Laura Parks, Ph.D., has been appointed president and business unit director of DSM Pharmaceutical Products, Inc. The company, based in Greenville, NC, specializes in the manufacture of solid dosage medicines and biopharmaceuticals.
Dr. Parks previously served as senior vice president of marketing and sales for DSM Pharmaceutical Products. She will continue to report to Alexander R. Wessels, president and chief executive Officer of DSM Pharmaceutical Products, and serve as a member of the management team.
Dr. Parks joined the company in 2008 and has held numerous positions in the life sciences industry for more than twenty years. Prior to DSM, she was with World Financial Group, and Solae (a Division of DuPont), as vice president of sales, and regional vice president, North America, where she led the food ingredients business unit.