InDevR Appoints Dawn Bitz as Chief Commercial Officer
Addition Strengthens Executive Team and Provides Demonstrated Leadership in Executing Commercial Strategies for Life Sciences Products
BOULDER, CO (June 28, 2016) — InDevR, a Boulder-based progressive analytical technology, life science instrumentation and medical device company, announced the appointment of Dawn Bitz as Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer, effective immediately. Prior to joining InDevR, Mrs. Bitz, was a successful entrepreneur and executive holding $500M+ global P&L responsibilities.
“Dawn is a tremendous leader who will build a world-class commercial team at InDevR,” said Dr. Kathy Rowlen, Chief Executive Officer. “Her experience in growing world-class businesses, planning and executing commercial strategies and overseeing multiple launches will play a critical role in InDevR’s next phase of growth”.
During her outstanding 20+ year career, Mrs. Bitz has been a successful corporate executive, entrepreneur and consultant. She has held prominent positions with multi-billion dollar medical device and pharmaceutical companies, consulted for small and mid-cap companies, led mergers and integrations of $250M acquisitions, and has held $500M+ P&L responsibilities globally. Early in Ms. Bitz’ career she worked clinically on the ambulance and in the hospital and managing both pharmaceutical and medical device research studies. She translated that foundation into a successful business management and commercial career. Ms. Bitz has led global marketing, sales, product development, business development and commercial operations for companies like Covidien, Boston Scientific and UCB Pharma. She also founded and sold a consumer product goods and technology company. Ms. Bitz will lead InDevR’s commercial efforts, including product sales, marketing, business development and licensing, communications, public relations and investor relations.
Ms. Bitz holds undergraduate degrees in biology and chemistry from Texas Christian University and is a registered nurse and paramedic.
“I am excited to join InDevR at a time when we have the opportunity to shape commercial strategies for new and innovative ways to streamline and expedite the commercial vaccine production process. I look forward to building and leading a top-tier organization that will impact our ability to fight influenza and other public health issues,” said Mrs. Bitz.
InDevR has a demonstrated commitment to innovative solutions for the life science industry. With focus on enhancing vaccines and other biotherapeutics, InDevR has emerged as a leader in progressive new analytical technologies that enable accelerated development and manufacturing of these life-saving products. For more information about the company and products, please visit www.indevr.com or call 303-402-9100.