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Discovery Life Sciences Adds Executive Leadership to Support Rapid Global Growth and Talent Acquisition

Katelyn Petti Hokenberg recently joined Discovery as Director of Human Resources and is leading its expansion effort which includes global recruiting and hiring top talent. It is committed to empowering all employees to succeed by launching comprehensive programs focused on learning and employee development and engagement while enhancing existing company policies on diversity, equity and inclusion.

“Employee empowerment and satisfaction are essential to building a team that collaborates and works together effectively towards the common goal of helping our clients accelerate new therapies for patients who need them,” said Hokenberg. “Discovery’s growth and accomplishments are inspiring, and I am honored to have the opportunity to be a part of it.”

Hokenberg brings more than two decades of progressive human resources leadership experience to Discovery. Most recently, she led the global organizational development of Merz Aesthetics, where her efforts resulted in award-winning corporate cultures and organization-wide growth. She has also launched employee resource groups focused on women’s leadership, global diversity and inclusion, and corporate social responsibility.

“We have an extremely talented team at Discovery. Our customers continue to affirm this through their growing demand for our staff to support their research and development programs for new diagnostics and therapies, ”said the CEO of Discovery. Glenn bilawsky. “Having Katelyn execute on our human resources strategy will ensure that we continue to build on our inclusive, collaborative and learning environment. Our employees deserve the company’s commitment to developing their technical knowledge and leadership skills to help them achieve their career goals in a work environment that is welcoming, productive and safe. We passionately believe that our people are the source of our differentiation and that they are essential to our dynamic growth and success.

About Discovery Life Sciences and HudsonAlpha Discovery

Discovery Life Sciences is the biospecimen and biomarker specialist company, combining the world’s largest commercial biospecimen inventory and supply network with preeminent multi-omic biomarker service laboratories to accelerate novel therapies supported by biomarkers and companion diagnostic programs for cancer, infectious and other diseases and complex conditions. We are a leading provider of highly characterized human cellular starting materials and expert multi-omic analysis services to advance research, development and manufacturing programs in cell and gene therapy.

HudsonAlpha Discovery® is the sequencing and bioinformatics division of Discovery, a globally recognized service laboratory that harnesses the latest genomic research technologies to support research, translational research and clinical research globally.

Driven by cutting-edge scientific expertise and innovative use of current technologies, the Discovery team engages and consults with customers to overcome obstacles faster and deliver results to make critical research and development decisions at the grassroots level. market speed. We are science at your service ™! For more information, visit

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