YORK, England, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelsius, a global manufacturer and distributor of environmentally sustainable, temperature-controlled and regulatory-compliant packaging solutions, announced today that Alastair Harries has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Harries will oversee all finance-related activities including the company's accounting, financial planning and strategic analysis, and will report directly to David Walsh, Chief Executive Officer, Intelsius.
"We are fortunate to have someone of Alastair's experience playing such an integral role in our company," said Walsh. "His natural leadership abilities and fluency with complex financial reporting, as well as acquisition management and stakeholder relations, makes him a great fit for Intelsius. As our infrastructure continues to grow to support our global business, Alastair's talents will be critical to our continued success."
In his new role, Harries will support the ongoing strategic vision of Intelsius by cultivating stakeholder relationships and aiding in the development and negotiation of contracts. In addition, he will continuously evaluate Intelsius' short and long-term strategic financial objectives while identifying ways to enhance financial performance and business opportunities. Harries will also be responsible for overseeing all human resource and information technology matters.
Prior to joining Intelsius, Harries held various high-level finance positions in a range of industries. Most recently, he served as financial director for Prostar Sports, where he successfully managed transition of ownership and management of Prostar football apparel business from Star Sportswear Ltd to Pentland Brands plc. Prior to Prostar Sports, Harries held senior-level positions at Capital One Bank and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Harries holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Colour Chemistry, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA) and a Certified Management Consultant (CMC).
Intelsius serves a wide range of organizations, including government agencies, leading pharmaceutical companies, biopharmaceutical and clinical research industries to major laboratories and life science organizations. Intelsius provides intelligent solutions to provide thoroughly tested and qualified packaging systems that meet regulatory compliance standards worldwide.
Incorporated in 1998, Intelsius is a subsidiary of DGP Life Science Ltd, which is headquartered in York, United Kingdom. Intelsius specializes in the design, manufacture and supply of temperature-controlled packaging and regulatory-compliant sample transport solutions. With a strong focus on developing environmentally sustainable products and procedures, the company offers eco-friendly ways to ensure the integrity of customers' products and samples. Intelsius has a growing global presence, with manufacturing facilities, distribution hubs and local offices situated throughout the world, including North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.intelsius.com.
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