FARGO, N.D. (September 11, 2023) – Jennifer Meade has been named President of Aldevron, effective September 11th 2023, as part of a planned leadership transition. She replaces Kevin Ballinger, who has departed Aldevron after leading the organization for three years.
Aldevron, the world’s leading biomanufacturer of plasmid DNA, mRNA and proteins, is expanding its commercial leadership with the addition of Beth Thompson-Webb as Chief Commercial Officer and Todd Howren as Vice President of Sales.
Aldevron, a global leader in the manufacture of plasmid DNA, mRNA and proteins, announced the appointment of Matt Johnson as Vice President of Information Technologies (IT). In this newly-created executive role, Johnson will lead the IT team to ensure successful implementation and operation of key technology strategies.
Aldevron, a global leader in the manufacture of plasmid DNA, mRNA and proteins, today announced Shawn McCormick as its Chief Financial Officer. He will begin this new role immediately and will be a member of Aldevron’s executive team reporting to CEO Kevin Ballinger.
Aldevron, a global leader in the manufacture of plasmid DNA, mRNA and proteins, has promoted Venkata Indurthi to Vice President of Research and Development (R&D). He will begin this new role immediately and continue reporting to John Ballantyne, Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer while having direct access to Aldevron’s senior executive team.
Aldevron LLC, a company angling for a role in the production of Covid-19 vaccines, hired Rachel Lei as its first general counsel and corporate secretary.
Lei became Aldevron’s first general counsel in June. She joins new chief executive officer Kevin Ballinger, hired the following month, among other recent additions to the North Dakota-based company’s leadership team.
Rachel Lei has joined Aldevron as its new General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Lei will advise the Board of Directors and CEO on issues of overarching importance to Aldevron and will assist in setting and implementing Aldevron’s overall strategic direction , building and overseeing Aldevron’s legal department to ensure that its legal function operates as a true business partner.
Aldevron, the leading plasmid DNA, proteins and mRNA manufacturing company, is pleased to announce the hiring of Kenneth (Ken) Bonnell as Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Affairs.
Attracting one of med-tech’s most accomplished executives, Aldevron has named Kevin Ballinger as Chief Executive Officer, effective July 13, 2020. Aldevron’s co-founder, Michael Chambers, has been named Executive Chairman of the board. Chambers initiated the transition to allow him to focus on innovation, corporate strategy and working with clients and industry thought leaders to develop new technologies that enable genetic medicine. Ballinger will assume day-to-day operational leadership of Aldevron, facilitating the company’s rapid growth.
Aldevron, a global leader in the custom development and manufacture of plasmid DNA, proteins, mRNA and antibodies for the biotech industry, has hired Vijay Surapaneni as its Vice President of Biomanufacturing Operations. This is a new position and is a part of the senior management team.