Rob Welsh is VP of Bioprocessing – the Americas for VWR, Part of Avantor. Rob’s career with VWR spans 25+ years in various category management, operational, and business development roles primarily focused on serving customer requirements in the Biopharmaceutical, Life-Science, and Medical Device industry segments. Currently Rob is responsible for leading a cross-functional effort to enhance VWR’s Bioprocessing Operational, Product, and Service solutions in response to evolving customer and market needs. Efforts are largely focused in the areas of risk mitigation, supply chain security, and assurance of supply.
Rob has been an active Rx-360 volunteer for the past 5+ years starting as Co-Chair of the Upstream Work Group where contributed to publication of 2 whitepapers prior to taking on the responsibility to Co-Chair of the Rx-360 Supply Chain Security Steering Committee for several years, and also has been a Rx-360 Board member where he now serves in Officer position as Treasurer. He is also VWR’s lead liaison to the Biophorum Operations Group (BPOG) organization.