Roche Diagnostics has announced that effective from April 1, Robert Yates has been appointed as new Head of Roche Applied Science. He succeeds Manfred Baier, who will be retiring from Roche at the end of 2011.
Robert Yates subsequently held increasing leadership positions in R&D, engineering and process management within Roche Diagnostics, in Indianapolis and in Roche´s headquarters in Basel.
Most recently he served as Global Head of Business Development and Licensing of Roche Diagnostics. Robert Yates will report to Daniel ODay, COO of Roche Diagnostics.