Advanced Animal Diagnostics has named Joy Parr Drach as its president. Parr Drach is a founder and senior partner of Entira, a management and marketing consulting firm for agribusiness companies. She will continue in an advisory role at the firm.
“We are excited to have Joy join AAD at this important time for our business,” said Rudy Rodriguez, who will remain as the company’s chief scientific officer. “She brings a unique combination of expertise in agribusiness and new product introductions that will benefit AAD as we move toward commercialization of the first generation of our technology platform products.”
Rodriguez is also the founder of Advanced Animal Diagnostics and a member of the board of directors.
The Durham, N.C.-based research and development company was founded in 2001 to commercialize exclusively licensed proprietary technology for the diagnosis of farm-animal diseases.