Press Release: Dr. Francisca Mochaba Joins The South Africa Business Network
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA, December 4, 2012 /South Africa Business Network / — An extraordinary executive in the biotechnology industry with extensive professional experience in the field, Dr. Francisca Mochaba  has enjoyed an enormously successful career filled with several significant accomplishments, leading to her inclusion in the South Africa Business Network, the world’s largest premiere networking resource for South African career professionals. Throughout her phenomenal professional career, Dr. Mochaba has consistently demonstrated the passion, vision, and dedication necessary to be mentioned among the elite. Drawing upon her wealth of knowledge in the healthcare industry, Dr. Mochaba serves as Production Manager and Head of Operations for Ribotech, which is a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the production of medication used to boost the immune systems of patients undergoing chemotherapy in the treatment of cancers as well as HIV positive patients when their CD4 count falls below a certain value. The company’s flagship product, which is registered as Recogen® is a granulocyte-colony-stimulating factor that is also used in the treatment to boost the immune function of pre-mature babies and is being evaluated as a treatment for stroke victims. As Head of Operations for Ribotech, Dr. Mochaba is responsible for managing all major aspects of the business as well as overseeing the daily operations. Although she has gathered a substantial amount of her expertise through her professional experience and personal research activities, she is also a highly educated individual who earned a PhD in Microbiology from the University of the Witwatersrand. Dr. Mochaba was appointed to the Board of Directors, Ribotech (Pty) Ltd in recognition of her role in the development of the plant layout to be compliant with the Medicines Control Council, South Africa, the EMEA and FDA guidelines for production of medicines for human use as well as current Good Manufacturing Practices Guidelines. Dr. Mochaba was recently appointed to the Project Team: Bio-Economy Policies and Strategies of the National Advisory Council on Innovation based on her expertise. Dr. Mochaba previously worked at SABMiller Research and Development Department during which time she published in the International Brewing Journals as well as presenting her novel research findings at the American Society of Brewing Chemists, the European Brewing Convention as well as the Institute of Brewing meetings. To view more information on Dr. Francisca Mochaba click here  Browse the South Africa Business Network 
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