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Charles Thyne

Current Role(s): Head of Global Quality, Industrial Operations

Joined Genzyme: 1996

Chuck Thyne is responsible for the quality of all Genzyme products manufactured around the world. He leads a global organization consisting of approximately 900 employees across 8 industrial sites, responsible for overseeing manufacturing quality and release of product from Genzyme’s Rare Disease and MS portfolios as well as Sanofi’s Biosurgery franchise. Chuck has oversight of corporate quality functions that support the biologics and biosurgery manufacturing networks, including groups such as Validation, Risk Management, Documentation and Quality Systems.

 Past Genzyme role(s):

  • Vice President, Corporate Quality Operations
  • Vice President, Corporate Quality
  • Senior Director, Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Senior Director, Quality Control
  • Director, Quality Control
  • Associate Director, Quality Control

 Prior experience:

  • Director, Quality Operations, Allegro Biologics
  • Senior Manager, Quality Control Operations and Bioassay Development, Repligen Corporation
  • Manager, Quality Control and Quality Assurance, Abbott Biotech
  • Supervisor, Quality Control, Damon Biotech


  • Dual B.S. in Biomedical Science and Clinical Laboratory Science, Framingham State College
Last Updated: 4/7/2015