IPX Congress Member Announcement


The IPX Congress Executive Team is pleased to announce the election of Mr. George Papcun and Mr. Mark Pinchcak as Regular Members to the IPX Congress, requiring a two-year minimum commitment.

George PapcunGeorge is an accomplished quality engineering professional with 24 years experience in the medical device industry. His background includes quality engineering, manufacturing and regulatory compliance support, as well as project, program, and functional management experience. For the past two years, George has served as manager of Configuration Management and as the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) business process owner for Bayer’s Radiology business unit.

Prior to his current role, George was responsible for supporting new product introductions into various Bayer supply centers, managing the Radiology calibration department for all Pittsburgh-based supply centers and global field service operations, and leading Bayer’s global data integrity compliance initiative within one of its Pittsburgh supply centers. George’s primary interests are in the areas of data integrity and governance, Industry 4.0, and risk management.

George earned his CM2-C Certification back in 2013 and his CM2-P Certification in 2020. He holds an MS degree in quality assurance and a BS in electrical engineering along with several ASQ certifications and is currently pursuing PMP certification. In his free time, George enjoys reading, bicycling, travel, electronics, DIY projects, and spending time with family and friends.

Mark is a forward-thinking and ambitious Projects and Operations professional whose diversified knowledge and skill set has
Mark Pinchakbeen instrumental in leading organizational achievements. He has experience leading teams tasked with resolving complex challenges using new and innovative solutions. A strategic leader with a comprehensive understanding of organizational dynamics, project management principles, computer-aided design elements, and requirements reconciliation.

Mark's early career began in design engineering for chemical, nuclear, and petroleum industrial process applications. He transitioned into configuration management and has been predominately been involved in wireless technologies for the last several years. First in 5G technology and currently in the transportation industry.

Mark earned his CM2-Professional Certification in 2021. Process enhancements, application integration, and next-gen technology are the areas of his professional interest. In his off time, you will find him in a paintball tournament somewhere or going on adventures with his family.

Please join the IPX Congress Executive Team in congratulating George and Mark on being elected Regular Members to the IPX Congress.

About IPX Congress

The IPX Congress are certified leaders from Aviation, Automotive, Healthcare, Energy, Consumer Products, Medical Devices, and Technology who have come together to create a cross-functional industry forum to benchmark best practices and provide a resource to the IpX – Institute for Process Excellence community. All members are IpX CM2-Professional certification graduates. The mission of the Congress is to advance and promote the successful implementation of Integrated Process Excellence and CM2 throughout all industries worldwide. The Congress inspires, connects, mentors and supports CM2 certified professionals in the successful implementation of CM2 and achieving Integrated Process Excellence.

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