Millipore increases investments in international markets

Millipore Corporation (Billerica, Massachusetts) recently announced that it has increased its investment in personnel and facilities to support the growth of its business in emerging international markets such as China and India.

Millipore Corporation (Billerica, Massachusetts) recently announced that it has increased its investment in personnel and facilities to support the growth of its business in emerging international markets such as China and India.

The company has appointed Geoff Ide as vice president of International Markets. Ide comes to Millipore with more than twenty years of experience in marketing and international general management. Most recently, Ide has served as president of Bausch and Lomb's Japan operations. His responsibilities will focus on the development and implementation of regional growth strategies for both the Bioscience and Bioprocess divisions, with an emphasis on China and India where the company has seen increasing demand for its laboratory water and sample preparation products.