Chris Cassidy appointed new President of SCHOTT North America
Thursday, 5 January 2023, Rye Brook, N.Y.
- Responsibilities include supporting the company’s U.S. growth strategy, which aims to increase SCHOTT’s presence in the region and focus on long-term growth
- Cassidy will take on this new position in addition to his role as President of SCHOTT Pharma USA, a leading partner in the pharmaceutical industry
“The U.S. continues to be one of our most important markets. With Chris as our new North America President, SCHOTT has an opportunity to drive long-term growth in this key region,” said Dr. Heinz Kaiser, Member of the SCHOTT Management Board. “He brings a wealth of experience within the pharma industry that will prove invaluable across all industries of SCHOTT”.
SCHOTT’s footprint in the US includes six production sites, one R&D center, and the North America corporate office. The company continues to see regional growth opportunities within the pharma and MedTech industry. Diagnostics manufacturing is also increasing with the opening of a new facility in Phoenix, AZ. This step will position SCHOTT as one of the leading U.S. domestic contract manufacturers serving the diagnostics market. The specialty glass company also sees further potential in the Home Appliance and Astro & Space industries.
“From the NASA moon landing over 50 years ago to the recent nuclear fusion developments at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, our team continues to provide cutting-edge solutions for various industries in the US. We look forward to pursuing new opportunities that will benefit our customers now as well as in the future," said Chris Cassidy.
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