AES Clean Technology appoints new Vice President of Engineering

AES Clean Technology appoints new Vice President of Engineering
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Chris Barbieri headshot in front of a pharmaceutical modular cleanroom designed by AES Clean Technology

Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania, February 20, 2024: AES Clean Technology, a leading provider of high-performance modular cleanroom facilities, has appointed Chris Barbieri as Vice President of Engineering.

With over 20 years of experience in the life science industry and deep expertise in engineering and project delivery, Chris will oversee all aspects of engineering operations, including product development, innovation, and technological advancement initiatives that are aligned with AES’ strategic vision. In addition, he will focus on streamlining the team’s processes, driving consistency, and fostering a culture of technical excellence and innovation.

Before joining AES, Chris was the Senior Director of Design Operations at CRB, where he was responsible for leading design operations across four regional offices and growing business in the region’s Life Sciences market. His previous experience includes roles such as mechanical engineering project lead, project engineer, project manager, and director of mechanical engineering.

Shawn Reniker, AES Clean Technology’s Sr. Vice President of Operations, said: “It is an exciting time to welcome Chris to our leadership team. He has a wealth of experience in the industry and will support our mission as the leader in modular cleanroom technology. Bringing passion, energy, and tenacity to his new role, Chris is well positioned to make a real impact on our people, projects, and clients, and our overall future success.”

Chris Barbieri commented: “AES has been an established and recognized name within the cleanroom industry for almost 40 years. The team’s capabilities from a design-build and manufacturing standpoint, coupled with its focus and commitment to continuous improvement, innovation, and growth, align perfectly with my professional goals.”

“My extensive background in engineering and project delivery will allow me to provide valuable insights and feedback as AES continues to grow the design and engineering teams. I look forward to elevating AES’ profile as a technical leader and innovator.”

Chris earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University. He is a licensed professional engineer and is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council.


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AES Cleanroom Technology is a leading modular cleanroom facilities provider for pharmaceutical and biotechnology customers engaging in clinical research through commercial manufacturing, addressing unmet medical needs in areas such as immunotherapy, diabetes, cancer, and various other debilitating conditions.

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