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Millennium Labs announces three new hires

Millennium Laboratories announced three new hires: Nikhil Nayak as chief marketing officer; Steven Soe as chief compliance officer; and Michael Flowers as vice president of government operations.

“We feel very fortunate to have Nikhil, Steve and Mike bring their leadership and diverse experience to Millennium,” said Howard Appel, president of Millennium Labs, which is in the science of medication monitoring and pharmacogenetic testing space. “As we continue to position our products and services to our constituents, these key executives will play integral roles to deliver industry leading products and solutions to payers, physicians and patients.”

Nayak has nearly two decades of experience with all aspects of marketing, including life cycle product management, finance, global commercialization, managed markets and digital strategies. Over the course of his career at Forest Laboratories Inc., Nayak held a variety of positions in sales, marketing and business development. He most recently served as executive director of global marketing and early commercialization, where he steered the successful approvals and launches of several products in Canada, Europe and Latin America. Nayak will focus on re-positioning Millennium for sustained growth and developing strategies to launch innovative products and services to meet the needs of Millennium’s customers and their patients.

Millennium's chief compliance officer, Soe, brings over 15 years of experience building and implementing health care compliance programs. He will oversee the strategic development of Millennium Laboratories’ health care compliance program to ensure that the company retains a best-in-class program within the clinical laboratory industry. Most recently, he served as vice president, chief compliance officer for AssureRx Health, and before that developed and implemented health care compliance programs at both Genentech and Johnson & Johnson.

Flowers brings more than 15 years of leadership experience in health care to his new role. Over his career, he has built commercial sales organizations, launched multiple major brands across a variety of disease states, delivered sustained growth, and managed collaborations with partner companies. Flowers most recently served as vice president, government accounts for Walgreens, where he developed and executed all sales strategies within all government channels of business, focusing on the growth of infusion, specialty pharmacy, retail pharmacy and vaccine products. Prior to starting his career in pharmaceutical sales, he served for nine years on active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps followed by 15 years in the reserve component, retiring with the rank of lieutenant colonel.

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