In support of their mission to become the Precision Metagenomics company in infectious disease testing and management, IDbyDNA has filled two key leadership positions in their human resources and customer success organization.
Wendy Chang has been appointed Vice President, Head of People, and will lead all aspects of the company’s people strategies, including talent acquisition, leadership development and shaping the employee experience, people capabilities and culture. Her appointment supports IDbyDNA’s strategic commitment to attract top talent on their way to maturing from a startup organization to a commercial enterprise.
Wendy has over 20 years of Life Sciences experience and an extensive background in growing and scaling organizations as they enter “hypergrowth” mode. She has served in multiple leadership roles at Gilead Sciences, most recently as Vice President Human Resources.
Wendy is passionate about building highly engaged teams where employees can thrive and are able to make a difference in shifting current paradigms in patient care.
Reza Anayat joins IDbyDNA as Vice President, Head of Customer Success. He brings more than 20 years of experience in leading best-in-class customer and service support teams in the diagnostics, pharmaceutical and medtech industry. A believer in the Three Ps of Business – People, Product, Process – Reza will lead the company’s service and support strategy with a focus on customer service and customer satisfaction.
Prior to joining IDbyDNA, Reza was Vice President and General Manager of Global Service and Training at Novartis/Grifols, leading their service and support organization and establishing infrastructure and training centers in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Reza’s background is in Nuclear Medicine Science where he conducted research on brain imaging using Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and lectured at the University of Newcastle, Australia.
“We are excited to welcome Wendy and Reza into our IDbyDNA family,” said the company’s CEO, Neil Gunn. “Their superb industry backgrounds and longtime experience in their respective fields will provide us with the expertise we need to grow and meet the increasing demand in actionable infectious disease testing and pathogen surveillance using Precision Metagenomics. I am thrilled to have them on our team!”