As vice president of member networks within the workplace practice, Frank Szopinski leads the Asia Pacific and Global Forums, in addition to assisting with all network activities. He is the primary contact for the ORCHSE innovation award process and Global Country profiles. He has over 25 years of professional experience in HSE program leadership in the pharmaceutical, food, medical products and waste industries.
Prior to joining ORCHSE, he was the compliance assurance manager for the U.S. healthcare company Abbott, headquartered in the Chicago area. Mr. Szopinski has led audits spanning six continents. His experience includes manufacturing, warehouse, commercial and laboratory locations. He previously managed the pharmaceutical division’s fleet and site safety programs.
Frank holds a master degree in environmental and occupational health sciences from the University of Illinois- Chicago and a master of business administration from Dominican University. He is certified in the Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Hygiene by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene and is a Certified Safety Professional by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.