With 15 years’ experience in finance for companies in the life sciences sector, DiMeo is well placed to support and drive Vibalogics’ expansion strategy in North America. He has worked for major names in the industry including Thermo Fisher Scientific and Exosome Diagnostics.
Commenting on his appointment as CFO, DiMeo said, “Vibalogics is an incredible company to work for and is at a really exciting point in its development. I am keen to get started in supporting the business’s ambitious growth strategy, and in supporting the success of the wider viral vector sector.”
Judith Adair McCorry
McCorry brings 20 years’ experience in quality assurance, working for many multinational biopharma brands, including Merck and Emergent BioSolutions. In her new role as vice president of quality, McCorry will be responsible for all facets of quality.
She will be responsible for preparing the Boxborough facility for approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Once the site is operational, McCorry will focus on implementing strategies to accomplish the company's quality and compliance goals, whilst also ensuring the CDMO continues to meet all regulatory requirements for phase appropriate manufacturing.
As head of process sciences, Qian will lead the development and innovation of cutting-edge manufacturing processes for new projects. He will bring to bear more than 24 years of experience in the pharmaceutical sector, and 14 years in the biologics space. Having worked at Merck, Agilent Technologies, and Abbott Laboratories, Qian has formidable expertise in all aspects of the development and manufacturing process for biopharma products. His insight will be invaluable as we support customers to develop efficient and effective protocols for their late-phase projects.
Speaking of the hires, Tom Hochuli, CEO of Vibalogics, explained, “Mike, Judith and Max are fantastic additions to our team here in Boxborough. They all bring with them exceptional skills and experience that will complement our existing team as we bring the new site online, and they will help ensure that we continue to exceed our customers’ rigorous quality expectations into the future.”
When Vibalogics’ new 110,000 sq. ft facility in Boxborough, MA is operational later in 2021, it will be able to offer late-stage development and commercial services, providing an end-to-end solution for its customers.