ZIVO Bioscience, Inc. Welcomes New Vice-President of Research & Development
KEEGO HARBOR, MI / ACCESSWIRE / March 29, 2018 / ZIVO Bioscience, Inc. (OTCQB: ZIVO) a biotech/agtech R&D company engaged in the commercialization of nutritional and medicinal products derived from proprietary algal strains, announces today William P. Pfund has joined the Company as its new Vice-President of Research & Development. Mr. Pfund will manage overall research objectives, compliance initiatives and help transition the Company's ongoing R&D into marketable products and licenses. Dr. Amy Steffek will continue in her role as Director, Research & Development, focusing primarily on conducting the various tests, studies and experiments, and manage the data and findings that populate the ZIVO intellectual property portfolio. Dr. Paul Wooley will also continue in his role as consulting immunologist.
Mr. Pfund brings more than 30 years of technical and operational leadership experience in FDA-regulated companies to his role as Vice-President, Research & Development at ZIVO Bioscience, Inc., including more than 18 years at Pfizer (legacy Upjohn) where he held numerous positions spanning the entire drug discovery and development continuum. He brings a wealth of technical expertise, process control and managerial experience to the Company that will help drive value. Following his tenure at Pfizer, Mr. Pfund served as the Vice President, Product Development for RealBio Technology, Inc., an emerging research tools company, and held Director-level positions at several leading contract research organizations including Eurofins, Covance and NAMSA. Mr. Pfund earned a B.S. (Biology) from the State University of New York, College at Oswego, and a M.S. (Microbiology) from The Ohio State University.
About ZIVO Bioscience, Inc.
ZIVO Bioscience, Inc. (OTCQB: ZIVO) is a Michigan-based biotech company engaged in the investigation of the health and nutritional benefits of bioactive compounds derived from its proprietary algal cultures, and the development of natural bioactive compounds for use as dietary supplements and food ingredients, as well as biologically derived and synthetic candidates for medicinal and pharmaceutical applications in humans and animals, specifically focused on autoimmune and inflammatory response modulation.
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Released March 29, 2018