FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies appoints Maja Pedersen as chief quality officer

CEO and president of FUJIFULM Diosynth Biotechnologies Lars Petersen has appointed Maja Pedersen as chief quality officer, where she will serve as a member of the executive leadership team.
Pedersen is a veteran executive with 20 years of leadership experience. She recently worked at Biogen where she served as the global head of External Manufacturing, and prior to that she served as head of quality and qualified person. During this role, Pedersen was responsible for the successful start up of large-scale manufacturing capabilities and securing commercial manufacturing licences for life-saving products.
Lars Petersen, president and chief executive officer of FUJFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, said: “We are pleased to welcome back Maja Pedersen to FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies to lead our global quality initiatives. She has tremendous experience driving a quality culture with focus on patients and with a firm belief in quality as an enabler, which has proven to deliver results in strong quality ownership across functions.”
Maja Pedersen commented: “I am thrilled to be joining FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies again and becoming an integral part of leading our teams to develop and embed a transformational quality culture. Reliability and quality are cornerstones in the company’s strategic principles, and I am excited to be engaging with our people and our partners on how we ensure unprecedented customer delivery for the benefit of patients.”