Sciformix, a Scientific Process Organisation (SPO), has appointed Fran Bates as Vice President of Technology Services.
The US firm says the appointment demonstrates its investment in supporting customer needs and future growth by offering technology services solutions focused on science.
In this role, Bates will address the needs of life science organisations looking to improve scientific business performance through technology.
Bates joins Sciformix after a decade in various services and business development leadership roles. At PerkinElmer Health Sciences he was Global Director, OneSource Science and Lab IT Services.
Prior to this, Bates led the services organisation at Cambridgesoft as Vice President of Global Services and oversaw hundreds of electronic lab notebook (ELN) and informatics initiatives at leading global pharmaceutical companies.
Previously, he was a Managing Director at IT services company Keane.
Bates holds a degree in Chemistry from the College of Holy Cross and a MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.