PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences, dealing in life science research, drug discovery and cellular science, announced the appointment of Martina Bielefeld-Sévigny, as vice president and general manager, drug discovery and research reagents. In this role, she will be responsible for driving expansion of the reagents portfolio for its Bio-discovery business. Bielefeld-Sévigny, who most recently served as director, Molecular Pharmacology within PerkinElmer Bio-discovery’s reagents business, and led the company’s Center of Excellence in Montreal, Canada, brings over 20 years of life sciences industry experience to her new position. Prior to joining PerkinElmer in 2004, Bielefeld-Sévigny held the position of director, Process Development at DSM Biologics of Montreal. Before DSM Biologics, Bielefeld-Sévigny held a series of posts at Pharmacia Biotech Inc., in Freiburg, Germany; Uppsala, Sweden; and Montreal, Canada, between 1990 and 1998, lastly serving as Scientific Affairs Manager.