News and Events

February 7, 2019

Lee R. Kandt, promoted to Vice President, Business Development

by LAMPIRE PR

For Immediate Release
February 6, 2019


Pipersville, PA - Lampire Biological Laboratories announces the promotion of tenured team member, Lee R. Kandt, to Vice President, Business Development

Lampire, an industry-leading biological raw material manufacturer with six facilities located across Pennsylvania, is proud to announce the promotion of veteran team member, Lee R. Kandt, to Vice President, Business Development. In this new role, Mr. Kandt will be focused on the customer experience, sales, marketing and new business development. Mr. Kandt and his team will work closely with clients and prospects to ensure customer satisfaction. His expertise will be used to both retain current and attract new clients while expanding the core markets that Lampire services. His responsibilities will also include strategic planning and analysis to ensure the success of Lampire’s long-term business development plans.

“As a company dedicated to the professional development and continuous growth of our team members, we are incredibly proud to announce that Lee R. Kandt, will be promoted to the role of Vice President, Business Development,” said President and CEO, Gregory F. Krug. “With his extensive production and industry experience as a solid foundation, and already having served as a critical member of the senior leadership team, in his new role in Business Development, Lee is prepared to guide Lampire to success into the next 40 years. This promotion is an integral step in Lampire’s strategic plan for the future.”

Most recently serving in the role of General Manager, Mr. Kandt has garnered more than 25+ years of experience in the research and diagnostic raw material manufacturing industry. Academically, Mr. Kandt earned his Bachelor of Science, Animal Science undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and later earned his Master’s in Business Administration from DeSales University. Serving in various roles for Lampire over the years, Mr. Kandt has developed a comprehensive skill set specific to the development, manufacturing and delivery of biological, pharmaceutical and diagnostic raw materials to customers around the world. To date, Mr. Kandt’s career path has allowed him to gain valuable experience with the Animal Care and Use Committee as well as working closely with every department at Lampire including legal, finance, quality, operations, research and development, IT, veterinary, project management, sales, marketing and customer service.

“I am honored by the opportunity to continue to serve Lampire in this new role. Driven by the commitment of Gregory F. Krug and our solid foundation of dedicated employees, Lampire is on the threshold of groundbreaking growth. We are experiencing many new opportunities due to our technological expertise, new product and service offerings and our facility expansions,” said Kandt. “Lampire is poised for success as we strive to provide our clients an unparalleled customer experience, high quality products and services at affordable prices.”

LAMPIRE Biological Laboratories has earned primary vendor status with pharmaceutical, diagnostic, biotechnology and medical device corporations worldwide. Commitment to quality and customer service has established Lampire as a key resource for clients through the research and development, scale-up and optimization stages of product development and subsequent production. Lampire also serves academia and government research agencies involved in the areas of immunology, cell biology, cell signaling, pathology, molecular biology and clinical medicine.

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