Burlington, Ontario, May 22, 2014 — Natrix Separations, Inc., a maker of innovative single-use chromatography products for the biopharmaceutical industry, announced today that Peter Tunon has joined the company as Vice President of Sales & Marketing. In this role, Mr. Tunon will lead all commercial activities for Natrix, including marketing, product management, channel strategy, sales support for channel partners, and business development.
A native of Uppsala, Sweden, Mr. Tunon brings over 25 years of professional experience in general management, marketing, sales, project management and business development for life science research and manufacturing markets. His previous positions include Director of Marketing at TechniKrom (now Asahi Kasei Bioprocessing), Business Director for Chromatography at Life Technologies Inc., Manager, Chromatography at Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., as well as various positions at Pharmacia Fine Chemicals (now GE Healthcare) in Uppsala, Sweden. Mr. Tunon earned his B.S. degree in Biochemistry from the University of Uppsala, Sweden, and studied marketing at the University of California, Berkeley.
“Peter brings to Natrix a unique blend of technical market knowledge and strategic marketing experience. He has led the successful launch of several new technologies, and has deep roots in chromatography,” said Natrix President & CEO, John Chickosky. “As Natrix accelerates the launch of our downstream platform, Peter will play a critical role in steering our product families and connecting customers and commercial partners with our technology.”
About Natrix Separations Inc
Natrix Separations is a leading supplier of high performance, single use and multi-cycle disposable chromatography products to the life science, food, beverage and water markets. Natrix Separations’ patented Advective™ chromatography technology combines the high binding capacity, selectivity and specificity associated with conventional resin-based chromatography with the high throughput and ease-of-use of traditional membrane products. The product consists of a polymeric hydrogel formed within a flexible porous support matrix. The support matrix provides mechanical strength, while the hydrogel properties determine the separation chemistry of the product. The Natrix Chromatography technology now enables single use for primary capture through final polish. For additional information, visit www.natrixseparations.com