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Deerns appoints new Sector Director for Life Sciences

Deerns has announces the appointment of Valerio Sala as Sector Director for Life Sciences. 

9 April 2024, The Hague. The appointment of Valerio Sala as Sector Director for Life Sciences at Deerns follows a period of impressive growth for the company’s Life Sciences business. This includes recent involvement with several high-profile strategic projects across Europe. Deerns offers market-leading expertise in designing, optimising, and delivering working environments in the highly specialised fields of pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, specialty chemicals, and bio campuses. 

Valerio Sala brings over thirty years of experience including leading critical Life Sciences projects around the world. A chartered engineer, Valerio has worked as a technical director and vice president of Life Sciences for major engineering firms. He joins the Deerns team to drive forward further growth in the company’s Life Sciences market share. 

Speaking of his new role, Valerio Sala said: “I am thrilled to be joining Deerns and its Life Sciences Team. Deerns has a strong presence in the market for design of complex and essential buildings, making it an ideal platform to meet the technology, efficiency, and sustainability needs of the pharmaceutical industry. The ever-evolving therapies and quality demands from patients necessitate our customers to partner with highly qualified design experts. I am proud and honoured to have been chosen by Deerns to contribute to the company’s advancement in this field.”  

The Life Sciences sector is at the cutting edge of the rapid adoption of new technologies. Whether research laboratories, production facilities or traditional workspace, Deerns works with clients to ensure their building or portfolio is ready to meet the demands of the changing market and help them attract world-class talent. 

Hareld van den Brink, Commercial Director said: “This is an exciting period for the Life Sciences sector, so welcoming Valerio to Deerns is very timely and we are delighted to have him work with us. His experience and passion for the sector will be a major asset to us and our clients, as we continue to develop our capabilities and strengthen our market position.” 

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