Cherwell strengthens team with microbiology product specialist appointment


Company boosts industrial microbiology expertise to enhance customer support

Cherwell Laboratories, specialists in cleanroom microbiology solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries, has announced the appointment of Andrew Ramage as microbiology product specialist.

As an industrial microbiologist, Ramage’s appointment demonstrates Cherwell’s ongoing commitment to providing customers with excellent customer service and the highest quality of products.

Andy Whittard, managing director of Cherwell, said: “Andrew’s background within industrial microbiology provides a thorough understanding of the applications for which our products are used. Along with his first-hand experience of the challenges of interpreting and implementing regulations within the pharmaceutical and associated industries, Andrew’s knowledge and expertise will further strengthen the expert support we provide to our customers.”

His role as microbiology product specialist will involve providing direct technical and applications support to customers and distributors of Redipor Prepared Media. As well as working with customers to ensure Cherwell offers the specific products required for their specialist applications, he will also be maintaining, developing and sharing Cherwell’s understanding of regulatory requirements and scientific advances.

Prior to joining Cherwell Laboratories, Ramage had over 15 years experience working as both a quality control microbiologist and within an aseptic manufacturing facility. Most recently, he worked at the National Institute for Biological Standards and Control, managing the QC microbiology laboratory, where Cherwell’s Redipor prepared media products are regularly used.

Commenting on his new role, he said: “Having been a long-time customer of Cherwell Laboratories, and having appreciated the quality of the customer service received, it is great to get the chance to further enhance that service by sharing my knowledge and experiences. I look forward to helping customers make the best use of our products and helping to solve their problems.”

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During Andrew’s career, he has gained extensive experience of the environmental monitoring of cleanrooms, the testing of sterile and non-sterile products, and the fumigation of both cleanrooms and high containment level laboratories. This will help Cherwell strive to provide the right product and service to meet customers’ needs.