January 2021 – Laboratoire Mergens SA is moving and reorganizing itself
At the beginning of 2021, and despite the delicate global health situation, our company Laboratoire Mergens moved to its new premises in which its offices and a first local manufacturing centre are located. The address is still in the town of Crissier but at 2, Route du Bois Genoud (formerly 25, Route de Prilly).
In the first place, this centre provides for the manufacture of food supplements and cosmetics. A quality control management as well as a logistics function are among the positions available in the centre.
At the same time as its move, our company entrusted the management of its new Scientific and Technical Department to René Cabrera.
Head of Development and Production, Mr. René Cabrera has a Master’s in sciences of the University of Volgograd (Russia). After this first degree he obtained an MBA in Technology & Innovation at the FIA / USP University of São Paulo (Brazil) the last part of this MBA being delivered by the MIT (Boston Massachusetts Institute of Technology University, (USA).
René Cabrera Manages the Scientific and Technical Department.
He is responsible of the development of products in relation to the subcontractors, the calculations of cost prices, the conduct of laboratory tests until the validation of the formula as well as the preparation of development schedules (product launch) and production. In the area of Production, René Cabrera is responsible for finding subcontractors, planning and monitoring production, of the quality control and of meeting deadlines. Finally, the management of local production is also placed under his responsibility.
Before joining Laboratoire Mergens, René Cabrera worked as a Technical Sales Engineer (International Projects) at Alcatel Cabos do Brazil, São Paulo (Brazil) and Alcatel Cable Telecom, Cortaillod (Switzerland). Likewise, he was Director of Operations at Trefibrasil Ltd in São Paulo (Brazil) as well as Director of Operations at Rola Arcons in Caracas (Venezuela).