Mario Duprey is the Executive Director of Production and Engineering at Clene. Mr. Duprey is an experienced leader in operations, manufacturing and quality. Mr. Duprey started his career at Glaxo-SmithKline where he spent 15 years learning, developing, and honing his skills in the areas of manufacturing, technical support, product development, process improvement and formulations covering tablets, capsules, liquids, ointments and suppositories and injectables. For the next 12 years, Mr. DuPrey was employed at Chr. Hansen, Inc. where he held progressive leadership roles in operations, technical sales and support, and quality in multi-site operations. Following his employment at Chr. Hansen, he continued to hold leadership roles in the areas of operations, quality, and manufacturing as the Director of Operations at Verion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Senior Manufacturing Manager at Shire Pharmaceuticals, and Manager of Quality and Productivity at Evonik Corporation overseeing multiple sites with North America operations. Mr. Duprey’s skill set encompasses a well-rounded, in-depth understanding of manufacturing, formulations, and technical support in the pharmaceutical industry as well as the important synergy and operations on the ingredient supplier side.