Thursday, December 17, 2009

Telthorst named director of Kelley's Center for the Business of Life Sciences

George Telthorst has been appointed Director of the Center for the Business of Life Sciences (CBLS) effective January 1, 2010. Telthorst joined the Kelley School in 2006 as Interim Director of Bloomington Life Sciences Partnership, and he has also served as Director of Business Development for Kelley Executive Partners with an emphasis in developing relationships with life sciences related companies.

Previously, Telthorst was general manager and vice president of operations at Boston Scientific. He was also director of operations for Johnson & Johnson Medical (Wound Care).

Telthorst brings a wealth of experience in the life sciences industry. He holds a bachelors of science in general engineering from the United States Military Academy and an MBA from the University of Chicago with a major in Production Management. He has been teaching in the Operations and Decision Technologies Department and will continue to do so along with his duties as CBLS Director.

Telthorst replaces Business Economics and Public Policy Professor Larry Davidson, who is retiring from the Kelley School.

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