Raffaele Potami, PhD, was named senior mechanical engineer for Cold Chain Technologies (Holliston, Massachusetts). Potami is a postdoctoral researcher in mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnical Institute. Cold Chain Technologies provides shipping solutions for the distribution and transport of temperature-sensitive products to the pharmaceutical, biotech, healthcare, and medical service sectors.

Naveen Trehan was named chief strategic relations officer for MediConnect Global (Salt Lake City). Previously, Trehan graduated from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and spent nine years in public accounting at Price Waterhouse. MediConnect Global is a records retrieval and electronic document management provider.

Jeffrey Davidson, PhD, was named senior director, clinical statistics of Octagon Research Solutions (Mountain View, California). Previously, Davidson was senior director of clinical statistics at a contract research organization. Octagon Research Solutions makes software for the life services industry.

• Skyline Ventures (Palo Alto, California) reported the promotion of Glenn Reicin to managing director. Reicin was previously a Venture Partner at Skyline, a position he has held since October 2008. Skyline Ventures a venture capital firm that focuses on medical device and biopharmaceutical investing.