Hutton Recognized for Leadership as Biodesix Achieved Major Milestones in 2020
BOULDER, CO, February 2, 2021 – Biodesix, Inc. (Nasdaq: BDSX), a leading data-driven diagnostic solutions company with a focus in lung disease, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Scott Hutton was selected as the CEO of the Year, 2020 – The USA by CEO Monthly. The magazine seeks to honor CEOs whose commitment to promoting business excellence, determination and innovative approaches help them take a business to the next level.
Hutton was selected from a wide range of nominees for his role at the helm of Biodesix as the company responded boldly to the COVID-19 pandemic while taking the company through an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in October of 2020. Additionally, Hutton was recognized for his leadership in bringing the company through a challenging, but record-breaking year, while launching three new precision medicine products in 2020.
“I am honored to receive this award from CEO Monthly on behalf of myself and the entire Biodesix team and appreciate the recognition of our many achievements and successes,” stated Mr. Hutton.
“I am honored to receive this award from CEO Monthly on behalf of myself and the entire Biodesix team and appreciate the recognition of our many achievements and successes,” stated Mr. Hutton. “Throughout 2020, we were presented with unimaginable challenges as a company, as a country, and as a global community. Like many companies, we were tested, and I am proud of how we responded, persevered, grew stronger and met those challenges head-on. Representing and leading this company during such a difficult year has been one of my greatest honors.”
Biodesix is a leading diagnostic company with a focus in lung disease. The Company develops diagnostic tests addressing important clinical questions by combining multi-omics through the power of artificial intelligence. Biodesix is the first company to offer six non-invasive tests for patients with diseases of the lung. Biodesix launched the SARS-CoV-2 ddPCR™ test and the Platelia SARS-CoV-2 Total Ab in response to the global pandemic and virus that impacts the lung and causes COVID-19. The blood based Biodesix Lung Reflex® strategy for lung cancer patients integrates the GeneStrat® and VeriStrat® tests to support treatment decisions with results in 72 hours, expediting time to treatment. The blood based Nodify Lung™ nodule risk assessment testing strategy, consisting of the Nodify XL2® and the Nodify CDT™ tests, evaluates the risk of malignancy in incidental pulmonary nodules, enabling physicians to better triage patients to the most appropriate course of action. Biodesix also collaborates with many of the world’s leading biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies to solve complex diagnostic challenges in lung disease. For more information about Biodesix, visit biodesix.com.
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Jordona Jackson Smith