BBI Group appoints new CEO

The BBI Group has appointed a new CEO as it moves to its global headquarters in Crumlin, South Wales.

Mario Gualano, previously BBI’s Global Head of Commercial, took up the role of CEO following the departure of former CEO Lyn Rees.

Having completed his PhD in Microbiology and Immunodiagnostics at Cardiff University and his MBA at Henley, Mario brings over twenty years’ experience within the microbiology / diagnostics sector within Thermo-Fisher Scientific, most recently as President of the microbiology division.

Chairman Alan Peterson said: “I’m delighted that Mario Gualano will be taking up the helm as BBI moves to a world-class facility. Mario has a wealth of commercial, technical and operational experience which will be invaluable as BBI continues its growth journey.

“The Board would like to thank Lyn for his hard work, energy and enthusiasm over the past 17 years and wish him all the best in his future endeavours.”