VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Microbiome Insights, Inc., a leading provider of microbiome DNA sequencing and bioinformatics analysis, has announced the latest addition to its Board of Directors: Mr. Doug Buchanan, an executive with over 40 years' experience in strategic and operational management in the life sciences and other industries.
“Doug has an impressive track record of strategic leadership, and building and growing companies in the clinical diagnostic industry,” says Malcolm Kendall, Microbiome Insights’ Chief Executive Officer. “He is known for being passionate about achieving excellence in all aspects of enterprise performance, especially customer service. We could not be more pleased to add his guidance to our Board.”
Buchanan was most recently a Senior Vice President at LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services, the largest diagnostics laboratory in Canada, where he had a broad mandate that included strategy management, public relations, community engagement, and internal communications. He joined LifeLabs in 2013 as Senior Integration Officer following the company’s acquisition of BC Biomedical Laboratories, where he created significant value as Chief Executive Officer. He has served on a number of non-profit and corporate boards, and was previously a Partner at Price Waterhouse Management Consultants, EVP Marketing of The WATCOM Group Inc., and VP Consulting Services Group at Sandwell Inc.
“Microbiome Insights is a leader in helping to unlock the microbiome’s potential to impact population health and well-being through numerous industries. That’s why I’m so excited to be joining this strong Board and to be working in concert with Malcolm and the highly engaged team the company has assembled,” says Buchanan.
About Microbiome Insights, Inc.
Microbiome Insights, Inc. is a globally leading provider of end-to-end services for microbiome DNA sequencing and state-of-the-art bioinformatic analysis. Based in Vancouver, Canada, the company's customized suite of services enables researchers and clinicians to include microbiome analysis in studies across a range of human, animal, agricultural, and environmental applications. The multidisciplinary team of researchers and knowledge leaders at the company's helm provide access to decades of expertise in traditional sciences such as ecology, microbiology, infectious diseases, and genetics. Microbiome Insights' award-winning team is committed to providing clients with fast, dependable, cost-effective results. Learn more:microbiomeinsights.com.