Digital cell biology firm Berkeley Lights (NSDQ:BLI) has named Dr. Siddhartha Kadia to lead the company.
Founded in 2011, Berkeley Lights has developed a platform that supports the rapid functional characterization of single cells.
To date, the company has raised $272.6t million in funding over nine rounds, according to Crunchbase.
Kadia replaced outgoing CEO Eric Hobbs, who joined the company as senior director, R&D in 2013 and eventually rose to the corner office in 2017.
Kadia formerly served as president and CEO of EAG Laboratories, a scientific services company.
Before that, he served as president of the life sciences division at Life Technologies Corporation and as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company.
Berkeley Lights also announced that its CFO Kurt Wood has decided to exit the company to pursue a different opportunity. As a result, the company has commenced a search for a replacement.
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