Chief Operating Officer

Carole Cobb

Carole has held progressively more responsible positions in biotechnology with a specific focus on fermentation-based commercial manufacturing, including process development, worldwide manufacturing and global supply chain management. Previously, she was a senior vice president of global supply at Genencor International and continued at that position following its acquisition by Danisco AS. She oversaw industrial biotechnology-based manufacturing strategy, growth and implementation during a period that saw the doubling of manufacturing infrastructure through acquisition, expansion and new plant construction in the U.S., Asia, South America and Europe. Carole holds an M.B.A. in finance and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, biochemistry and cell and molecular biology.