Following major growth, Genezen Laboratories Inc, a cell and gene therapy Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), has announced the appointment of three board members: Iain Baird, Diana Caldwell and Tedd Green.
The expansion of the team comes as Genezen works to meet the increasing demand of the cell and gene therapy sector and ramp up its service offering in the manufacturing of viral vectors, including early phase process development, vector production, and analytical testing services.
Iain Baird brings over 30 years of sector experience to Genezen, previously leading the CMC development of vaccines as well as designing and project managing biologic and CDMO facility builds in the cell and gene space. With extensive knowledge in quality and compliance, he has worked as an advisor to founders and CEOs at companies including Brammer Bio, OSO BioPharmaceuticals, and CANbridge Life Sciences.
Diana Caldwell is President, CEO and co-founder of Amplified Sciences, a start-up in-vitro diagnostics company that aims to detect and prevent disease. She brings 25 years of entrepreneurial and life science experience to Genezen. After a career in marketing at Eli Lilly, she founded and was CEO of Pearl Pathways in the regulatory and quality space and has supported a number of large and small biotech companies in driving growth while adding value for customers and patients.
Tedd Green has over 15 years’ experience in leadership, finance and operations, driving the success of CDMOs in the biopharmaceutical industry including roles as President of Cook Pharmica and Senior Vice President of Catalent Biologics. He co-founded and is currently COO at INCOG BioPharma Services.