LLANTRISANT, UK - Markes International, Llantrisant, UK, a specialist manufacturer of analytical instrumentation for trace organic analysis, has appointed Massimo Santoro to the position of Technical Marketing Director.

Santoro joins Markes following a 20-year career in the analytical sciences. With a background in forensic science, Santoro has had product-focused and sales roles at PerkinElmer, followed by experience in global marketing of quadrupole mass spectrometry and GC solutions at ThermoFisher Scientific. In his new role at Markes, he will be taking responsibility for all aspects of marketing the company’s long-established thermal desorption (TD) products and its new range of time-of-flight mass spectrometry (TOF MS) technologies.

The appointment comes at the same time as the promotion of Dr. Caroline Widdowson and Dr. Laura McGregor to the positions of TD and TOF Product Marketing Managers, respectively.