Dr. Jane Severin promoted to Vice President of Technology, Oliver-Tolas Healthcare Packaging

Oliver-Tolas Healthcare Packaging promotes Dr. Jane Severin to Vice President of Technology.

Severin, who joined Oliver-Tolas in 2009, will continue to lead product development and technical service activities as well as process control and validation improvement initiatives to ensure Oliver-Tolas' reputation as an innovative, high quality supplier to the Medical Device and Pharmaceutical markets. Dr. Severin is widely recognized in the healthcare packaging industry for her in-depth experience in packaging development and validation, scientific and regulatory affairs, technical problem solving and sustainability.

“Since joining Oliver-Tolas, Dr Severin has demonstrated the experience and leadership skills necessary to push Oliver-Tolas forward and ensure our technical contributions to the global healthcare packaging market keep us at the forefront of the industry,” said Jerry Bennish, President & CEO, Oliver-Tolas Healthcare Packaging.

Prior to Oliver-Tolas, Dr. Severin has held engineering and senior management positions in various companies including Schering-Plough Corporation, Cardinal Health, Bayer Corporation and Baxter Healthcare. She is founder of two consulting companies; PKG (Packaging Knowledge Group), specializing in sustainability programs and strategies, and Med Pack Systems, LLC, serving clients in all aspects of packaging for the medical device and pharmaceutical industries.

Severin is an IoPP Certified Packaging Professional with a B.S. and a Ph.D. in Packaging from Michigan State University and an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management.
In addition, Dr. Severin has been an instructor and adjunct faculty member at Michigan State University's School of Packaging. She is Six Sigma certified, holds two medical device patents, is a past participant in the Wal-Mart Packaging Sustainability Value Network and has won several awards for package development.

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