Marcel De Grutter

Abbott

Marcel De Grutter

Abbott

Liaison Regulatory & Government Affairs

With over 30 years’ experience inhealthcare, Marcel has held various positions and roles, was actively involved inorganizational transformation and integration after takeovers and business splits. As a world-renowned and respected expert inManufacturing Operations Management Systems,Packaging Operations, IT, Serialization Track & Trace, he translates regulatory and business requirementsinto practical, cost effective, innovative automation, and IT solutions. In addition to being active in various industry groups, and a Board Member and speaker at many congresses, Marcel is also the Executive Director of the OPEN Serialization Communication Standard Group. The OPEN-SCS Working Group is a consortium of life sciences companies and solution providers who have developed an industry standard for interoperability of serialization components. The Working Group belongs to the non-profit organization OPC Foundation.