Spartan Bioscience appoints industry vet to vice-president, manufacturing

Spartan Bioscience announced Tuesday Sean Tomalty has been appointed vice-president of manufacturing.

Mr. Tomalty was most recently at Abbott Point of Care, where he was plant director of a 500,000-square-foot facility that manufactured medical devices. He has also had stops at JDSU and Nortel in his 30-year career.

Spartan CEO Paul Lem said Mr. Tomalty has deep expertise in medical device manufacturing and will be an excellent addition to the Spartan team.

“He will play a key role in the production of Spartan’s DNA devices and tests,” Mr. Lem said in a statement.

Mr. Tomalty, a Carleton mechanical engineering and Queen’s business grad, will be tasked with leading the manufacturing of Spartan’s DNA diagnostic devices and tests.