Mark Reid, Senior Laboratory Specialist/ Lab Operations and Systems, Takeda



Mark joined Takeda 9 years ago as a Senior Laboratory specialist working within Lab Operations and Systems. Mark manages equipment/instrument lifecycle and asset tracking, as well as maintaining Lab Operations systems, including cold storage fleet, FreezerPro inventory system, back-up units, and ELERT response program. Mark is also involved in procurement for three Pharmaceutical Sciences (R&D) groups. He liaises with other company support departments to support lab groups, implement innovative processes, systems, services, and projects. Prior to joining Takeda, Mark worked as a Project manager at Shire Pharmaceuticals, responsible for overseeing the relocation of 3000 lab instruments, a 175-person process development lab, and office department from Cambridge to Lexington campus.