On Thursday, April 25th, AGC Biologics welcomed U.S. Congresswoman, representing Washington’s 1st District, Suzan DelBene to our global headquarters in Seattle, WA. The purpose of Congresswoman DelBene’s visit was to highlight our high school internship program, Project BioPath, a first of its kind offering designed to give high school students hands-on training, real-world work experience and a pathway to job opportunities at AGC Biologics and other biotechnology companies. We are proud and excited about the success and visibility this project is gaining and Congresswoman DelBene’s visit was an inspiration for us to continue investing in the talent of tomorrow.
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BOTHELL, Washington, April 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --
AGC Biologics today announces a change in executive leadership. Dr. Gustavo Mahler has decided to leave his position as CEO effective April 30th, 2019 after a 10 year tenure with CMC Biologics and AGC Biologics. Dr. Mahler will continue on as a member of the Board of Directors . Patricio Massera, previously the Chief Operating Officer for AGC Biologics, will succeed Dr. Mahler as the Chief Executive Officer, effective May 1st 2019.
Gustavo joined AGC Biologics (previously CMC Biologics) in 2008 as President. In 2010, he was named global Chief Operations Officer and in January, 2016 he became Chief Executive Officer. "The transition of Patricio to the CEO role is carefully planned," stated Gustavo. "It has been a sincere pleasure to lead AGC Biologics and I am proud of all we accomplished. I am thankful for the opportunity to have worked with a world-class team of professionals and advance the pipeline of our customers to market."
On Friday, March 22nd, AGC Biologics welcomed Washington State Governor Jay Inslee to its global headquarters in Bothell, WA. Along with the Governor, we also welcomed representatives from Edmonds School District, our educational partner. The purpose of the Governor’s visit was to highlight our new paid high school internship program, Project BioPath, to train students from our region to fill jobs we have to offer. The new internship program is designed to give high school students hands-on training, real-world work experience and a pathway to job opportunities at AGC Biologics and other biotechnology companies. With the launch of Project BioPath, we are pursuing a strategy to increase the available talent pool for our company and the greater industry.