Executive search firm Toft Group places Paul Ciccolella as Senior Vice President, Global Operations with CareDX in Brisbane, CA.

Toft Group Executive Search has placed Mr. Paul Ciccolella as Senior Vice President of Global Operations with Care DX in Brisbane, California. Before joining CareDx, Mr. Ciccolella was Vice President, Engineering and Manufacturing at Pacific Biosciences. At PacBio he led the transfer and scale up of processes and product improvements for SMRT Cells (nanofabricated DNA sequencing chips) and managed a complex global manufacturing process. Prior to PacBio, Paul worked with Affymetrix in various roles of increasing responsibility in research and development, quality, and manufacturing, developing novel test methods that improved DNA microarray quality and laid the groundwork for future technology advancements.

Mr. Ciccolella studied Materials Science & Engineering, earning his Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and Master of Science from Stanford University.

About Toft Group Executive Search

Toft Group is a global executive search firm fully devoted to life sciences and healthcare, with a focus on innovation-driven companies working at the intersection of biotech and high tech. Toft Group’s targeted, accurate search process translates into exceptional return-on-investment for clients nationwide.  The team’s extensive relationship network and diversity focus enables Toft Group to present more highly qualified and diverse candidates than clients would otherwise meet. Toft Group excels at quickly filling the hardest to hire leadership roles where talent is limited. The company has offices in the three major U.S. biotech hubs: San Francisco, San Diego, and Boston.

About CareDX, Inc.

CareDx, Inc., headquartered in Brisbane, California, is a molecular diagnostics company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of clinically differentiated, high-value diagnostic solutions for transplant recipients. CareDx offers products along the pre- and post-transplant testing continuum