Nick Claxton is Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations for ANGLE plc, and is responsible for forging corporate relationships and developing global distribution networks to commercialise ANGLE’s products and services.
Nick has over 35 years’ experience within the diagnostic and biotech industry, having started as a Scientific Officer at Charing Cross Hospital Fulham, covering Haematology, Histology, Microbiology he specialised in Biochemistry. After leaving the NHS, Nick joined the UK premier diagnostic distributor, Laboratory Impex and was responsible for launching Bactec, an automated blood culture system for Becton Dickinson, Tecan liquid handling robotics, and AVL blood gas analysers into the UK.
Nick joined Becton Dickinson where he held the position of Business Director responsible for sales, marketing, client, and technical services for 10 years. From there he moved to Roche as head of marketing, following the acquisition of Boehringer Mannheim. In 2000 Nick joined LGC (formerly Laboratory of the Government Chemist) as Director of Forensics, responsible for the 7 geographical laboratory sites along with the sales and marketing for the group. The role required direct relationships with the UK Government Home Office and the 43 constabularies of the UK and Northern Ireland.
In 2007 Nick joined the UK Board of Olympus Scientific as Scientific Director with responsibilities for the Clinical Chemistry and Microscopy divisions. In 2010 Nick became Business Director for a start-up company called Epistem, where they launched the first hand held PCR device (Genedrive) developed for field based TB testing along with other infectious diseases.
In 2015 Nick joined another start up, Premaitha Health as Chief Commercial Officer. Premaitha were the first company to achieve a CE/IVD for non invasive pre nataltesting using next generation sequencing platforms.LinkedIn