare).

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