Bart Van Praag

Title: CEO and President / Co-Founder

Bart Van Praag

Prior to founding Dovetail Integrated Systems, Bart worked in the construction and engineering industry for over 18 years. Most recently, he created and led the biopharmaceuticals business unit at Synthon BV, a privately held, vertically integrated Dutch pharmaceutical company with office, laboratories and production facilities located throughout Europe, Australia and the Americas. While in this position, Bart was responsible for directing a staff of 100 in the development of three new biopharmaceutical products with a projected market potential of $1.1 billion.

Also, Bart served as the director of capital investment where he managed a $100 million global portfolio and supervised ten engineering and construction projects in the Czech Republic, Argentina, Spain and the U.S. While in this position he developed procurement guidelines, project management procedures and infrastructure for a pilot biopharmaceutical plant in less than five months – an achievement which served as the inspiration for Thalle Integrated Systems. Prior to joining Synthon BV, Bart served in progressive positions in the energy sector as a project manager for major engineering, design and construction projects worldwide, to include the construction of Royal Dutch Shell’s corporate headquarters and the laboratory and support spaces for the Netherland Institute of Geosciences.

The Nijmegen, Netherlands native earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in architecture from Cooper Union University in New York City and a Master of Business Administration degree from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He also completed a graduate certificate in health care management from Duke University. Bart is a member of the Project Management Institute and the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineers.

Powered by AgileSite Lite
© DoveTail Integrated Systems Inc.| All Rights Reserved | Site Map