26 July 2022 | Tuesday | News
Amy DuRoss, President, CSafe Cell & Gene Solutions
CSafe Global, the innovation leader in temperature-controlled shipping solutions for the transport of life-enhancing pharmaceuticals, announced today that Amy DuRoss has joined the company as President, Cell and Gene Therapies (CGT).
In her new role, DuRoss will lead CSafe's CGT solutions portfolio to support intelligent transport of high-value personalized therapies and vaccines to meet the unprecedented global supply chain transport complexity of CGT products.
Ms. DuRoss brings more than 25 years' experience to her new position. Prior to joining CSafe, she was the co-founder and CEO of Vineti, an enterprise software platform used to digitize chain of identity and chain of custody requirements for CGT products. Earlier in her career, DuRoss held several prestigious positions including, Chief Business Officer at Navigenics, Chief of Staff for the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), and Co-Founder, Co-Author, and Executive Director of California's $3B stem cell research ballot initiative.
"We are delighted to have Amy leading our CGT team. Her diverse experience in both corporate development, patient advocacy and entrepreneurship is exactly the right mix to drive innovation and superior solutions in this deeply complex supply chain," said CSafe CEO, Patrick Schafer. "We expect to see significant strides forward in this portfolio under Amy's strategic guidance."
"I'm honored to have the opportunity to collaborate with the world-class team at CSafe Global in bringing a new standard of high-quality, high-value supply chain transport to the most exciting innovation area in personalized medicine, cell and gene therapies," Ms. DuRoss said, "CSafe Global's outstanding worldwide service network and proven expertise in robust and actionable analytics to drive supply chain efficiencies will hasten the industrialization of an emergent market that offers critical hope for an increasing number of patients in need."
Ms. DuRoss earned her bachelor's and two master's degrees, including her MBA, from Stanford University. She serves on the boards of Biolife Solutions (BLFS), MJH, Americans for Cures, and the ARM Foundation and is a member of the Aspen Institute Global Network.