SomaLogic Announces Appointment of Steven Mermelstein as Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Development and Mergers and Acquisitions

BOULDER, Colo., December 2, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – SomaLogic (NASDAQ: SLGC), a leader in data-driven proteomics technology, today announced that Steve Mermelstein has been appointed Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Development and. The company has joined mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

“We are very excited to have Steve on the SomaLogic team,” said Roy Smythe, MD, SomaLogic’s chief executive officer. I look forward to working with Steve as we continue to scale our business rapidly. “

Steve has over 25 years of experience providing strategic and corporate finance advice to senior management teams and boards of directors. He has conducted a wide range of corporate transactions including M&A, growth equity investments, recapitalizations, out-licensing and joint ventures.

Previously, he was Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development at Agilent Technologies, where he led the M&A, integration and market analysis teams. Prior to that, Steve served as Managing Director at Covington Associates, advising institutional and medium-sized companies in the life science sector. He was also a Managing Director at Huron Consulting Group, where he led the life sciences investment banking practice of Huron Transaction Advisory LLC. Before that, he was a Director at Wasserstein Perella & Co., where he was responsible for private equity and M&A advisory across all industries. Steve started his career at JPMorgan Chase & Co. where he specialized in M&A advisory and private equity investments through Chase Capital.

Steve received an AB in Government from Dartmouth College and an Executive MBA in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business. “I am very excited to be part of a great team at SomaLogic that is poised for significant further expansion in the dynamic and rapidly growing proteomics space,” he said.

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About SomaLogic
SomaLogic (Nasdaq: SLGC) strives to provide accurate, meaningful, and actionable health management information that enables people worldwide to continuously optimize their personal health and well-being throughout their lives. This vital information, shared across a global network of partners and users, comes from SomaLogic’s personalized measurement of key changes in a person’s proteins over time. For more information, visit and follow @somalogic on Twitter.

SomaSignal ™ tests are developed and determined by SomaLogic, Inc. for their performance characteristics. They have not been approved or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. SomaLogic operates a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certified and College of American Pathologists (CAP) accredited laboratory.

Disclaimer for forward-looking statements
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SomaLogic contact
Emilia Costales

Investor contact
Lynn Lewis or Marissa Bych
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