Douglas Liu, Senior Vice President Global Operations, heads Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Regulatory and Clinical Affairs at QIAGEN. He joined QIAGEN in 2005 as Vice President Global Operations. Mr. Liu has thirty years of experience in the life sciences industry and previously worked at Bayer Healthcare, Chiron, Abbott Labs and Washington University. He has worked in the United States and Europe with leadership roles in R&D, Manufacturing, Strategic Planning and Program Management. Mr. Liu has an MBA from Boston University and a BS from the University of Illinois, Urbana. He is active in support business development and is chairman of BioHealth Innovation, Inc. a public private partnership focusing on developing the life science industry as well as being a member of the Maryland Governor's International Business Advisory Council.