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Alwin Voetman

Director Sales


As Director Sales, Alwin maintains contacts with customers and ensures that they are assigned the right Progress-PME people.

Alwin started his career as a biochemical research analyst with the CLB (now Sanquin). After completing his studies in chemical technology at the University of Applied Sciences (HTS), Alwin became process engineer in the product division of the CLB. In 1989 he continued his career in the biotechnological company EuroCetus (later Chiron and SynCo Biopartners) and was responsible for setting up and managing the aseptic filling department. His responsibilities grew until he was made head of production (fermentation, purification and aseptic filling, labelling and packaging). Alwin later set up the development department at SynCo Biopartners where he was responsible for developing biopharmaceutical processes and the related analytical methods. Over the past 30 years, Alwin has acquired extensive experience in many aspects of the (bio)pharmaceutical industry. Alwin Voetman is a Project Manager and Consultant with Progress-PME since 2004. As of January 2014 he’s Director Sales.


  • interim management
  • project management
  • validation management
  • product and process development
  • process upscaling


In his free time, Alwin (1956) enjoys cycling with his partner on some of the lovely cycle routes in the Netherlands. He is also fond of hiking, playing sports and travel. Alwin’s partner, children and grandchildren are most important to him.