New appointment to boost Gyros sales worldwide

New appointment to boost Gyros sales worldwide Press Release, 04 October 2004 Uppsala, Sweden Gyros announced today that Mats Bergström joined the company on 01 October 2004 as Vice President, Marketing and Sales. Mr. Bergström brings with him a wealth of sales and marketing experience gained from over 20 years in the Life Science industry. Mr. Bergstöm joins Gyros from Pyrosequencing (part of Biotage AB), where he was Vice President, responsible for European sales and support as well as distributor organizations in Europe and Asia. Previous to this, Mr. Bergström spent eight years at Applied Biosystems, where he also served as Director for the PCR and Consumables Business Unit and held positions as Product Group Manager Europe and Biotechnology Marketing Manager for the Nordic region. "Mats has acquired a wealth of sales, marketing and management experience over the last 20 years or so," commented Jan Würtz, CEO for Gyros AB. "He has a good understanding of the biotech market and we are looking forward to seeing him drive product sales worldwide," added Mr. Würtz. About Gyros AB Gyros miniaturizes and integrates laboratory applications, enabling scientists to generate more information from less sample and to improve lab performance. Using our proprietary technology platform, we increase productivity by streamlining the many steps of conventional applications into single, nanoliter scale procedures. Optimal environments are created for each application. A Gyrolab microlaboratory, in the form of a compact disk, can process hundreds of samples in parallel, under the control of Gyrolab Workstation. Our company will realize the full potential of the Gyros technology platform in the fields of drug discovery and diagnostics. Initial product offerings are focused towards the growing area of proteomics. Gyros has 75 employees working at its headquarters in Uppsala Science Park, Sweden and in sales offices in the USA and Europe. For further information, visit or contact: Jan Würtz, President and CEO, Gyros AB Tel: +46 (0)18 566 400 Mobile: +46 (0)70 592 5670 Email: Mats Bergström, Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Gyros AB Tel: +46 (0)18 566 377 Mobile: +46-(0)70 536 33 11 Email: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical may be forward-looking and include risks and uncertainties. Therefore, though based on Gyros' current expectations, it should be duly noted that a variety of factors could cause actual results and experiences to differ materially from what is herein expressed. Risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks associated with the management of growth and international operations (including effects of currency fluctuations), variability of operating results, unforeseen changes in the diagnostic and pharmaceutical markets, market competition, rapid or unexpected changes in technologies, fluctuations in product demand, difficulties to successfully develop, adapt, produce or commercialize products, the ability to identify and develop new products and to differentiate products from those of competitors, as well as various legal hazards. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Gyros, Gyrolab and the Gyros logo are registered trademarks of Gyros AB. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download: Gyros new VP Marketing & Sales

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Gyros miniaturizes and integrates laboratory processes into application-specific Gyrolab? microlaboratories that process hundreds of samples in parallel at nanoliter scale. Scientists generate more information from less sample, improve lab performance and increase productivity.

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