Cancer Genetics Strengthens Management Team with Appointment of William Finger as Executive Vice President, Precision Medicine and Pharma Services
Published on: Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 View all Press Releases
Executive appointment underscores continued execution of new corporate strategy of expanding Biopharma and Discovery businesses
RUTHERFORD, N.J. and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cancer Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CGIX), a leader in enabling precision medicine for immuno-oncology and genomics through molecular markers and diagnostics, today announced the appointment of William Finger as the Company’s Executive Vice President, Precision Medicine and Biopharma Solutions, effective immediately. Mr. Finger will be responsible for developing and overseeing Cancer Genetics’ Precision Medicine and Biopharma and Clinical Trial business unit.
Mr. Finger has more than 25 years of life sciences, diagnostic and lab services industry experience with senior level responsibilities focused on precision medicine, lab integrations and biomarker testing. Prior to joining Cancer Genetics, Mr. Finger served as Managing Director, Precision Medicine and Diagnostics for Kineticos, a life science consultancy providing actionable strategic guidance and tactical implementation to industry leaders within the Precision Medicine industry. Prior to that, Mr. Finger served for over 12 years with Laboratory Corporation of America. While at LabCorp, he held leadership positions in scientific affairs, preclinical services, bio-repository and operations. Early in his career, Mr. Finger worked for Wake Health Services and Duke University Medical Center.
Mr. Finger holds a Master’s Degree of Healthcare Administration from the University of North Carolina and a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology from State University of New York.
“We are excited to welcome Bill to Cancer Genetics as we execute on our plans to transform the business to accelerate the path to profitability by improving operational efficiency, expanding the service offerings and growing our pipeline in our Biopharma and Discovery businesses in the near term,” said John A. Roberts, Chief Executive Officer of Cancer Genetics. “Bill’s long history of leading key teams at LabCorp as well as advising industry leaders will be instrumental in driving sustainable growth for our Company.”
“Cancer Genetics is committed to providing industry leading oncology diagnostic services, especially in the immuno-oncology arena, to continue improving cancer diagnosis and treatment, and empowering our biopharma partners’ development efforts,” said William Finger, EVP, Precision Medicine and Biopharma Solutions. “I am thrilled to join the team and look forward to building and executing on our strategy to bring important new tests and services to biopharma and biotech companies that enhance the development of drugs designed to improve patient outcomes.”
ABOUT CANCER GENETICS
Cancer Genetics, Inc. is a leader in enabling precision medicine in oncology from bench to bedside through the use of oncology biomarkers and molecular testing. CGI is developing a global footprint with locations in the US, Australia and China. We have established strong clinical research collaborations with major cancer centers such as Memorial Sloan Kettering, The Cleveland Clinic, Mayo Clinic, Keck School of Medicine at USC and the National Cancer Institute.
The Company offers a comprehensive range of laboratory services that provide critical genomic and biomarker information. Its state-of-the-art reference labs are CLIA-certified and CAP-accredited in the US and have licensure from several states including New York State.