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CSafe Global Adds Ravindra Rao to the Life Science Sales Team for India

CSafe Global Adds Ravindra Rao to the Life Science Sales Team for India

Ravindra Rao will focus supporting new and existing customers across India as Director of Life Science Sales based in Bangalore.

CSafe Global, the innovation leader in temperature-controlled container solutions for the transport of life-enhancing pharmaceuticals, announced today that Ravindra Rao has officially joined the company as Director of Life Science Sales – India.

“Ravindra brings more than 25 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry in India and has a deep understanding of customer environments, workflows and business processes,” said Scott Garchar, CSafe Global senior director of life sciences – Asia Pacific. “He will be a tremendous resource and asset to CSafe customers across the country and we are thrilled to have him on board.”

Rao comes to CSafe from Cytiva (formerly GE-Life Sciences) where he served as the commercial general manager for south Asia managing business from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives. Prior to his 12 years with Cytiva, he held varying sales roles at companies such as Toshvin Analytical and Bio-Rad Laboratories India Ltd.

Garchar went on to say that “CSafe takes considerable time and effort to hire people who not only support our mission of helping deliver effective medicines to patients, but who also have the knowledge and ingenuity to help our clients overcome their biggest challenges in cold chain logistics. Ravindra exceeds our expectations in both areas and look forward to seeing him help our customers in India flourish.”

To speak with Ravindra Rao or learn more about CSafe products and services, you can reach him directly at rrao@csafeglobal.com. For 24/7 customer support, call +1 937 245 6350 (prompt 2) or email customersupport@csafeglobal.com.

Charles Bodner Joins CSafe Global as Chief Financial Officer

Charles Bodner Joins CSafe Global as Chief Financial Officer

CSafe Global has hired Charles Bodner as CFO following Patrick Schafer’s promotion to CEO in 2020.

CSafe Global, the innovation leader in temperature-controlled solutions for the pharmaceutical industry, announced today that Charles (‘Chuck’) Bodner has joined the company’s executive team as Chief Financial Officer.

Filling such a critical role required an intensive search to find someone with the desired experience and background as well as the drive and ambition to help guide CSafe’s aggressive growth strategy. “We intend to be the market leader in our chosen areas of focus,” said CSafe CEO, Patrick Schafer. “We need a strong advisor to help us make informed decisions based on an understanding of our goals, the market and the life sciences industry potential. Chuck has the skill set and industry expertise to help continue reaching new milestones.”

Bodner has nearly 30 years’ experience in finance and accounting with more than 20 years in the pharmaceutical and life science industry. Prior to joining CSafe Global, he held senior level positions with Sanofi-Aventis, Schering-Plough, AstraZeneca, Becton Dickinson and Bioclinica.

Chuck will be responsible for finance, accounting, tax and treasury functions and will help guide overall company strategy and execution.

“After helping Bioclinica successfully complete its merger with ERT, I am very excited to be joining the CSafe team,” Bodner said. “I am honored to be part of an organization that delivers life-enhancing products in innovative temperature management solutions to customers around the world. This is an excellent opportunity to help steer this organization through its next phase of growth to achieve outstanding results for both our customers and investors.”

CSafe Global Triples the Size of Operation in Chicago to Meet Growing Customer Demand

CSafe Global Triples the Size of Operation in Chicago to Meet Growing Customer Demand

The 16,000 square-foot facility expansion will allow CSafe to hold more active containers in inventory to meet customer demands in ORD.

DAYTON, Ohio, Aug. 31, 2021 – CSafe Global, the innovation leader in temperature-controlled container solutions for the transport of life-enhancing pharmaceuticals, continues expanding to meet customer demand with a move to a new location in Chicago that more than triples the size of their former location in the area.CSafe ORD

The Chicago facility provides 23,000 square-feet of newly constructed warehouse space for CSafe RKN and RAP storage and operations. “Chicago is a crucial hub for a number of air cargo lanes internationally and domestically. Expanding from 7,000 to 23,000 square-feet allows us to hold and service significantly more active containers to meet current and future customer demand,” noted Tom Weir, CSafe COO.

The new Chicago service center – now the largest CSafe Global location in the United States – is fully operational and serving CSafe customers from 07:30 to 16:00 daily. CSafe continues expanding its presence worldwide by investing in best-in-class facilities to provide the best service possible to customers in their local area.

Ron Trainer Joins CSafe Global as Director of Customer Service

Ron Trainer Joins CSafe Global as Director of Customer Service

CSafe Global is investing further in the customer experience with the addition of Ron Trainer as the Director of Customer Service.   

DAYTON, Ohio, Aug. 18, 2021 – CSafe Global, the innovation leader in temperature-controlled container solutions for the transport of life-enhancing pharmaceuticals, announced today that Ron Trainer has officially joined the organization as Director of Customer Service.

“CSafe has always been heavily focused on service excellence. In hiring Ron we have continued to invest in providing outstanding customer support to our customers.  Ron has a proven track record in leading, building and implementing world class service operations,” explained Tom Weir, COO for CSafe Global. “Ron has been leading customer support teams to deliver industry-leading customer experiences for nearly 20 years. His focus on customer experience and retention, talent development and mentoring align perfectly with our strategy for the future. I am delighted to have Ron on board to lead our team into this next phase of CSafe’s journey of success.”

Trainer has had an extensive career leading teams in the technology sector most recently as head of customer support and success for Xplor Technologies where he developed an end-to-end customer journey for more than 22,000 customers. As the Director, Global Service Model for 1WorldSync, Trainer developed the vision and strategy for the global customer experience. In his new role at CSafe, he will be responsible for all aspects of customer satisfaction and care, including the design and implementation of the global customer service and success strategies.

“The thermal shipping solutions industry has made vast advances since the beginning of 2020 and the opportunity to contribute to future enhancements and lead a team that will help safely deliver vaccines and life-saving therapies to people around the world is thrilling,” said Trainer. “I can’t wait to get started and see how the team can improve the CSafe customer experience as the industry grows.”