Accelerate Diagnostics appoints Tom Brown to board
Mr. Brown’s appointment adds over 30 years of medical diagnostics expertise to the company’s board of directors.
Beginning his career with the Abbott Laboratories Diagnostics Division (ADD) in 1974, Mr. Brown held numerous sales, marketing and general management positions of increasing responsibility.
Mr. Brown served in positions including Divisional Vice President of Sales within the United States, and Divisional Vice President and General Manager of the Western Hemisphere, and by 1993 he was Corporate Vice President of Worldwide Diagnostic Commercial Operations.
He was named Senior Vice President before becoming President of the Diagnostic Division, the role he served until his retirement in 2002.
Mr. Brown currently serves on the board of directors of Quidel Corporation and Stericycle, Inc. and has previously served on the boards of Cepheid, Inc. and Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.
Mr. Brown received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo.