David P. Johst joined Charles River in 1991 as Corporate Counsel and was named Vice President, Human Resources in 1995. He became Vice President, Human Resources Administration in 1996, and a Senior Vice President in 1999. In 2005, he was named Corporate Executive Vice President. He is currently Corporate Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Administrative Officer, and is responsible for overseeing our Corporate Legal Department and global Regulatory & Quality Assurance groups, as well as several other corporate staff departments. He is a member of the company’s Executive Committee.
Prior to joining us, Mr. Johst was an attorney at Boston's Hale and Dorr.
Mr. Johst is a graduate of Dartmouth College, holds an M.B.A. from Northeastern University and received his J.D. from Harvard University Law School.