Artel’s Mid-Atlantic Roster Expands: Focusing on Lab Productivity

John DerentWESTBROOK, ME (March 10, 2021) John Derent has joined Artel to assist customers and laboratories in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic region to optimize their liquid handling operations and meet their productivity goals. “I’m thrilled to be joining Artel on their mission to improve the quality of lab results and reduce development times,” he stated.

John’s background includes over 20 years with Johnson & Johnson during which he spent the majority of his time working with robotics, automating previously manual processes and developing sample preparation and assay methods utilizing a variety of liquid handlers, among many other activities. For the last three-years, John held the position of Chief Business Development Officer at GeNovu, dedicated to connecting labs with software solutions to help them improve their lab automation processes.

John has used Artel technology for more than fifteen years, and with his deep understanding of automation and laboratory operations he is well positioned to help customers get the best possible performance out of their instrumentation and assays.   “John’s years of automation experience and dedication, along with his innovated approach to helping labs solve their liquid handling challenges is what made him the perfect fit for working with Artel customers,” says Bernadette Danis, director of sales and marketing.  “We are delighted to have him join the Artel team as we continue to grow our business, especially in the Mid-Atlantic area.”