Nottingham-based contract research organisation (CRO) Cellomatics Biosciences has appointed Anand Krishna as senior director to oversee customer engagement and strategy and support its continued growth plans.
Anand brings over 25 years of executive leadership and field sales management experience in companies ranging from VC-funded dotcom start-ups, to managing sales across portfolios in tier 1 technology systems and operations integrators. His career has seen him lead and work with teams across the US, UK, Europe, India, and the Far East.
He now focuses on working with entrepreneurs across a diverse set of aspirational businesses to provide strategic support.
At Cellomatics, Anand will be a key member of the senior management team, overseeing customer care and management, sales, operations, and marketing.
Commenting on his appointment at Cellomatics, Anand said: “I have admired and followed Cellomatics from its foundation and I am delighted to be joining such a fast-growing and dynamic CRO. I am looking forward to the opportunity to work and learn from an energetic team of research scientists who play an active role in supporting the discovery and developments of treatments for diseases such as cancer, COPD and Alzheimer’s. The company is on an exciting growth trajectory, and my priority is to bring best practices and processes to the company to support the continued rapid growth.”
Cellomatics’ CEO and founder, Dr Shailendra Singh, adds: “We are on an ambitious growth curve which is fueled by an increasing demand for our expertise in preclinical cell-based assay development in the oncology, respiratory, immunology, inflammation, and immuno-oncology therapeutic areas. As we grow, it is important to develop our infrastructure and bring in the expertise to support our commercial objectives. Anand’s wealth of experience in working with entrepreneurs will be an invaluable asset to Cellomatics, and I am delighted to welcome him to the team.”
Cellomatics was recently crowned regional winner in the Barclays Entrepreneur Awards 2021 and its CEO Shailendra Singh was awarded Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year for the Midlands at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards.