Prior to joining Avid, Mr. Le was senior vice president of operations and corporate quality for biopharmaceutical company Nektar Therapeutics, where his overall responsibilities included drug manufacturing and management of the supply chain, materials, purchasing, quality management and compliance. Previously, Mr. Le was the worldwide vice president of regulatory compliance and quality systems at a division of Johnson & Johnson, where he was a member of the executive team. Mr. Le is a co-founder of, MLH Group, a consulting firm specializing in global operations, regulatory affairs, quality management and business excellence for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and diagnostics industries.
"My career has involved working with a variety of life sciences companies to successfully manage growth, and I welcome the opportunity to join Avid at this exciting time," said Mr. Le. "Avid's successes to date have set the stage for continued growth in the coming years, and I look forward to working with Chris and the Avid team to ensure that we continue to deliver innovative, efficient, customer-oriented services to our growing customer base."
Mr. Le has assisted numerous companies, ranging from start-up to Fortune 100 corporations, in developing and implementing operations and regulatory standards that meet U.S. FDA and international standards, as well as building world-class life sciences manufacturing operations worldwide. He is an expert in achieving business excellence using Six Sigma techniques to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness. Mr. Le holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Kanto University in Japan, an M.B.A. in management from the University of Redlands and has completed a number of executive training programs including World Class Manufacturing at Duke University and Executive Management at Harvard University.
Mr. Eso joined Avi
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