Magazine Article | June 2, 2014

How Genzyme Got Its Manufacturing Mojo Back

Source: Life Science Leader

In the summer of 2009, Sandra Poole, newly appointed head of Genzyme’s Allston Landing biologics plant, and the site’s leadership team were confronting arguably the toughest job in biotech at the time. Days before her arrival, Genzyme shut down the site after discovering a viral contaminant. There would be no settling-in period. The entire company and thousands of patients were relying on this team to fix the problem.