SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MasterControl Inc., a leading global provider of software solutions that enable life science and other regulated companies to deliver life-improving products to more people sooner, today announced it has expanded its executive team to include Sara Bresee as executive vice president of marketing and Dave Edwards as executive vice president of sales.
“Companies in regulated industries are finding themselves at an inflection point,” said Jonathan Beckstrand, CEO of MasterControl. “Market demands are growing, regulatory scrutiny is increasing, and consumer expectations for safe, effective and high-quality products are at an all-time high. Sara and Dave are truly experts in their respective fields. They each have proven track records in achieving success on a global level that will serve MasterControl, as well as push the envelope of innovation to expand our offerings to impact the market in new and valuable ways.”
Sara Bresee is responsible for elevating MasterControl from a customer-loving enterprise software provider to a global customer-obsessed organization. She brings more than 20 years’ experience in integrated marketing, both in the client and agency sectors.
In her last role as CMO for Morpho Detection, Bresee engineered the digital transformation and brand makeover for this world-class security manufacturer. Prior to that, she served as senior vice president and group managing director of MRM//McCann-West. Her agency capstone role was serving as the Global Account Director for Intel Corporation. During her service, the agency team won multiple industry awards, including the prestigious Intel Innovation Award for breakthrough marketing work. At Franklin Covey, Bresee repositioned and relaunched “The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People” curriculum. She also worked for other elite brands, including the Ford Motor Company. Bresee is a Michigan State University alumnus.
Dave Edwards comes to MasterControl with more than two decades of sales, manufacturing, customer service and general business management experience.
Prior to MasterControl, Edwards served as the chief operating officer at 3form, a leading manufacturer of translucent building materials in the architecture and design industry. In this role, he was responsible for growing the business, from finding new customers, to closing orders, to managing orders through shipment to the customer. During Edwards’ tenure at 3form, sales business more than doubled and gross margins significantly improved. Prior to 3form, he worked at Danaher Corp., a Fortune 500 manufacturing conglomerate, in their general management program, and TenFold Corporation, an enterprise-wide software company.
Edwards holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Utah.
MasterControl has made other changes to its executive team, including the reassignment of Matt Lowe from executive vice president of sales and marketing to executive vice president of product.
MasterControl Inc. creates software solutions that enable life science and other regulated companies to deliver life-improving products to more people sooner. MasterControl’s integrated solutions accelerate ROI and increase efficiencies by automating and securely managing critical business processes throughout the entire product lifecycle. More than 1,000 companies worldwide, ranging in size from five employees to tens of thousands, rely on MasterControl cloud solutions to automate processes for new product development, clinical, regulatory, quality management, supplier management, manufacturing and post-market surveillance. MasterControl solutions are well-known for being scalable, easy to implement, easy to validate and easy to use. For more information, visit www.mastercontrol.com.