David Broecker Named CEO of Indiana Biosciences Research Institute
Nationally Recognized Real Estate Developer – Wexford Science and Technology – Chosen to Lead Development Activities
The Indiana Biosciences Research Institute (IBRI) announces the appointment of David A. Broecker, a prominent life sciences industry executive and serial entrepreneur, as the Institute’s president and chief executive officer, and the selection of Wexford Science and Technology as the real estate development firm to lead site selection and development activities.
After serving most recently as president and chief operating officer, Broecker will now accelerate activities as president and CEO to advance the Institute’s mission, select a permanent home, secure key research recruitments, build a seasoned operations team and launch the IBRI’s first collaborative research initiatives in 2015.
“As our Board moves forward with creating the IBRI, it is increasingly clear that we need a CEO who truly covers all the bases, with the experience and the passion to build a world-class research institute in collaboration with our diverse and deeply committed array of industry and academic stakeholders,” said David L. Johnson, IBRI board member and president and CEO of BioCrossroads, which has facilitated the Institute’s early development. “We are fortunate indeed that David Broecker has returned home to Indiana and has enthusiastically accepted our appointment. There is no one in the country today better suited to deliver on the pioneering mission and immense promise of the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute,” Johnson added.
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