ZIVO welcomes new Vice-President, Research & Development
Effective March 12, William P. Pfund joined the Company as Vice-President, Research & Development, to help transition the Company's ongoing research into marketable products and licenses. Dr. Amy Steffek will continue in her role as Director, Research & Development, focusing on conducting the various tests, studies and experiments that populate the ZIVO intellectual property portfolio.
Mr. William (Bill) Pfund, M.S., brings more than 30 years of technical and operational leadership experience in FDA-regulated companies to his role as Vice President, Research and Development at ZIVO Bioscience, including more than 18 years at Pfizer (legacy Upjohn) where he held numerous positions spanning the entire drug discovery and development continuum. Subsequent to his time at Pfizer, Mr. Pfund served as the Vice President, Product Development for RealBio Technology, Inc., an emerging research tools company, and also held Director-level positions at several leading contract research organizations including Eurofins, Covance and NAMSA. Mr. Pfund received a B.S. (Biology) from the State University of New York, College at Oswego, and a M.S. (Microbiology) from The Ohio State University.