Isowater® Enhances Focus in the Speciality Chemical and Pharmaceutical Markets with the Addition of Dr. Joseph P. Porwoll to Board of Directors
Collingwood, Ontario September 7th, 2016, Isowater® Corporation (Isowater®), a reliable supplier of deuterium oxide (heavy water) and deuterium gas systems, is pleased to announce that Dr. Joseph P. Porwoll, a former executive of Sigma-Aldrich, has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
Dr. Porwoll joined Isowater® in 2014 as Vice President of Business Development after a successful 30-year career with Aldrich Chemical Company (later Sigma-Aldrich) a world leading speciality chemical company in the life science and high tech sector. During his career with Sigma-Aldrich he served in a variety of roles including President of Aldrich Corporation and Vice President of Global Supply Chain of Sigma Aldrich where he provided corporate guidance to senior leaders of various operational functions and defined crucial strategies for improvements to supply chain execution. In addition, he developed, manufactured and managed stable isotope production systems including those with deuterium. Throughout his career Dr. Porwoll has established a broad network of contacts in the high tech, life sciences and environmental sectors. Dr. Porwoll holds a Ph.D. in Bio-Organic Chemistry from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. In addition to his commercial expertise and contacts, Dr. Porwoll brings extensive technical knowledge of the key markets for Isowater’s® deuterium products.
Since joining Isowater® Dr. Porwoll has expanded Isowater’s® business activities in the US and certain international markets. Dr. Porwoll’s addition to the Board of Directors is a further demonstration of Isowater’s® commitment to meeting the needs of our customers particularly in the life sciences, including the growing pharmaceutical markets.
Andrew Stuart, President & CEO of Isowater® Corporation, states, “Joe brings a wealth of technical expertise to the Board, which is critical to strategic planning and setting our overall strategic direction. Isowater® is responding to increased demand for its products in both traditional markets and new emerging growth markets. Joe’s experience and technical input is critical to our success to date and to future market penetration.”