Design of a Safe and Compliant Sterile Barrier System 13th-14th June 2017, Derry

“An educational seminar of 4 workshops, 6 presentations and a Bemis Healthcare Packaging plant tour – handy training from supply chain professionals to MDM professionals”

Bill Singer, Bemis Healthcare Packaging

Director of Brand Management, Bemis Healthcare Packaging. Bill has 30+ years of Sales and Marketing Management experience at both Medical Device Companies as well as Sterile Barrier Packaging companies. Bill uses this experience to help guide medical device companies trying to select the proper materials for their application. 

Scott Coons, Bemis Healthcare Packaging

Scott Coons, PhD – Scott has been with Bemis for 7 years in several technical leadership roles. He earned his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University and has authored or co-authored several publications and patents over the course of his 20+ year career in polymers and plastics.

Anne Marie Bracken, Bemis Healthcare Packaging

Anne Marie Bracken joined Bemis in 2013 in a Project Management Role and is now the R&D Manager for Bemis Healthcare Packaging. Prior to joining Bemis, Anne Marie worked for 15 years at Covidien (now Medtronic) in R&D & Technology Development area. Anne Marie has a degree in Polymer Technology from Athlone Institute of Technology. 

Cathriona O’Neill, Bemis Laboratory Services

Laboratory Manager at Bemis Laboratory Services, in Clara, Co. Offaly. Cathriona has held various roles in Bemis Healthcare Packaging including Quality Manager. Cathriona manages the ISO 17025 Accredited Test Laboratory, she works closely with customers, providing testing to regulatory requirements. Cathriona has experience in design, development & manufacturing of medical devices in a large multinational company. 

Lyndsey Mc Millan, Bemis Healthcare Packaging

Lyndsey is Associate Director of R&D, Bemis Healthcare Packaging Europe with a Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering. Lyndsey has held various process engineering and research and development roles within BHP North America for the last 15 years prior to relocating to Ireland in January 2017 to lead R&D for BHP Europe. 

Aaron O Connor, Bemis Healthcare Packaging

Aaron has held the position of Product Engineer in the BHP Derry Product Data team for the past 8 years.

Jerry McGinnis, Bemis Healthcare Packaging

Jerry is a Product Development Engineer with a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering. Jerry has worked for Bemis in R&D for 4 years; 3 with Bemis North America and 1 year with Bemis Healthcare Packaging. He Works in the Platform and Technology Development Group in Neenah, WI with a focus on coated products and porous materials. 

Paul Millar Bemis Healthcare Packaging

Paul currently manages the Bemis plant in Derry, Northern Ireland. This plant is a 120,000 sq. ft. facility with approximately 300 people.

Paul has been with Bemis for just over a year. Prior to this he worked with Diageo for 12 years in various roles, but most recently managing the global beer packaging R&D and brand change function. Paul has an 8 year old daughter who occupies most of my time outside of the office.

Thierry Wagner, DuPont

DuPont Medical and Pharmaceutical Protection - Regulatory Affairs Director EMEA. With a Master of Science in mechanical and process engineering, Thierry has 25 years of experience in Polyester Films and Nonwovens at DuPont. He is chairman of the Sterile Barrier Association (SBA), and a member of various ISO and CEN technical committees developing Medical and Pharmaceutical Packaging Standards. 

Nicole Kaller, DuPont

Nicole Kaller has a diploma in Packaging Technology and has been working for DuPont Luxembourg as Packaging Engineer for Medical & Pharmaceutical Protection since 2008. She provides technical and application support to medical device manufacturers as well as pharmaceutical companies and works on Tyvek® Medical Packaging related and quality benchmarking projects. 

Kris Dexelle, DuPont

DuPont™ Tyvek® Graphics Technical Service Specialist EMEA. Working for DuPont Luxembourg since 2011, Kris is responsible for Tyvek® in graphical applications in EMEA. He provides technical support to customers and is working close to the Printing Equipment Manufacturers globally by qualifying Tyvek® on the printing engines. 

Luc van de Vel, MULTIVAC

Luc van de Vel is the Director of the Medical and Pharmaceutical Division at MULTIVAC in Wolfertschwenden. He has more than 20 years of experience within the packaging and pharmaceutical industry. 

Prior to joining MULTIVAC in 2008 he has worked for Janssen Pharmaceutica, I Pester Pac Automation and as a consultant with Amgen, Schering Plough and Innogenetics. 

Verena Weiss, MULTIVAC

Verena Weiss is the Product Manager of the Medical and Pharmaceutical Division at MULTIVAC in Wolfertschwenden. She has been working for MULTIVAC since 2008 and has experience in the packaging industry of more than 10 years. Prior to her actual position she was working for Europe's largest independent folding box producer.

Oliver Stauffer, PTI

Oliver Stauffer has a BSc from the University of Michigan and his MBA from Georgetown. He worked on new sensory technologies and test method development, and joined PTI in 2005 in the R&D team for non-destructive package testing. He held various positions in Engineering, and International Business Development, focusing on global quality solutions for package inspection. In 2012, he became COO and V.P. Inspection Technologies, and in 2016 he was appointed President and CEO.