Concept Life Sciences appoints East Coast Business Development Director


Sarah Harris

Sarah Harris

Concept Life Sciences (Concept), the integrated drug discovery, development and analytical services company, has appointed Sarah Harris as Business Development Director for the East Coast, US.

Harris joins David Halverson, US Head of Sales, and John Vu, West Coast Business Development Director, to further expand the group’s support for its integrated discovery and development services in the US.

Harris began her career as a scientist at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute. She has 10 years’ business development experience in the biotechnology industry, including national account coverage, in preclinical services, reagents and consumables used in drug development, and Phase I validation.

Harris joins Concept from Fidelta, a preclinical discovery services company, where she was National Business Development Director. She has also previously held Business Development roles with Envigo and Affymetrix.

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Philip Payne, Chief Commercial Officer, Concept Life Sciences, said: “We are delighted to welcome Sarah as the latest addition to the highly-skilled business development team Concept is building in the US, to manage our growing portfolio of US partners. Her strong background and considerable experience will be a great asset as we continue to increase the reach of our integrated discovery and development services.”