GGA Software Services Announces the Promotion of John Lyons to Vice President of Business Development in the U.S.

GGA Software Services LLC, a leading provider of outsourced scientific informatics services to the life sciences industry, announced today the promotion of John Lyons to Vice President of Business Development, United States.

In this capacity, Mr. Lyons will lead new business development activities for GGA in the United States. Mr. Lyons has over 20 years of successful sales and marketing experience in the laboratory data management and software solutions field, including the past five years in business development positions of increasing responsibility with GGA.

“We are very pleased with John’s success at GGA and congratulate him on his promotion to Vice President, where he will take a leadership role in helping to further drive growth at the company.” said Richard Golob, GGA’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “John has demonstrated great skill in winning and managing scientific informatics engagements for GGA, and he has the experience and the network to further increase GGA’s presence within the United States as well as expand GGA’s business development team within the region.”
 
While at GGA, Mr. Lyons has been effective at undertaking new business development and strategic account management at many of GGA’s clients in the pharmaceutical, scientific informatics, and scientific instrumentation industries. Previously, Mr. Lyons served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Genedata, Executive Director of Sales and Services at LION Bioscience, Director of Sales at MDL Information Systems, and Senior Account Manager at Thermo Electron’s Labsystems division.  He also has direct experience in the pharmaceutical industry, having worked as a Research Associate at Johnson & Johnson’s Pharmaceutical Research Institute. He holds a BS Degree in Chemistry from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

GGA Software Services is a leading provider of outsourced scientific informatics services to the life sciences industry. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with a best-of-class development center in St. Petersburg, Russia, GGA offers broad capabilities in scientific software engineering, algorithm development, and knowledge management, especially in cheminformatics, bioinformatics, and development informatics. Global pharmaceutical, scientific informatics, and scientific instrumentation corporations as well as early-stage life science companies rely on GGA to provide ongoing scientific informatics services, including support, maintenance, and QA services, to enhance their internal resources. Since 1994, GGA has successfully served as an extended workbench for its clients, allowing them to both achieve their critical objectives and optimize their scientific informatics budget.