Slone Partners Recruits President for Cancer Testing Specialist Abcodia

September 15, 2015 – Executive recruiters Slone Partners has placed Nadia Altomare as president of North America at Abcodia, a specialist company engaged in the development of tests for early detection of cancer.

As president, Ms. Altomare will develop and implement the strategic business plan for U.S. operations, launch the company’s first early cancer detection product in the U.S. — the ROCA test — and build a high performing business. She will also join the board of directors of the parent company Abcodia Ltd. Ms. Altomare has more than 20 years of healthcare experience and extensive knowledge in developing and implementing strategic plans to drive commercial growth in the life sciences, biotechnology, and diagnostic industries. She most recently served as vice president and general manager at Thermofisher Scientific. In addition, she has held senior management positions in single & multi-product/service environments spanning from entrepreneurial to Fortune 500 companies.

“With Abcodia’s launch of the ROCA test in the U.S., we wanted to deliver a candidate with the energy and enthusiasm to commercialize their offering and take their business to the next level,” said Adam Slone, Slone Partners CEO. “Abcodia is a passionate group, and with Nadia, we really found someone who was the right fit.”

Dr. Julie Barnes, CEO of Abcodia, said that this search “was our first experience of working with Slone Partners and I would not hesitate to work with them again. The quality of the candidates that they selected for this role was extremely high, which is a testament to their knowledge of where to find excellent candidates in this space. The attention to detail, communication, and decision-making throughout the entire process was outstanding.”

Over the past several months, Slone Partners has recruited a chief clinical laboratory officer for personalized medicine company Celmatix; a vice president of research, development & engineering at medical technology incubator Cirle; and VP of managed care at medicine company Genomind.

Slone Partners is a nationally recognized recruitment firm that specializes in delivering executive, management and leadership talent for the diagnostic, biopharmaceutical, healthcare information technology and laboratory testing industries. The firm has offices in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco.

Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media

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