Posted: December 1, 2008

Agar Scientific Appoints Steve Woodland Managing Director

(Nanowerk News) Agar Scientific is pleased to announce the immediate appointment of Steve Woodland as Managing Director with current MD, Dr Lynne Joyce moving to a new role as Director of Market Development where she will focus on technology, product development and customer relationships. This strengthening of the management team at Agar will focus on business development as the company moves forward with increased products and services.
Steve Woodland brings a wealth of experience in general management, sales & marketing, catalogue distribution through working with a number of UK and international companies. These have included positions at Lancaster Synthesis, Haarmann & Reimer and Sigma Aldrich. Most recently, he has run a consultancy company assisting a number of international organisations providing specialist R&D products.
Making the announcement, Geoff Spink, Chief Executive of Hartest Holdings PLC, Agar’s parent company, said he felt this is an exciting time in the growth of the company. “Having two consummate professionals at the top of Agar is going to ensure we are able to build on the business created by Lynne and her colleagues over many years through adding Steve’s broad operational skills and experience.”
Agar supplies one of the broadest ranges of accessories and consumables for microscopy. The complete range is available in either electronic or printed-catalogue form. To receive your copy, please visit and register today.
About Agar Scientific
Established in 1972, Agar Scientific is a leading international supplier of consumables, accessories and specialist equipment for all areas of microscopy. The products are used by workers in the fields of electron microscopy (TEM and SEM) light microscopy and related laboratory disciplines such as sample preparation, calibration and analysis.
Agar has its own manufacturing facility for calibration specimens, grids, apertures and filaments. Agar’s technical team has wide practical experience in specimen preparation and microscopy techniques.
From their UK headquarters, Agar provide a fast and efficient despatch service from an extensive range of stock while a network of agents and distributors provides support worldwide.
Agar provides both print and online catalogues of consumables and accessories for electron and light microscopy in all biological and material science related fields.
Source: Agar Scientific (press release)
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