L.i.M.S. Announces Key Leadership Appointment

HOLLYWOOD, FL – September30, 2003 – L.I.M.S. (USA) Inc. (“L.i.M.S.”), the developers of the StarLIMS, laboratory information management system, today announced the appointment of Jeff Ferguson, as its new Chief Operating Officer.

Prior to joining L.i.M.S. Mr. Ferguson, served as the Director of Enterprise Systems at Applera Corp – Applied Biosystems (ABI), overseeing ABI’s laboratory informatics business. Formerly Mr. Ferguson held the senior sales role at PE Corporation’s informatics business units.   

” In Jeff’s new position he will direct the company’s product development, general management of sales, marketing, professional services, and operations. Jeff brings us over 15 years of industry expertise combining operational know-how and leadership.  I am positive that Jeff will successfully spearhead our continuous goal to provide cost effective, easy to use, laboratory solutions for the global LIMS market. As we continue to deliver on our corporate objectives for growth and customer return on investment, we are pleased with the addition of an industry executive with a proven track record in the regulated life sciences market.” said Isaac Friedman, L.i.M.S.’ President & CEO. 

“These are thrilling times for us at L.i.M.S. as we secure our position as the preeminent LIMS partner for laboratories in wide ranging disciplines across the globe. I am very pleased to join this agile customer focused company, “ said Jeff Ferguson. “ Our software and services are enabling customers to greatly improve their operational efficiencies as they transform their laboratory data into enterprise knowledge. With the increased importance of compelling issues such as corporate consolidation, regulatory compliance and threats to public health, our record of innovation and customer commitment uniquely qualifies us to deliver complete and effective solutions in this market.” 

About L.I.M.S.

L.i.M.S. and StarLIMS are trading names of L.I.M.S. (USA) Inc. StarLIMS is a powerful, full-featured, highly extensible and scalable laboratory information management system. StarLIMS consists of functionally rich, out-of-the-box components, allowing your laboratory to easily create and maintain its unique workflow and work style.  The system provides complete traceability and regulatory compliance, while supporting process versatility.  The Multiple-Tier architecture of StarLIMS simplifies and secures upgradability without vendor intervention

Since 1987, L.i.M.S.’ primary goal has been to deliver leading edge, flexible and easy-to-use, collaborative LIMS solutions to organizations worldwide, comprising corporate, government, municipal, and private laboratories, within the chemical, clinical, environmental, food, forensics, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and public health industries. L.I.M.S. (USA) Inc. has been ISO9001, certified since January 2001. StarLIMS and L.i.M.S. have received “number one” overall rankings in an independent Global LIMS Report published by Strategic Directions International, Inc. (SDi). For more information, please visit www.starlims.com