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Pfizer’s Stephen Baker Joins Innovive Inc


August 25, 2015
By Business Wire News

SAN DIEGO

Innovive Inc, the leader in disposable IVC rodent caging, today announced that Stephen Baker has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development.

Baker joins Innovive Inc from Pfizer Inc where he served as a Senior Manager with the Global Standardization and Business Resources Team for Comparative Medicine. Previous to Pfizer, Baker was employed by Genzyme / Sanofi where he served as the Director of Operations for the Department of Comparative Medicine.

Baker’s new role at Innovive will include supporting customers with best practices for implementing the Innovive Disposable Caging System, as well as helping users to develop the most efficient Standard Operating Procedures and protocols to maximize workflow. He will also partner with clients to ensure new products and services meet expectations, improve animal welfare and support research.

“Innovive is the future of lab animal research – the portability of science,” said Baker. “I truly believe in the product, allowing users to be flexible, sustainable, operate outside-of-the-box and shift away from conventional vivariums. I am thrilled and excited to join Innovive’s team. In this world of constant change, I look forward to offering my knowledge of facility operations coupled with my strong background in facility design and renovation to help implement change in other institutions.”

Baker holds a Bachelor of Science from Boston College and a Masters of Science from Emmanuel College. He has his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and Accelerating Implementation Methodology (AIM) certification. He is a certified manager of animal resources (CMAR) and a registered laboratory animal technologist (RLATG) through the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS). Baker is also a graduate and faculty member of the Institute for Laboratory Animal Management (ILAM). Currently, Baker serves on the Board of Directors for the Laboratory Animal Management Association (LAMA) and is a co-chair for the Continuing Education & Training committee. In addition to his experiences and certifications in the field of laboratory animal science, he is a certified somatic leadership coach and enjoys growing the leaders of tomorrow.

“We’re thrilled to have Steve join our team. During his tenure at Pfizer he researched and vetted every facet of the Innovive Disposable Caging System to ensure it could achieve Pfizer’s high standards of operation,” said Innovive CEO, Dee L. Conger. “With his vast expertise in the industry and his deep knowledge of our products, we are confident he will be able to help animal research facilities of any size or type successfully implement our caging technology.”

Baker will be based out of the East Coast Corporate Office of Innovive Inc in Hudson, New Hampshire.

About Innovive Inc

Innovive Inc was founded in 2004 with the goal of radically transforming the economics and convenience of working with laboratory animals. Using advanced design and manufacturing processes, Innovive creates reliable disposable rodent caging systems to provide research facilities with superior quality, performance, and cost savings. Our products are independently tested and validated to assure trouble-free operation, and our global manufacturing and distribution network provides advantageous pricing and rapid order fulfillment. For more information, please visit www.DisposableCages.com or email info@innoviveinc.com.

Innovive Inc
Colin Yu, 858-309-6641
cyu@innoviveinc.com