On October 1, 2011, BioConnection welcomed Joe Bender as their new Business Development Officer and Robert de Boer as their Program Manager.
Joe has over 25 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry (Bayer AG, Miles Inc.), biotech (Peptor, DeveloGen) and technology providers (NanoDel, Capsulution).
Robert has over 15 years experience in food and pharmaceutical industries (Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Fort Dodge AHH, Abbott Biologicals) both in product development and project management.
CEO Alexander Willemse: "We are very pleased that both Joe and Robert have joined BioConnection. Joe’s experience in Europe, the US and Israel will help to support BioConnection to successfully expand our existing business and acquire new clients. The wide hands-on experience in pharmaceutical development and program management of Robert will allow us to serve our growing portfolio of customers. His expertise will be an asset for our customers and help them to be successful in their development".
Joe: "BioConnection is a new challenge for me. With my experience in biotech and customer orientation I am convinced that I will contribute to further growth of BioConnection. The attraction of BioConnection for me is the young and entrepreneurial spirit and high customer focus. Our customers can depend on me and on BioConnection as it is a reliable company. ".
Robert: “I look forward working for BioConnection. As BioConnection is expanding rapidly there are a lot of challenging projects ongoing and even more to be acquired. My background in development and project management allows me to be an asset for our customers. Just like BioConnection I strive for the best outcome of our customers projects”.