After his Masters in Polymer Chemistry at the University of Louvain, Belgium, Bram Jongen acquired a Ph.D. in Water Soluble Polymers used for advanced drug administration.
Bram started as Technical Support Manager for Datwyler about 14 years ago, supporting customers in a vast area, from Western European countries to countries like India, Korea, and South Africa. Thereafter, he headed the Global Product Introduction & Support team, a global team of highly experienced and educated people, having each their own expertise in the world of pharmaceutical closures. Bram himself acquired profound Extractables & Leachables expertise. His team managed customer projects of technical nature and supported Datwyler’s product and portfolio management.
Since end of 2012, he has been acting as Head of R&D, leading a group that focuses on developing new rubber and new coating materials.