BASEL, Switzerland, Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Gerald Schneider, a long-time business leader in the life science and advanced technology industries, has joined CRB Group GmbH as the managing director for European commercial operations.
At his previous company, Schneider established and developed multiple new offices, successfully restructured business units and integrated new teams. As chief financial officer, he held responsibility for company commercial affairs and led an international team of 60 employees.
"We are extremely excited to have Gerald join our team in Europe. Aside from being a great cultural fit with CRB, his broad experience in business operations outside of the United States will be a tremendous asset to our growing international operations," Ryan Schroeder, CRB's president, said.
Schneider's role will be to provide leadership for CRB's European offices, working collaboratively with operational leaders and staff. He will hold ultimate responsibility for CRB's European commercial operations and execute business support systems for legal services, business licensing, project and business contracts, project controls, human resources, finance and accounting.
"I am excited to join CRB, a well-known partner in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. It's a privilege to work with a team of first-class engineers and consultants, and I look forward to the continued growth and success of our European business," Schneider said.
CRB is a privately held company that has built a 30+ year reputation as the leading provider of design and consulting solutions for the global life science marketplace. Founded in 1984 as a single three-person office, CRB has grown to a team of more than 1,000 in 15 offices serving clients throughout the world. The European team executes engineering, architecture and consulting projects across each of CRB's markets, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, science + technology and food + beverage.