– Smithers, a leading provider of testing, consulting, information, and compliance services, has announced the appointment of Gael Peron
to the role of Vice President of the Medical Device Testing division.
The Medical Device Testing Division was announced in July of 2020
. Smithers has appointed Gael Peron to lead the division and develop an integrated strategy to expand the division’s geographic reach and portfolio of capabilities.
“With his strong business acumen and deep knowledge of single-use technologies
and medical devices
, Gael brings invaluable perspective as we seek to understand the product development challenges our clients face,” said Nat Leonard, Group President, Life Sciences
, Smithers. “I am confident that he will help Smithers grow our global capabilities and expertise so we can offer increasing support to our clients worldwide while honoring our commitment to accurate data, on time, with high touch.”
Peron has over fifteen years of experience bringing products and medical devices to market and through the regulatory approval process. Most of his career was spent at Sartorius Stedim Biotech and Charter Medical, including four years as President of Charter Medical. He has a Master’s of Science in biotechnology from the graduate school ENSTBB Bordeaux - INP and a Master’s of Business Administration from Kedge Business School.
Peron will be based in Akron, Ohio.
The Medical Device Testing division is the combination of existing medical device testing and consulting services in North America and Europe and focuses on
The division is complemented by Smithers’ healthcare packaging
and rubber and polymer materials expertise
to provide clients with integrated, tailored support.