Biopharmaceutical expert Dr. Christel Fenge is new Vice President of Marketing, Fermentation Technologies
Most recently Christel Fenge held the position as the General Manager of Recipharm Biologics. Previous posts included senior management positions in biopharmaceutical development at AstraZeneca. She started her industrial career in cell culture process development at Pharmacia & Upjohn and in product management at B.Braun Biotech. Christel Fenge received her doctorate in Biochemistry from the University of Hanover, Germany.
"We are extremely pleased to have Dr. Fenge join our organization to strengthen our Fermentation Technology activities, particularly with regard to implementing and supporting our single-use technology approach she will play an essential role," explained Reinhard Vogt, Member of the Board of Sartorius Stedim Biotech. "She brings with her an exceptional experience base of cell culture and protein science, which will further our customer support and technology bases."
Sartorius Stedim Biotech is a leading provider of cutting-edge equipment and services for the development, quality assurance and production processes of the biopharmaceutical industry. Its integrated solutions covering fermentation, filtration, purification, fluid management and lab technologies are supporting the biopharmaceutical industry around the world to develop and produce drugs safely, timely and economically. Sartorius Stedim Biotech focuses on single-use technologies and value-added services to meet the rapidly changing technology requirements of the industry it serves. Strongly rooted in the scientific community and closely allied with customers and technology partners, the company is dedicated to its philosophy of "turning science into solutions." Headquartered in Aubagne, France, Sartorius Stedim Biotech is listed on the Eurolist of Euronext Paris. With its own manufacturing and R&D sites in Europe, North America and Asia and a global network of sales companies, Sartorius Stedim Biotech enjoys a worldwide presence. Its key manufacturing and R&D site is in Germany. The company employs approximately 2,400 people, and in 2009 earned sales revenue of 401.2 million euros.