AES Clean Technology enhances cleanroom construction capabilities through new senior appointment.

AES Clean Technology enhances cleanroom construction capabilities through new senior appointment.
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John Costalas headshot in front of a pharmaceutical modular cleanroom designed by AES Clean Technology

Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania, February 1, 2024: A leading provider of high-performance cleanroom facilities, AES Clean Technology, has announced the appointment of John Costalas to its senior leadership team as Vice President of Construction.

John joins AES after a successful 30-year design-build career in the life science industry. He brings a wealth of knowledge on construction management, design management, and commissioning/validation to the organization and a LEED® AP qualification. John will lead the AES Construction team, delivering successful project execution and continuing the AES tradition of building world-class facilities.

Before joining AES, John was Vice President of Northeast Operations at CRB, where he led a team of over 300 employees across four offices in North America, focusing on leadership, technical expertise, mentoring, and collaboration. John collaborated with AES on numerous projects throughout his career, including two projects that ultimately won ISPE FOYA awards.

Grant Merrill, AES Clean Technology’s Chief Commercial Officer, said: “Welcoming John to the team is a critical move in an exciting direction for AES. With his strong background and experience in the industry, John will help advance our mission as the leader in modular cleanroom technology.”

John Costalas commented: “Throughout my career, I have worked with AES on numerous projects. AES has always been the premier design-builder of cleanrooms in the industry. I am excited not only to be a part of the team, but to be instrumental in shaping the future success of AES.”


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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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