Ken Stopar is the director of global quality for Merz North America. Ken started his career in R&D at GE Healthcare and has held various levels of responsibility within R&D. Prior to joining Merz Ken led the global supplier quality organization at Baxter Healthcare. Ken’s current responsibilities are leading quality operations for Merz. He is also an active member of ASQ where he is a certified manager of quality and graduate of the emerging leader class of 2015/2016. He received his Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Marquette University in Milwaukee WI.