Rentschler Biopharma SE, a worldwide contract growth and manufacturing group for biopharmaceuticals, has appointed Martin Kessler as CEO of Rentschler Biopharma Inc., the corporate’s wholly owned U.S. subsidiary, and as senior vp transformation of Rentschler Biopharma SE.
Kessler brings greater than 15 years of expertise in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical operations and technique. At Rentschler Biopharma, he’ll drive the transformation all through the corporate because it grows strategically into new fields and applied sciences. In his position as head of the U.S. enterprise, he’ll lead the continued growth on the firm’s Higher Boston space website, which incorporates increasing capabilities, capability and expertise.
Kessler held a number of management positions within the trade and within the consulting enterprise earlier than becoming a member of Rentschler Biopharma. In his final place, he was affiliate companion at McKinsey & Firm and led the medical gadget operations apply in Europe. He served main pharma, biopharma, and med-tech corporations in optimizing operations, particularly, provide chain, manufacturing and high quality. He brings extra experience in technique and portfolio optimization, in addition to scientific growth, together with within the mRNA area.
As a marketing consultant, Kessler has been working intently with Rentschler Biopharma throughout quite a lot of areas, together with operations transformation, strategic innovation and general technique for the U.S. website. Previous to his seven years with McKinsey & Firm, he held a number of roles within the healthcare provide chain and logistics trade. He began his skilled profession as a lecturer on the Berlin College of Expertise the place he additionally acquired his Ph.D. in engineering. Collectively along with his Ph.D. adviser, Professor Dr. Helmut Baumgarten, he was awarded the German Scientific Provide Chain Award in 2012.
Rentschler Biopharma is a family-owned firm with about 1,000 workers, headquartered in Laupheim, Germany, with a second website in Milford. In Stevenage, U.Okay., Rentschler Biopharma launched an organization devoted to cell and gene therapies, Rentschler ATMP Ltd.
ERA Key Realty Companies not too long ago introduced that Toni N. Travaglini of Milford has joined ERA Key as a Realtor within the Milford workplace.
She can be a supervisor and server at Prezo Grille & Bar in Milford and she or he beforehand served as a shift supervisor, bartender and server at 99 Eating places in Milford. She is a graduate of the Advance Actual Property Academy in Bellingham.
Colantonio Inc. not too long ago employed Undertaking Supervisor Andrew Kantorski as challenge supervisor.
Kantorski, who holds a bachelor of science diploma in building administration from Wentworth Institute of Expertise, brings 11 years of building challenge administration expertise to the agency.
His background ranges from work on multi-unit residential buildings and faculty campuses to city workplace high-rises and medical buildings all through New England. He’ll handle the brand new building of Haywood Home, 55 models of inexpensive housing for the Newton Housing Authority.
Colantonio Inc. is a Holliston-based building administration and basic contracting agency with self-performance capabilities.
Boston Photo voltaic of Woburn has employed Stephan MacPhee as director of residential operations.
MacPhee brings greater than 13 years of expertise in renewable power gross sales and operations to Boston Photo voltaic. In MacPhee’s new position, his duties embody constructing, teaching and managing the groups engaged on day-to-day operations for residential photo voltaic initiatives, from contract finalization by permission to function and submit set up operations and upkeep.
MacPhee labored beforehand for SunBug Photo voltaic in Arlington in new building growth, design and challenge administration. For greater than 4 years previous to that, he was the senior regional department operations supervisor at SunRun New England.
MacPhee acquired two awards whereas at SunRun – the Circle of Excellence award (Sunrun high performer of 2015) and the Sunshine Award (Sunrun’s highest internet promoter rating for a department at 91 for 2017).
MacPhee attended Boston Architectural School’s sustainable design program.
He resides in Maynard.
Jack Hamilton, president and CEO of Medway-based Charles River Financial institution, not too long ago introduced that Allison Diebus has re-joined the financial institution as its advertising and buyer engagement coordinator.
A Medway native, Diebus labored within the financial institution’s Medway Excessive Faculty Department as a teller her junior and senior 12 months.
In her new position at Charles River Financial institution, Diebus is accountable for implementing advertising, gross sales and retail administration applications, together with buyer communications, social media, occasion planning, and buyer engagement initiatives, beneath the steering of the senior vp of buyer care and relationship growth.
In 2018, Diebus graduated from Bryant College the place she earned a bachelor of science in enterprise administration diploma with concentrations in advertising, communications and psychology, after which accomplished Bryant’s MBA Graduate Program.
Throughout her college research, Diebus labored with world and native companies and held completely different advertising internships over the summers. After commencement, she labored as a project-based advertising marketing consultant with the Advertising Advisory Community. She additionally has earlier retail, customer support and stock administration expertise from working on the Crimson Sox Crew Retailer at Fenway Park
In her spare time, Diebus volunteers with an area nonprofit group aiding with advertising, social media and occasion planning.
Joseph DeVito, president and CEO of The Village Financial institution, has introduced the promotion of Slater Cram in addition to the hiring of Michael Jordan, Regina Farnese and Chris Letourneau.
Cram, who joined The Village Financial institution in 2006, was promoted to assistant vp/digital banking supervisor. A Newton native, Cram had been the supervisor of the Auburndale department since 2016. He beforehand served because the assistant supervisor of the West Newton department, a supervisor in Auburndale and a teller on the Waban department. In his new position, he will likely be accountable for advancing the financial institution’s digital banking technique by on-line and cell channels. He holds a level from Boston School.
Jordan was employed in February as vp/department administrator. He beforehand was a senior vp at Members Plus Credit score Union and in addition held positions at Metro Credit score Union, Salem 5 Financial institution and Marblehead Financial savings Financial institution. The Peabody resident will likely be accountable for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the financial institution’s department community, elevating the client expertise and executing greatest practices for retail banking. He holds levels from Bentley College in Waltham and Northeastern College.
Farnese was employed in February as assistant vp/Auburndale department supervisor. A resident of Auburndale, Farnese had been an assistant vp/department supervisor for Santander Financial institution since 2010. She additionally held positions at Randolph Financial savings Financial institution, Boston Federal and Residents Financial institution. She will likely be accountable for managing the financial institution’s largest department workplace. She holds a level from Fisher School.
Letourneau was employed in January as assistant treasurer/advertising officer. He beforehand labored as a sports activities editor for the Boston Herald and has accomplished advertising work for Laudio Inc. He will likely be accountable for driving and executing the financial institution’s advertising initiatives and managing The Village Financial institution web site. He’s a Newton resident and holds a level from Stonehill School.
The Village Financial institution has eight full-service workplaces in Newton and Wayland and a Village Mortgage Heart in Newton Higher Falls.
The Clear Air Group LLC, generally often called CR Clear Air, has chosen Diego Tebaldi of Newton to fill the position of basic supervisor.
Tebaldi joins CR Clear Air at a time when the corporate continues to develop quick and broaden its market globally; his position will embody overseeing the day-to-day operations of the agency, together with recruiting extra expertise, increasing the technical capabilities and consumer administration and acquisition.
Previous to becoming a member of the CR Clear Air group, Tebaldi was at CECO Environmental, a publicly listed air pollution management firm, the place he ran the HEE-Duall enterprise, which included industrial air scrubbers and followers; in addition to the Adwest enterprise which included regenerative thermal oxidizers/RTOs. He has additionally been in management roles with corporations in renewable power and high-tech. Along with work in Boston, he has additionally been with corporations in Geneva, Paris and London.
Tebaldi earned his bachelor’s diploma from Buckingham College in the UK and is fluent in 4 languages: English, Italian, French and Spanish. He’s a native of Italy,
CR Clear Air is a 60-year world supplier of engineered options for air air pollution management and environmental course of compliance.
Allena Prescription drugs Inc., a Newton-based late-stage, biopharmaceutical firm devoted to growing and commercializing first-in-class, oral enzyme therapeutics to deal with sufferers with uncommon and extreme metabolic and kidney problems, has appointed Dr. Richard D. Katz as chief monetary officer (CFO).
Katz succeeds Edward Wholihan, whose deliberate departure was introduced by the Firm in November 2020.
Katz brings greater than 20 years of expertise in well being care finance and company growth to Allena. Most not too long ago, he served as CFO at Liquidia Applied sciences Inc., a late-stage scientific biopharmaceutical firm. Previous to Liquidia, he served as CFO at a number of biopharmaceutical corporations, together with Argos Therapeutics, Viamet Prescription drugs and Icagen Inc.
At Icagen, Katz performed a key position in facilitating the corporate’s preliminary public providing and subsequent financings, the formation of a number of strategic collaborations and the corporate’s sale to Pfizer.
He started his profession as a vp within the well being care funding banking group at Goldman, Sachs & Firm, the place he executed a broad vary of transactions, together with fairness and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions and company restructurings.
He holds his B.A. from Harvard College, his M.D. from Stanford College Faculty of Drugs and his M.B.A. from Harvard Enterprise Faculty.
AMAG Prescription drugs Inc. not too long ago introduced that its Board of Administrators has appointed Scott Myers as AMAG’s president and CEO, and member of the board.
Myers succeeds William Heiden, who’s stepping down from such roles in mild of Myers’ appointment.
Myers brings almost three a long time of worldwide pharmaceutical and medical expertise expertise to AMAG. He most not too long ago served as chairman and CEO of Rainier Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology firm centered on metastatic bladder most cancers.
Previous to becoming a member of Rainier, Myers served as CEO, president and director of Cascadian Therapeutics Inc. He additionally served as CEO of Aerocrine AB, a medical gadget firm, from 2011 to 2015.
Myers is at the moment an impartial director of Selecta Biosciences the place he serves as chairman of the Compensation and Advantages Committee, in addition to a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. He additionally serves as an impartial director for Harpoon Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology firm the place he serves on the Audit Committee.
Myers started his profession in administration consulting after which moved into the pharmaceutical trade by senior management roles at Johnson & Johnson, DOV Prescription drugs and UCB.
He holds a bachelor of arts diploma in biology from Northwestern College in Evanston, Illinois, and an MBA from the College of Chicago Graduate Faculty of Enterprise.
Primarily based in Waltham, AMAG is a pharmaceutical firm centered on bringing revolutionary merchandise to sufferers with unmet medical wants.
Activate Care, a supplier of built-in well being and social care options by a Display screen-to-Intervene strategy, continues on its path of progress and growth with two new workers.
Josh Winslow of Natick has joined the rising group as vp of engineering and Paul Micheli of River Forest, Illinois, as director of product administration.
Winslow and Micheli’s work will assist the corporate’s mission to attach sufferers, households, care groups and group companions to provide impactful outcomes, addressing the rising wants of the nation, reminiscent of lowering homelessness, eliminating schooling inequalities, starvation, addressing psychological well being and rather more.
As vp of engineering, Winslow will assist Activate Care develop and assist the whole engineering division. He will develop and preserve a long-term engineering roadmap, and protect and broaden an engineering tradition of innovation and excellence.