Cherwell Invests in Industrial Microbiology Expertise

By Gill Power

New Microbiology Product Specialist to enhance customer support


Prior to joining Cherwell Laboratories, Abdul has had many years’ experience working as a Microbiologist in a variety of sectors including; Academia (University of The Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa), Research and Development (King’s College, University of London) and industry (Estee Lauder UK, Siemens Healthcare and GSK Plc).

During Abdul’s career, he has been involved in microbiology process improvement & product development, quality control, and research & development in both classical and molecular microbiology. Abdul has experience in the use of microbiological culture media for environmental monitoring and product testing; as well as in the formulation and development of culture media and techniques to facilitate the isolation and identification of microorganisms using different methods.

As Microbiology Product Specialist for Cherwell Laboratories, Abdul’s role will include direct technical and applications support for customers and distributors of Redipor Prepared Media and Biological Indicators. He will also be maintaining and developing Cherwell’s understanding of regulatory requirements and scientific advances.

“The addition of Abdul to our team marks an exciting step forward in Cherwell’s development as we always strive to deliver the best possible products and service to our customers,” commented Andy Whittard, Managing Director at Cherwell Laboratories.

He added “Abdul will be using his previous experience to help position Cherwell for the challenges ahead as we continue to meet customer demands for further improvements with our product range and services. Most importantly he will enable us to maintain the level of support and knowledge that each customer expects while we increase the number of customers we serve.”


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