Philadelphia – DPS Group, a privately-owned, global engineering, procurement, construction management and validation (EPCMV) firm serving high-tech process industries, announced that Pete Matson has joined the firm as vice president of business development.
Based in the Philadelphia office, Matson will be responsible for expanding the company’s client base and leading the sales and marketing of DPS services in the Philadelphia and greater Northeast region.
Matson has more than 20 years of experience working in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. He is an expert in both project management and engineering, with a strong technical background.
He will leverage his technical expertise, along with his long-term relationships across the industry to drive the company’s growth and support the regions transformative work in the life sciences industry.
“I am thrilled to add Pete to our growing Philadelphia team,” said Ryan McDonough, senior vice president, Philadelphia operations. “In the last 15 years of working with Pete, I am continuously impressed by his wealth of knowledge and humble approach that I know clients appreciate. I’m excited for Pete to begin building long-term partnerships and deep relationships with our life science clients.”
“Having executed many high-profile biopharma projects from a project management perspective, I am excited to be taking on a new role with DPS Group,” said Matson. “I am looking forward to introducing DPS Group and its services to the Delaware Valley and building long-term relationships with area life sciences clients. DPS is a fantastic company with a well-established reputation for progressive, lean project delivery model and its highly talented, committed staff.”
Matson earned a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Drexel University. He is a member of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE) and the Project Management Institute (PMI).