Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, August 28, 2020 – IPS-Integrated Project Services, LLC, a leading provider of engineering, procurement, construction management, and validation (EPCMV) services, announces the appointment of Mr. Doyle Johnson, Bioprocess Subject Matter Expert, and Mr. Jeff Gerstein, CxA, Regional Director, Compliance, as part of its continued growth in the New England region.
Doyle Johnson is a well-recognized figure and an established leader in the industry. He brings a lifetime of experience, both domestic and international, in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. His expertise is in building and leading cross-functional teams and organizations as an operational project manager and technical leader for new manufacturing plants. His client portfolio includes leading global biopharmaceutical organizations, including Amgen, AstraZeneca, Genentech, Johnson & Johnson, and Novartis. As a subject matter expert and strategic consultant, he provides process expertise to help resolve manufacturing startup challenges on a global scale. Mr. Johnson has been actively involved in the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Boston Chapter. He is a recipient of the prestigious Hank Moes ISPE Lifetime Achievement Award for his significant contributions to the Chapter and Industry with gratitude for vision and in appreciation of outstanding service and dedication.
Jeff Gerstein, CxA is a leading expert in all areas of compliance. He has successfully led teams performing commissioning, qualification, and validation (CQV) services for technically complex and highly regulated environments in the biopharmaceutical industry. Mr. Gerstein brings a deep understanding and experience in bioprocessing and manufacturing operations, and is skilled in developing integrated commissioning and qualification policies and procedures. Prior to joining IPS, Jeff led CQV operations for other firms that resulted in impressive growth and success. This experience makes him uniquely qualified to help drive the success of CarTon™ - IPS’ end-to-end integrated compliance solution that turns medical brilliance into an operational facility.
“As the Compliance team in New England grows, so does the opportunity to offer CarTon™ services, stated Vince Cebular, Senior Vice President, Compliance. “I am excited to have Jeff as part of my leadership team. His in-depth knowledge of CQV services combined with operational experience is a perfect combination of skillset to support the tremendous growth of our business.”
“IPS strives to attract industry leaders and difference makers like Doyle and Jeff. Their deep industry expertise is a perfect match for our goal of continuous sustainable growth in the New England region,” said Mark A. Butler, President and Managing Director - Americas. “The combination of their skills, knowledge and industry recognition support our vision to be the premier integrated EPCMV service provider delivering innovative, technology-based business solutions to help our clients succeed.”
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