Liquid specialist in Bury St Edmunds appoints new head of tech

Andrew Macdonald, new head of tech services at Redd & Whyte Ltd in Bury.
Andrew Macdonald, new head of tech services at Redd & Whyte Ltd in Bury.
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LIQUID handling technology specialists Redd&Whyte have announced a major new appointment.

Andrew Macdonald has been recruited as head of tech services for the biotech firm, as part of a wider restructurting of the company to broaden its customer base across Europe and North America.

The role will see Andrew take charge of the company’s service and support team.

It already offers industry leading services to laboratories, including signicificantly reducing the amount of ‘instrument down time’ by offering replacement products during periods of maintenance.

Roger Poole, who is managing director at the business off Skyliner Way, said: “It’s an exciting time for everyone at Red&Whyte.

“We are in the process of restructurinmg as part of a new growth strategy and Andrew joins Redd&Whyte with a wealth of experience in understanding complex technologies and providing world-class customer service.”

The past seven years has seen Andrew work as head of microarray technologies at Genesis Diagnostics.

There, he developed advanced technologies for diagnostic assays, as well as providing applications, customer support and training.

He has also worked at BioRobotic/Genomic Solutions as a global applications specialist and has held specialist and research positions across a range of clinical fields.

Redd&Whyte develops robotic instruments for laboratory sciencists.

The equipment is used across a range of areas including drug development, human disease and clinical research and includes the Preddator, designed by scientists for scientists, Visit www.www.reddandwhyte.co