Biotech company Expression Therapeutics has appointed Bill Swaney its new Vice President of Manufacturing. Mr. Swaney’s appointment coincides with the announcement of a new 43,000-sq ft manufacturing facility in Cincinnati, Ohio, which he will help to oversee on its completion.
"We are pleased to welcome Bill, a pioneer in cell and gene therapy manufacturing, to Expression Therapeutics,” said Expression Therapeutics CEO Mohan Rao. “Under his leadership, we now have a complete manufacturing team, making us one of the few biotechnology companies with its own therapeutic pipeline and in-house manufacturing, with the capability to provide CDMO services to commercial clients."
Mr. Swaney has been recognized globally for his work in GMP cell and gene therapy manufacturing, and comes to Expression Therapeutics from his last role as Director of the Vector Production Facility & Viral Vector Core at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.