Cepheid Announces Appointment of President and Chief Operating Officer and Welcomes Executive Vice President of Engineering and Operations

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) today announced that Warren Kocmond, formerly Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been promoted to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer. In his new capacity, Mr. Kocmond's responsibilities have been expanded, and now include Global Commercial Operations in addition to Manufacturing Operations, Engineering, Technical Service and Customer Service. Mr. Kocmond will continue to report to John Bishop, Cepheid's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.