Biocept, Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOC), a leading provider of molecular diagnostic assays, products and services, announces the appointment of Quyen Dao-Haddock to its Board of Directors, effective immediately, increasing Board membership to eight. Ms. Dao-Haddock is a certified public accountant (CPA) with more than 20 years of financial and accounting experience. She will serve on Biocept’s Audit Committee.
“Quyen’s extensive financial experience leading accounting and finance departments, and overseeing technical accounting, budgeting and forecasting, financial modeling, cash management and SEC reporting, make her a valuable addition to our Board and its Audit Committee,” said Samuel D. Riccitelli, Biocept’s Chairman, and interim President and CEO. “We expect Quyen will make significant contributions as we seek standard-of-care status for our proprietary cerebrospinal fluid assay CNSide™ and focus on delivering value to our stockholders.”
“It’s an exciting time to join the Biocept Board as the Company directs its resources toward providing valuable information to improve clinical outcomes for patients with cancer and central nervous system involvement, who oftentimes have extremely poor prognoses,” said Ms. Dao-Haddock. “I’m delighted to utilize my skills and expertise to support the advancement of CNSide and the Company’s diagnostic programs.”
Ms. Dao-Haddock serves as controller of IQHQ, Inc., a $2.5 billion start-up real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on the life sciences industry, with responsibility for scaling the accounting and finance department and establishing and implementing comprehensive accounting policies. She previously was Chief Accounting Officer of Presidio Property Trust, Inc., where she was responsible for all financial and accounting operations of this REIT with more than $30 million in annual revenues and $200 million in assets. Earlier she was Corporate Controller of American Assets Trust, Inc., an NYSE-listed REIT with more than $315 million in annual revenues and $2 billion in assets, and Controller at Pacific Corporate Group, LLC, a private equity firm with $30 million in revenue and $16 billion in assets. She began her career as an Audit Manager at KPMG LLP.
Ms. Dao-Haddock serves on the Audit & Compliance Committee of Sharp HealthCare. She received a BS in Business Administration, Accounting from San Diego State University.
Biocept, Inc. develops and commercializes molecular diagnostic assays that provide physicians with clinically actionable information for treating and monitoring patients diagnosed with a variety of cancers. For more information, visit www.biocept.com. Follow Biocept on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.
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