Senior Director, Azzur Labs
With over 17 years’ experience in the medical device, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, Cecil Runyon has specialized in laboratory development and operations, environmental monitoring program development and contamination investigation and control for both laboratories and manufacturing. He has experience with FDA, EU and other rest of world regulations for various types of laboratories and production environments. As a Senior Director for Azzur Labs, Cecil is responsible for the development and operations of the Azzur Labs Chicago location. Cecil has a BS in Biological Sciences from Eastern Illinois University and an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. His career has involved microbiological and analytical method development and testing, laboratory design and development, development and control of various environmental monitoring programs, performing contamination investigations for multiple laboratories and manufacturers, new product development, continuous improvement and multiple aspects of QMS. Cecil is a Registered Microbiologist through the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), as well as an active member in ASM and the Illinois Society of Microbiology.