COO, Development, Industrialization, Manufacturing, Quality Control & Support Services
As COO, Christian leads the R&D operations in our Gosselies and Nivelles facilities. He conducts his teams to implement organizational strategy and operational excellence at all levels while assuring the proper management and incorporation of our development and manufacturing projects with our ongoing incorporation of new technologies into our service delivery platform.
Christian has over thirty years of expertise in biopharmaceutical manufacturing and supply chain management including co-development and technology transfers. He joined Univercells in May 2028 as COO and was instrumental in the creation of Exothera early 2020. In addition to his most recent work in leading roles as QA SME & Compliance Remediation Project Leader (Lonza) and Site Leader (Pfizer/Zoetis), he benefits from his strong experience gained while at Pfizer and SmithKline Beecham in lead QA/QC and manufacturing positions. His extensive background in these fields enables our team to build upon his experience to build productive collaborations and effective project delivery.
Mr. Borgniet holds master’s degrees from the Université Catholique de Louvain in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Engineering and from the Université Saint-Louis Brussels in Business Administration and Management. Additionally, he has completed the rigorous Executive Leadership Program at INSEAD.