Protein Metrics Creates Swiss Subsidiary to Meet Growing European Demand

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Hires Protein Mass Spectrometry Expert for Additional Customer Support

Stephane Bahraoui, M.Sc., Customer Support Scientist

"Having a legal entity in Switzerland allows us to respond quickly to growing European demand, allowing us to easily hire top protein scientists for customer support," says Eric Carlson, Ph.D., President and CEO.

Protein Metrics Inc., a leading provider of mass spectrometry software for protein characterization, announced today that is has created a wholly owned European subsidiary, Protein Metrics SA, and hired a protein mass spectrometry expert, Stephane Bahraoui, M.Sc., to meet growing demand for its products and services in Europe.

“We created Protein Metrics SA in response to the tremendous growth we’ve experienced in Europe over the past three years,” says Eric Carlson, Ph.D, President and CEO. “Having a legal entity in Switzerland, managed by Dr. Pierre Allemand, VP of European Biopharma Relations, allows us to respond quickly to expanding European demand. As a result, we can now easily hire top protein scientists, such as Stephane, to support our rapidly growing user base.”

Mr. Bahraoui joins Protein Metrics as a Customer Support Scientist from Waters Corporation, where he worked as a Field High Resolution Application Specialist and provided on-site customer training and support for multiple mass spectrometry platforms and associated software technologies.

He has more than 10 years of antibody analysis experience in the Academia, Biopharma, CRO, and mass spectrometry vendor environments, from sample prep, throughout the LC/MS data process. He worked as a Senior Research Assistant within the Analytical Lab of Novimmune in Switzerland, and he built glycans and protein characterization workflows for SGS M-Scan, a CRO located in Geneva.

Mr. Bahroui received his M.Sc. degree in Structural and Functional Biochemistry from the Universite Claude Bernard in Lyon, France, and received his B.Sc. degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Grenoble University in France.

About Protein Metrics Inc.
Protein analysis should never be limited by software. With a clear focus on protein characterization, Protein Metrics' vendor-neutral software allows scientists to use data generated on analytical instruments like mass spectrometers to quickly identify and report protein sequences as well as any variations from the expected form. We innovate so that biopharmaceutical companies and university research labs can achieve confident results from their analysis and reporting. With our customers, we are boldly advancing protein characterization. Protein Metrics is headquartered in San Carlos, CA at the crossroads of computing and biotechnology in the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information, visit

Media Contact: Joann Calve, Protein Metrics Inc., 339-223- 6402, calve(at)proteinmetrics(dot)com
Pierre Allemand, Protein Metrics SA, pallemand(at)proteinmetrics(dot)com

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