GGA Software Services LLC, a leading provider of outsourced scientific informatics services to the life sciences industry, announced today the appointment of Stephen Yemm as Vice President of Business Development, Europe.
In this capacity, Mr. Yemm will be responsible for all new business development activities for GGA in the United Kingdom, Scandinavia, and Northern Europe. Mr. Yemm brings to GGA over 20 years of successful sales and marketing experience in the laboratory data management and software solutions field.
“We are very pleased that Steve has decided to join GGA’s business development team in a leadership role,” said Richard Golob, GGA’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Steve has the experience and network to increase GGA’s presence within the United Kingdom, Scandinavia, and Northern Europe and to expand GGA’s business development team within the region.”
Prior to joining GGA, Mr. Yemm was a founding Managing Director at systems integrator Vialis AG, where he established the company’s Northern European subsidiary. Previously, Mr. Yemm served as Director of Strategic Account Management at Symyx Technologies, where he was responsible for establishing global account strategy and for managing key European pharmaceutical accounts. In addition, Mr. Yemm was Executive Director of the Global Accounts Program at CambridgeSoft, European Field Director at IDBS Ltd., and UK Country Manager at NuGenesis Technologies. He also has direct experience in the pharmaceutical industry, having worked as a medicinal chemist for Boots Pharmaceuticals for several years in the early 1980s. He holds a BSc Degree with Honors in Applied Chemistry from Nottingham Trent University.
“I am delighted to join GGA and to play a key role in the company’s growth”, said Mr. Yemm. “GGA has the potential to become the world’s leading outsourcing vendor in the scientific informatics field, and I look forward to helping GGA achieve that objective.”
GGA Software Services is a leading provider of outsourced scientific informatics services to the life sciences industry. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with a best-of-class development center in St. Petersburg, Russia, GGA offers broad capabilities in scientific software engineering, algorithm development, and knowledge management, especially in cheminformatics, bioinformatics, and development informatics. Global pharmaceutical, scientific instrumentation, and medical device corporations as well as early-stage life science companies rely on GGA to provide ongoing scientific informatics services, including support, maintenance, and QA services, to enhance their internal resources. Since 1994, GGA has successfully served as an extended workbench for its clients, allowing them to both achieve their critical objectives and maximize their scientific informatics budget.