Grace Johnston, Ph.D.
Grace Johnston has served as our Chief Commercial Officer since December 2022. She previously served as Chief Commercial Officer at Fortis Life Sciences from September 2020 until December 2022, where she was accountable for organic revenue contribution, annual growth targets, commercial go-to-market strategy, sales and marketing, as well as overall customer experience. Prior to that, Dr. Johnston served in various roles of increasing responsibility at Sartorius AG from March 2016 until September 2020, most recently as Senior Vice President of Lab Product & Services – Marketing and Strategy, and previously as Vice President of Marketing for Essen Bioscience (acquired by Sartorius).
Prior to that, Dr. Johnston served in various roles of increasing responsibility at Merck KGaA-Millipore from 2009 to 2016, most recently as Head of Global Market Services & Strategy – Bioscience, and previously as Segment Market Manager and Product Manager Cell Analysis + Cell Culture Systems. Dr. Johnston received her Ph.D. in Molecular Neuroscience and B.A.s in Biology and Psychology from the University of Rochester, and participated in the Executive Leadership Program at Harvard Business School.