Stegenga Named President, Rowles Introduced as New COO
Johnston, Iowa USA (December 16, 2014) — Biova LLC, the global leader in water soluble egg membrane (WSEM), announces new executive leadership:
Matt Stegenga, current director of marketing for Biova, has been named president. He succeeds Dennis Casey, PhD, who will continue as part of Biova’s board of directors. “With more than 10 years experience working with egg membrane, nobody knows this technology and the market better than Matt,” said Casey. Stegenga will continue Biova’s global market development, focusing on expanding applications for Biova’s patented technologies and branded ingredients.
Biova also introduces Craig Rowles, DVM, who joins Biova in January as chief operating officer overseeing multiple operations in Iowa and Kansas. With 30 years of experience, Rowles will also direct Biova’s special research and development initiatives, aimed at expanding market applications for Hydro5™, OvaPure™, Ovacore™ and other nascent technologies.
“These are exciting times for Biova. We’ve experienced significant growth in recent years—we have global customers to serve, multiple research studies engaged, five facilities and offices to manage, and ever-expanding market opportunities,” said Stegenga. “People drive business, and having the right people in the right places is key to our success. Biova’s well positioned for the future.”