Robert Perks appointed as Vice President Operations at Werum IT Solutions America
Werum IT Solutions, a leading supplier of manufacturing execution systems (MES) and manufacturing IT solutions for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, has appointed Robert Perks as Vice President of its American operation, Werum IT Solutions America.
In this role, Perks will direct Werum America’s team of project managers and engineers, working to ensure the successful implementation of Werum’s MES solutions.
Perks has worked for major pharmaceutical and plant manufacturers for 20 years, and brings management experience in the life sciences, as well as knowledge of the medical devices field to the role. He has extensive experience in designing and implementing manufacturing projects, from simple out-of-the-box solutions to complex, fully-integrated systems.
Perks is co-chair of the ISPE Community of Practice for 'PAT & Lifecycle Control Strategy'.
Before joining Werum, he spent 13 years in management positions at Baxter Healthcare, where he planned, developed and implemented automation and MES systems at the company’s sites in North and South America.