Experic Appoints Derek Hennecke to Its Board of Directors

Experic, a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) and clinical supply services company serving the pharmaceutical industry, today announced the appointment of Derek Hennecke as an independent member of its board of directors.

“Mr. Hennecke’s distinctive combination of experience as an entrepreneur, board director, and leader of international life sciences organizations is perfectly suited for the board of a rapidly growing company like Experic,” said David Wood, chief executive officer and chairman of Experic.

Mr. Hennecke currently serves on several boards, he’s a chairman of the board of Microsize and Particle Dynamics and board director of Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing, Inceptor Bio, Kineticos Disruptor Fund, and the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance. Previously, he was founder, president, and chief executive officer of Xcelience, board director of Oragenics, vice president and general manager of MDS Pharma Services, and held various leadership roles at DSM Biologics, DSM Anti-Infectives, and Gist-Brocades in the Netherlands, Mexico, and Egypt.

Mr. Hennecke received his Bachelor of Science in microbiology from the University of Alberta, Canada, and a Master’s in business administration from the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University in the Netherlands. He is currently pursuing a Master of liberal arts in biology from Harvard University Extension School.

About Experic
Experic, a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) and pharmaceutical supply services company, supports every phase of a product’s life cycle from conception to clinical and commercial scale, across a range of dosing and packaging formats, including tablets, pellets, capsules, and low dose dry powder inhalation. From our state-of-the-art, Class A cGMP facility, we manage global delivery of the highest quality products, even for expedited projects, while providing unparalleled knowledge, expertise, and customer service. Learn more about our manufacturing and supply services at