Gyros Protein Technologies has appointed Peter Luk as Vice President, Asia-Pacific. Peter’s appointment marks a step in the expansion of the newly formed company into the Asia-Pacific region, in line with its strategy outlined at the time of merger, according to Gyros.
Peter has over 25 years of life science business experience in Asia. Most recently he was General Manager of ProteinSimple, Asia, where he increased revenue in Asia more than four-fold over a period of five years. Prior to that Peter was Vice President, Asia-Pacific of Molecular Devices, and he has also held various management roles at PerkinElmer, Packard Biosciences and Bio-Rad Laboratories in the Asia-Pacific region. Peter holds an undergraduate degree in Biotechnology from the University of Leeds, UK, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the City University of Hong Kong.
“We are delighted to welcome Peter to the Gyros Protein Technologies team. Asia-Pacific is experiencing tremendous growth in the biotherapeutic discovery, development and manufacturing markets that we serve. With Peter’s many years of experience and exceptional track record in building high value life science businesses in the Asia-Pacific market, we are confident he will be an invaluable asset as the company expands in the region,” said Dan Calvo, CEO of Gyros Protein Technologies.
“I am excited to be joining Gyros Protein Technologies at this pivotal time. I look forward to be a part of a growing team, and to helping increase the Company’s reach in the Asia-Pacific region,” said Pete Luk.