On 1 October 2023, Kevin Stembridge has been appointed to Chief Product Officer (CPO) / Executive Vice President (EVP) for the Software Business Unit in the Körber Business Area Pharma. He joins the executive board and will lead all functions related to the strategic alignment and product development for the Werum PAS-X Manufacturing Execution System (MES) product line.
“We are pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Stembridge for this new role,” says Jens Woehlbier, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Software, Körber Business Area Pharma. “With over 20 years of experience in the field, he possesses the right skills to shape the strategic direction of our manufacturing software applications. We wish him great success in his new position.”
Kevin Stembridge will set the strategic direction and oversee the development of the PAS-X product line. He will be responsible for defining product strategy and be accountable for advancing product functionality to ensure the company's long-term sustainability in solutions for pharma, biotech, and cell & gene therapy manufacturing.
In 2021, Kevin Stembridge joined Körber as Vice President (VP) Product Management PAS-X MES and was responsible for the successful transformation of PAS-X MES into the cloud and as a service. He is an experienced leader in life science software portfolios and has worked with Rockwell and Emerson in various MES focused positions. Kevin Stembridge graduated in Physics and Computer Science and has a Masters in Business Administration from Henley Business School.