IT project management vet to lead Labtronics implementation, validation services

Labtronics appoints IT project management veteran William Bushey to lead implementation, validation services. Pharmaceutical software validation expertise strengthens Labtronics' service offerings...

GUELPH, ON, Canada, Dec. 20, 2005 -- Labtronics Inc., a global provider innovative laboratory data integration and management software solutions, announced the appointment of William Bushey as project manager. Reporting directly to Labtronics president Robert Pavlis said Bushey will oversee Labtronics' Implementation and Validation Services.

In his new role, Bushey will ensure that customers gain maximum benefit from their software investment and are in full compliance with all regulatory guidelines. He will lead Labtronics seasoned group of application experts and will have full responsibility for the success of all customer projects.

"William brings a depth and range of experience to Labtronics that is invaluable to our growth," said Pavlis. "His leadership will drive our vision of providing the best possible user experience for all of our customers. As more and more customers look to us to provide validation services for our solutions, William's expertise in this area will be invaluable."

Bushey brings more than 15 years of validation, IT and laboratory experience to Labtronics, with significant regulatory compliance expertise including vast knowledge regarding FDA 21 CFR Part 11, GAMP IV and cGMP. He joins the company from Novopharm where he served as Manager, Systems Validation. There he managed the validation project of Novopharm's Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), was the local leader of a global initiative to create validation standards according to GAMP IV guidance and remediation of existing cGMP-sensitive systems to adhere to 21 CFR Part 11 and represented the company in presentation and defense of validation documentation to regulatory agencies such as the FDA. Bushey has also managed the implementation of large Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems for a number of companies, spent time as an implementation consultant for a software company and started his career as a chemistry laboratory technician at Upjohn Pharmaceuticals (now Pfizer).

"With a stable of industry leading integration solutions, backed by a team committed to delivering customer value, Labtronics is well positioned to take advantage of the burgeoning laboratory data integration market space," says Bushey. "I am pleased to be leading implementation and validation services during this exciting time and welcome the opportunity to contribute to Labtronics' long term growth."

An industry leader and innovator in laboratory data integration and management solutions, Labtronics (www.labtronics.com) combines advanced software and unparalleled data integration expertise to help customers derive more value from their laboratory data. With customers around the world and offices in North America and Europe, Labtronics' solutions help customers improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their laboratories while reducing their cost for regulatory compliance and increasing the speed with which they can release products from quality testing to the market.

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