Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> October 12, 2001

Christopher Gleeson – Ventana Medical Systems Inc (vmsi)

CHRISTOPHER M. GLEESON became President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. in May 1999. He joined the company in March 1999 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Gleeson was Senior Vice President of Bayer Diagnostics and General Manager of the US commercial Operations for Chiron Diagnostics, and prior to that, the founder, owner and Managing Director of Australian Diagnostics Corporation, a leading diagnostics distributor in Australia. He is a director of Pharmanetics, Inc. Mr. Gleeson attended Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. Profile
TWST: Can we start out with an overview of Ventana Medical Systems and

how you see the company at this point in time?

Mr. Gleeson: Ventana has unique expertise and intellectual