Enrico Mercalli joins Purolite as our Life Sciences Technology Director

March 08, 2017 — Milan, Italy — Purolite is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Enrico Mercalli as Purolite’s Life Science Technology Director. Officially starting on February 24, 2017, Enrico works from Purolite’s office in Milan, Italy and is responsible for managing products within the Life Sciences division from R&D and product development through commercialization and sales.

Enrico holds four patents and has co-authored five published scientific papers. He has significant R&D and commercial project management experience, as well as experience in territory sales and directing corporate operations. Additionally, he is very familiar with adsorbent, chromatographic (both synthetic and bio-based), enzyme, ion exchange, and specialty chemical technologies.

Enrico holds a Master of Science degree in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology from East Piedmont University in Novara, Italy, and he achieved government qualification as a Pharmacist in 1999 from Turin University. His undergraduate degree is from the Istituto Tecnico Industriale “G. Omar” in Novara, Italy where he studied Technical and Industrial Applications.

In his spare time, Enrico enjoys hiking, running and playing chess.

He notes, “I am very proud to be a part of Purolite. I have extensive experience in both pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturing as well as commercialization—and Purolite is a perfect synergy between the two.” He then added, “I am excited to become a strong contributor to this world-class organization, and am very enthusiastic about bringing additional products into and through Purolite’s Life Sciences pipeline.”

Enrico is fluent in Italian and English.

We welcome Enrico to the Purolite family!

Contact Information
Enrico Mercalli, MSc (chem.)
Life Science Technology Director
Viale Coni Zugna, 29
Milano, 20144
T +39 02.4818145
M +39 347.0847607