Indivumed announced that Helge Bastian, Ph.D, will join Indivumed as Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer on September 12, 2011.
Dr. Bastian has over 19 years of international leadership experience in corporations serving the molecular biology, life science research, diagnostics, biotechnology, drug development and pharmaceutical manufacturing industry. Previously, Dr. Bastian was Vice President of Global Marketing, Business Development & Strategy for the Research Biotech business unit and member of the leadership team at Sigma-Aldrich in St. Louis, USA.
He worked as Executive Vice President of Life Science Services business unit and member of Senior Executive Management Team at SGS in Geneva, Switzerland. Dr. Bastian joined SGS after more than eleven years with QIAGEN in Duesseldorf, Germany, where he held various management positions, most recently as Vice President Molecular Diagnostics, Vice President Global Strategic Marketing, Vice President PreAnalytix and member of executive steering committee.
Dr. Bastian holds a diploma in biology (focus area of biochemistry) and a Ph.D. in molecular biology. He is an alumnus from the Max-Planck-Network and the Columbia Business School.