Rapid Micro Biosystems Announces New Vice President of Sales

LOWELL, Mass., Oct. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rapid Micro Biosystems, a leading provider of automated, non-destructive, rapid microbial detection, is pleased to announce the addition of Wendy Hinchey as Vice President of Global Sales. Ms. Hinchey will report directly to the CEO, Robert Spignesi.

Ms. Hinchey brings more than 20 years of sales and marketing leadership experience across the pharmaceutical, healthcare, and chemical markets. She joins Rapid Micro Biosystems most recently from Freudenberg Medical (formally Helix Medical) where she was Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Ms. Hinchey has held executive and senior sales positions at GE Healthcare and Nalco Company, where she consistently had success expanding customer partnerships and increasing customer satisfaction.

“I am thrilled to have an executive of Wendy’s caliber and experience join our executive team,” said CEO Robert Spignesi. “Her experience in sales development, customer relationships and leadership of global sales organizations will be instrumental to our continued growth and success.” 

Ms. Hinchey commented: “I am pleased to join the team at Rapid Micro Biosystems during an exciting phase of the company’s development. I look forward working with customers to help them understand the value of automated, rapid technology to their microbiology labs at both a tactical and strategic level. ”

Ms. Hinchey holds a BSE in Chemical Engineering from Louisiana State University and a MBA and Masters of Finance from Tulane University.

About Rapid Micro Biosystems
Rapid Micro Biosystems delivers the Growth Direct™ System, an automated, non-destructive rapid detection and enumeration technology based on the compendial method for microbial quality control in pharmaceutical manufacturing. The system automates and accelerates detection and enumeration in the areas of sterility testing, environmental monitoring, and bioburden testing, eliminating manual steps and analysis. The detection technology, first developed and patented by Dr. Don Straus, Ph.D., uses the natural auto-fluorescence of microbes and requires no reagents. For more information about Rapid Micro Biosystems visit www.rapidmicrobio.com


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