Bob Ievers is a Director within the Global Technical Operations Sterile & Validation Center of Excellence at Merck and Co., Inc. where he provides process and cleaning validation support to Merck manufacturing sites throughout the world. He has over 18 years of experience within Technical Services and Manufacturing Operations, holding positions of increasing responsibility during his career within Merck. Bob joined ISPE in 2016. He is a member of the ISPE PQLI® Lifecycle Approach to PV Implementation Team. Bob holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.