Dr. Wenzel Novak

Senior Global Director Business Development MDS
Gerresheimer AG

Wenzel studied biology, and did his PhD in physics at the Max-Planck-Institute for Neurochemistry in Munich. As head of laboratory in a Swiss biotech-company, he worked on Keratinocytes. In charge of project management and as head of production for presterilzed syringes, he designed the manufacturing area and operated the production start-up phase. He took the role of Chief-Innovation-Officer at a pharmaceutical equipment supplier. While two years in the USA, he developed the market for cell- and gene therapy equipment. In 2018, he returned to the same primary packaging manufacturer he left 13 years ago in a new global senior role for business development.