Global Technical and Regulatory Experts for Tyvek® Medical & Pharmaceutical Packaging


Localized experts for knowledgeable support

You can count on DuPont™ to ensure product protection and sterility with proven materials and help from industry experts.

Specifically, DuPont™ packaging engineers, microbiologists and regulatory affairs experts are available globally to share their knowledge and support you with information about:

  • Materials

  • Packaging design and processing

  • First time device launches

  • Meeting worldwide regulatory and packaging standards

  • Our global network of packaging converters

All to enhance the confidence of your product regulatory submissions.

Our list of experts is sorted by region, but their knowledge can be leveraged globally. Please contact us for any specific questions or if you are interested in speaking with a specific expert. 

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Americas Experts


Jennifer Benolken, CPPL
MDM & Regulatory Specialist

Jennifer earned her undergraduate degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering and her master’s degree in International Management. Jen has worked in the medical device community since 1991 in a variety of packaging roles – packaging, labeling, and sterilization engineer in operations and R&D, flexible packaging sales representative, and manager of packaging engineering and labeling groups. She is currently the sub-committee chairperson for ASTM F02.50, Package Design and Development, as well as co-chair for AAMI’s ST/WG 7, Packaging Working Group. Jen is an active member of the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) where she attained her lifetime Certified Packaging Professional (CPPL) certification. She is also on the Board of Directors and is Vice Chair on its Medical Device Packaging Technical Committee (MDPTC). Jennifer is the editor for the upcoming 3rd edition of the Medical Device Packaging Handbook. She works with downstream customers at medical device and pharmaceutical organizations, providing education and answering questions about Tyvek® packaging and sterilization using her wide range of knowledge.


Dan Floyd
MDM & Regulatory Specialist

Dan is a registered microbiologist with the National Registry of Certified Microbiologist, American Society of Microbiology and AAMI Certified Industrial Sterilization Specialist (CISS-EO) with over 28 years’ experience in medical device testing, sterilization sciences, packaging, industry regulations, and consulting. He has also been a certified quality auditor with the American Society for Quality. Dan has validated sterilizers on-site or assisted in sterilization consulting and training in the U.S., Canada, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, and Israel to name a few. Dan is a member of ISO/TC198/WG 16, ASTM F02, and AAMI working groups including industrial ethylene oxide sterilization, biological indicators, assurance of sterility, microbiological methods, process challenge devices, sterilization residuals, and resistometers. He is currently serving as co-chair for AAMI ST/WG 16 vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilization. His specialties include EO, radiation, dry heat, steam, VHP, ozone, and liquid chemical sterilization testing as well as microbiology testing requirements of medical devices.


Mark Sundt
Application Development Engineer

Mark graduated with a Materials Science degree from the University of Minnesota and joined DuPont™ in 2002. Mark transitioned to the Tyvek® business in 2012 and he has been involved with several global projects that include the Tyvek® Medical Packaging Transition Project (MPTP). He enjoys providing technical and applications development support to both Tyvek® internal and external customers. He is also an active participant in ASTM Committee F02 on Primary Barrier Packaging.


EMEA Experts


Nicole Kaller
Application Development Leader

Nicole graduated with a Packaging Technology degree and has worked for DuPont™ Medical & Pharmaceutical Packaging since 2008. She is currently responsible for new application development in Europe and contributes to related global projects and quality benchmarking. In addition, she provides technical and application guidance to sterile packaging, medical device, and pharmaceutical manufacturers. She is regularly writing technical white papers and contributing to DuPont™ medical packaging knowledge sharing with expertise in packaging design, solutions, and testing; process validation; and application guidance. 


Thierry Wagner
Global Director of Regulatory & Standards

Thierry Wagner has spent over 30 years working for DuPont in its polyester films and nonwovens businesses and is currently the Global Director, Regulatory & Standards – Healthcare, DuPont – Safety & Construction. He is convenor of ISO/TC 198/WG7 “Sterilization of Health Care Products—Packaging” and CEN/ TC 102/WG4 “Sterilizers and associated equipment for processing of medical devices – Packaging”, past-chairman of the Sterile Barrier Association (SBA), member of the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) and actively involved in various ISO and CEN technical committees on medical and pharmaceutical packaging, sterilization and aseptic processing. Thierry is also a member of ISO/TC 210 in charge of ISO 13485 and medical device symbols (ISO 15223 series), ASTM Committee F02 and of the CEN Advisory Board for Healthcare Standards - Europe (CEN ABHS). He earned a master's degree in mechanical and process engineering from ETH Zürich in Switzerland.  He is a featured speaker at international conferences and seminars on medical and pharmaceutical packaging regulatory aspects.


Bart Zeedzen
MDM Specialist

Bart has a proven track record within the medical packaging industry and experience with MDM’s and pharmaceutical companies. He started his packaging career in 2008 at Oliver Healthcare Packaging and was commercially responsible for the DACH and Nordic regions. Later, responsibilities were added to include the UK and Benelux. In 2018, he started at DuPont™ as an MDM Specialist for the EMEA region. He can provide high level commercial, technical and regulatory support with expertise in the areas of converting, coating, and life cycle value.  


Tatiana Dias
EMEA Regulatory and Standards Consultant

Tatiana Dias joined DuPont in July 2023 as EMEA Regulatory and Standards Consultant for Healthcare Packaging. She brings expertise in Circular Economy and holds a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Nottingham, UK. Her career journey started as a Blue Book Trainee for Health Technology and Cosmetics at DG GROW, in the European Commission. Next, Tatiana moved to work on Medical Devices Regulatory Affairs at MedTech Europe, the European trade association representing the medical technology industries. Over time, she transitioned towards environmental sustainability-relevant topics for the medical technology sector, and she also managed four Committees at the SBA, the European trade association for the healthcare sterile barrier industry. At present, Tatiana is actively involved in ISO and CEN working groups on packaging and sterilisation, as well as key industry associations that strive to advance packaging circularity. 


AP Experts


Boon See Eng
AP SPM & MDM Specialist

Eng started his medical packaging career in 2009 at SteriPack Medical Packaging and was commercially responsible for ASEAN market. He joined Dupont™ in 2018 as an MDM specialist to leverage his medical packaging knowledge and experience formerly. In 2019, he became responsible for both MDMs and SPMs in ASEAN. He has a good relationship with all of the value chain partners in ASEAN for medical packaging. He can provide his expertise in most aspects of the packaging of medical devices.   


Darren Oh
AP SPM & MDM Specialist

Darren has worked in the chemical industry for over a decade. After joining DuPont™, he has worked in various sales roles for a variety of segments, including medical device and pharmaceutical packaging, active packaging, graphic and printing as well as the safety solution business including personal protective garments. He also has worked in a business development role for pharmaceutical applications. He is a member of the Korean mirror group of ISO TC/198 “Sterilization of Health Care Products” and conducts several seminars and workshops annually. 


Billy Su
China Pharmaceutical Specialist

Billy has over 8 years of experience in DuPont™ with multi-functional roles across different industries. He has spent 5 years in Tyvek®, currently focusing on business development for pharmaceutical and medical device packaging. By deep-diving into the pharmaceutical industry, he has developed a wide network of customers and suppliers as well as in-depth experience with innovative solutions for the pharmaceutical industry.


Fred Deng
China SPM Specialist

Fred joined DuPont in July 2016. He was responsible for customer operations management of various Tyvek® applications, and he is currently responsible for the SPM management, market development and sales of Tyvek® for healthcare packaging. Collaborated with SPM and MDM, he is committed to providing reliable and compliant sterile packaging solutions. Fred obtained his bachelor degree of Engineering in 2016.


Iris Xu
China SPM Sales Specialist

Iris joined Tyvek® Healthcare team in November 2023 and responsible for SPMs/MDMs management and market development. She has over 10 working years in Dupont protection business and took roles as sales, marketing, and growth project management. She strives to educate and explore with value chain partners on the innovative solutions of packaging materials, to solve the challenges that the industry and the companies are facing.


Diana Dai
China Sales Manager, Tyvek® Healthcare

Responsible for China market strategy development and bridge to implementation. Over 20 working years in DuPont, acted as sales leader, sales operation leader and growth project leader at BU level in chemical, printing, auto, emergency response, oil and gas, military, healthcare industry. 


Masaaki Ishii
Japan Healthcare Segment Leader

Masaaki has 7 years sales and marketing experiences in Tyvek® with the first 1.5 years in Healthcare segment followed by 5.5 years in Consumer & Industry (Graphics, Industrial Packaging, ASPS and Agriculture applications.) segment. He became the Healthcare segment leader in Japan starting from April 2021 and will resume the good relationship with SPMs he built when working in Healthcare segment before, meanwhile continues to work for C&I segment in Japan as well. 


Rin Kawano
Regulatory Specialist

Rin earned her master’s degree in applied polymer engineering. She has over a decade of technical experience in DuPont with polyvinyl fluoride film and perfluoroelastomer parts businesses in electronics industry in a variety of assignments ranging from process development, application development to manufacturing and quality management. She currently serves as regulatory and standard specialist for DuPontTM Tyvek® Medical & Pharmaceutical Packaging in Japan. She is a member of the Japanese mirror group of ISO/TC 198 “Sterilization of Health Care Products” and the convener of ISO TC198/WG7 “Sterilization of Health Care Products—Packaging” in Japan since 2021. She conducts seminars on Tyvek® as well as Medical & Pharmaceutical Packaging regulatory aspects in Japan.


Rahul Sharma
India – Healthcare Segment Manager

Rahul has total 9 years of sales and business development experience in Tyvek® across variety of segments including pharmaceutical packaging business development for ASEAN market. Along with that he has also worked in sales role for Graphics & Printing, ASPS & protective garments business for industrial and controlled environments. Currently he is responsible for India healthcare buiness for medical & pharmaceutical pacakging and has build good relationship with SPMs,MDMs, and pharmaceutical companies in past 2 years.