CryoPort Names Karen M. Muller to Board of Directors

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CryoPort, Inc. (OTCBB:CYRX) today announced that it has named Karen M. Muller to its Board of Directors. Ms. Muller, 56, is a corporate attorney with more than 25 years of experience as both a company executive and legal counsel. She will serve as an independent director, giving CryoPort three independent directors.

"Karen has a proven record of building and managing successful organizations, and she is an outstanding addition to our board," said Larry Stambaugh, CryoPort's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Her management skills, knowledge of the healthcare industry, and experience in financial transactions will play an important role in shaping strategy and guiding our growth."

Ms. Muller currently manages a private practice with clients in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries. She recently served as a Director and consultant to Naturade, a leading nutrition and nutraceutical company. Previously, she was Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel of Epoch Networks, where she helped complete the restructuring and sale of Epoch's Internet Service Provider business, the largest privately held ISP in the country.

Prior to joining Epoch, Ms. Muller was a Managing Director with Lehman Brothers, heading the corporate counsel department. Earlier she was an associate at the Wall Street law firm Cahill, Gordon & Reindel, where she worked on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions.

Ms. Muller graduated Fordham Law School in 1981, where she was a published member of the law review. She received her bachelor's degree in economics, summa cum laude, from Hunter College of the City University of New York. She also holds the title Director Emeritus with the Forum for Corporate Directors in Orange County, California.

About CryoPort, Inc.

CryoPort ( has developed a leading edge, proprietary, technology-driven transport and packaging system focused on providing a solution that replaces dry ice for the frozen shipping market in the growing global life science industry. The products developed by CryoPort have a 10+ day holding time, are using "green" materials and are essential components of the infrastructure required for the testing, research and end-user delivery of temperature-sensitive medicines and biomaterials in an increasingly complex global logistical environment.

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    Source: CryoPort, Inc.