Millipore appoints new president of Bioprocess Division

Jean-Paul Mangeolle, currently with Millipore, has been named president of its Bioprocess Division. He reports directly to Martin Madaus, Millipore chairman, CEO and president. He has held several other senior and mid-level positions...

BILLERICA, MA, Sept. 6, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Millipore Corp. announced today that Jean-Paul Mangeolle, currently with Millipore, has been named president of its Bioprocess Division. He reports directly to Martin Madaus, Millipore chairman, CEO and president.

In his new role, Mangeolle will lead the development and execution of the division's growth strategy, with marketing, sales, R&D and business development responsibilities. Millipore's Bioprocess Division contributes 60 percent to Millipore's overall business revenues and employs about 820 people worldwide. The division offers tools, technologies and services that optimize the development and manufacturing of biotherapeutics.

Martin Madaus, who has been the acting head of Millipore's Bioprocess Division, said: "Jean-Paul is a results-oriented and focused senior executive with a great track record. His understanding of the bioprocess markets and his leadership capabilities make him a strong fit for this critical position. He's led customer-facing operations in every major geographic area and has been a key player in our new growth strategy and in recent acquisitions. I'm very pleased that he's accepted this new challenge."

Most recently, Mangeolle has served as Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations for the Bioprocess Division, responsible for the Division's process development and engineering services, and its worldwide sales operations. Mangeolle also was responsible for the creation and leadership of the Process Monitoring Tools business unit within the division. He worked at Mykrolis Corp., a spin-off of the Microelectronics Division of Millipore, from 2001 to 2002. Prior to that he had senior management roles in Millipore's Microelectronics and Laboratory Water Divisions, and in Millipore's Asian Operations.

Jean-Paul Mangeolle holds a master's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Montpellier, in Montpellier, France, and a bachelor's degree in environmental engineering from the University of Chambery in Chambery, France.

Millipore (www.millipore.com) is a leading bioprocess and bioscience products and services company, organized into two divisions. The Bioprocess division offers solutions that optimize development and manufacturing of biologics. The Bioscience division provides high performance products and application insights that improve laboratory productivity. Millipore has a deep understanding of its customers' research and manufacturing process needs, and offers reliable and innovative tools, technologies and services. The company employs approximately 4,500 people worldwide and posted revenues of $883 million in 2004.

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