Meet the Board – Janet White

Janet White

Promega – Director of Strategic Portfolio Management

Sector: Biotechnology

Location: Fitchburg, Wisconsin

About Promega: Promega Corporation is a worldwide leader in applying biochemistry and molecular biology to the development of innovative, high-value products for the life sciences. Wisconsin-based manufacturer of enzymes and other products for biotechnology and molecular biology with a portfolio covering the fields of genomics, protein analysis and expression, cellular analysis, drug discovery and genetic identity. Promega exists on an evolutionary frontier where the values of science, business and human well-being intersect. Acknowledging these interdependencies, Promega cultivates its environment to allow employees to flourish, develop deep and enduring relationships with all constituencies and create intelligent life-science solutions.

Bio Highlights: In Ms. White’s current role as Director of Strategic Portfolio Management at Promega, she provides leadership and direction for the corporation’s global marketing, fiscal management and strategic planning in the Cell Analysis & Proteomics business to achieve revenue and profitability goals. White is also accountable for strategic and financial performance and P&L of global business in alignment with R&D, Operations, Branch Marketing and global Sales Management. Before joining Promega in 2015, Ms. White held roles such as Sr. VP & GM for Custom Development Business and Sr. VP of Sales & Marketing for Custom manufacturing at Lonza in Switzerland. Prior to her time at Lonza, Ms. White was the Vice President of Commercial Ops and Cell Biology SBU Director at Cambrex in Walkersville, MD. Before joining Cambrex, Ms. White held various roles in Marketing and Business Management at Life Technologies in Rockville, MD. Ms. White earned her BSE in Biomedical and Electrical Engineering from Duke University, and her MSE in Medical Engineering from The George Washington University. Ms. White currently volunteers as an advisor and mentor for emerging entrepreneurs at MERLIN Mentors in Madison, WI.