INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- BioStorage Technologies, Inc. (BST), announces the appointment of Dr. Wolfgang Hoffer as Managing Director of the company's European operations in Griesheim, Germany. Hoffer joins BST with nearly 20 years of management experience in the fields of clinical pharmacology and toxicology. In his new role, Hoffer will report directly to James M. Saponaro, Chief Operating Officer for BST, and will manage all aspects of BST's Europe Division, including sales and marketing, operations and finance.
Dr. Hoffer has previously held positions with MOMENTUM Pharma Services, MDS Pharma Services, PAREXEL(R) International, The Boston Consulting Group and Solvay Pharma. Most recently, he was site director of MOMENTUM Pharma Services' Hamburg, Germany, location, following its spinout from MDS Pharma Services.
"Hoffer will focus on offering worldwide service to our global pharmaceutical clients while maintaining our standards of operational excellence," said F. John Mills, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board.
"We were looking for someone with broad, credible experience in the pharmaceutical and contract research industry. Not only does Wolfgang have the right level of industry experience and credentials, but he also has a first- rate, entrepreneurial spirit. We wanted someone who is willing to roll up his sleeves and get things done, and he is definitely that kind of individual," said Mills.
Dr. Hoffer holds a doctorate in physiological chemistry from the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover (Germany), and is a certified veterinarian in the German state of Bavaria. Dr. Hoffer began his educational career studying chemistry and biology at the University of Kaiserslautern (Germany).
About BioStorage Technologies, Inc.:
BioStorage Technologies, Inc. is a worldwide leader in sample storage, inventory management and cold-chain logistics for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries throughout the research, clinical trial and commercialization phases of drug development. The company offers secure, temperature-controlled storage; real-time tracking of stored biological samples; and next-day return of biomaterials. BioStorage Technologies is privately-held and headquartered in Indianapolis with an additional full- service site near Frankfurt, Germany. For more information about the company, please visit http://www.biostorage.com or call +1 (866) 697-2675 or +49 615 582 4490.
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