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David Kolwyck, M.S., MBA

Director, Manufacturing Sciences at Biogen


David Kolwyck is currently the Director of the Global Materials Science network at Biogen where his team has technical responsibility for defining critical material attributes, supplier risk assessments and operational improvement projects related to the raw materials used in Biogen’s global drug substance production network.  He has been involved in the manufacture, characterization and development of pharmaceutical raw materials for >14 yrs as both a supplier and end-user. Prior to joining Biogen, he was at Amgen as the technical lead for upstream Raw Materials used in Amgen’s biologics manufacturing network.  Prior to joining Amgen he held a variety of technical and commercial roles at SAFC, a division of Sigma Aldrich, specific to the manufacturing of cell culture media and chemicals intended for use in pharmaceutical manufacturing.  David holds a B.Sci. from Truman State University, M. Sci. from University of Iowa and a M.B.A. from Washington University.    

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