Edwin Roovers joined Micronit in February 2015 as Vice President Sales & Marketing. Before Micronit he was Director in Sales and Marketing for Europe, Middle East, Africa & India from 2011 until December 2014 at Luminex Corporation, a US based biotechnology company focused on clinical diagnostics and life science research. Prior to Luminex he had various leadership positions in sales and marketing at Abbott Diagnostics Division and Abbott Molecular for Europe, Middle East, Africa & India from 2002 until 2011. Before Abbott he worked from 2002 until 2006 for Applied Biosystems, now Life Technologies as part of Thermo Fischer Scientific. During this period he had several roles in customer application support for the Benelux countries and in business development of diagnostic products for Europe, Middle East & Africa.
Mr. Roovers has a Master’s Degree in Biology from the University of Leiden in Leiden and a Ph.D. in molecular biology and biochemistry from the Free University in Amsterdam.