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Here are the latest moves and promotions of employees of our DCAT Member Company community. To submit a request to be included in People on the Move, click here.

From the August 12, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Frank Ferrante has recently been appointed as the Chief M&A Officer at Cambrex.
  • Michael Farragher has recently been appointed as the Vice President, Strategic Accounts at Cambrex.
  • Allison Vavala has recently been appointed as the Director, CMC Portfolio Management at Anji Pharma.
  • Jessica Acuna has recently been appointed as the Research Associate, Downstream Process Development at Avid Bioservices.
  • Matthew Hall has recently been appointed as the Sr. Director, Business Development – North East at Avid Bioservices.
  • Vanessa Smith has recently been appointed as the Manufacturing Associate, Downstream Manufacturing at Avid Bioservices.

From the August 5, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Randall Schadt has recently been appointed as the Sr. Director, Global Quality and Regulatory Affairs at Cambrex.
  • Ruben Ortiz has recently been appointed as the General Manager and Site Leader at Cambrex’s New Jersey location.
  • Marshall Crew has recently been appointed as a member of the Board of Directors at Selkirk Pharma.
  • Bill Hartzel has recently been appointed as the Senior Vice President, CDMO at Emergent BioSolutions.

From the July 29, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Russell “Bo” Kowalczyk has recently been appointed to Senior Vice President of Commercial Development at ApiJect.
  • Aman Mehrotra has recently been appointed as the Process Development Scientist at Lonza.
  • Shyamakant Giri has recently been appointed as the President, of India Business and Emerging Markets at Amneal Pharmaceuticals.
  • Drew Bradley has recently been appointed as the Vice President, Head of North American Business Development at Adare Pharma Solutions.

From the July 22, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Melanie Nguyen has recently been appointed as the Sr. Specialist, Quality Systems at Avid Bioservices.
  • Scott Webster has recently been appointed to Managing Director at Smithfield BioScience.
  • Darwin Richardson has recently been appointed to Vice President of Operations for Meridian Medical Technologies.
  • Roseanne Hofmann has recently been appointed as the Chief Pharmaceutical Sciences Officer at ApiJect.

From the July 15, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Steven Fasman has recently been appointed as the Chief Administrative Officer at Catalent.
  • Ramzi Yanez has recently been appointed as the Associate Scientist, Viral Vector at Avid Bioservices.
  • Dagmar Sebastian was recently promoted to Vice President, Strategic Client Alliances and Technical Services at Meridian Medical Technologies.
  • Christian Seufert has recently been appointed as the President of Capsules and Health Ingredients Division at Lonza.

From the June 17, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Paul Zajac has recently been promoted to Key Account Manager for the Pharma Solutions Division of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
  • Stephanie Striegler has recently been appointed as the General Manager, Site Head Schaffhausen at Johnson & Johnson.
  • Evan Staley has recently been appointed as the Downstream Technical Manager – Microbial at AGC Biologics.

From the June 10, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Sandra Gabelli has recently been appointed as the Executive Director Structural Chemistry at Merck & Co. Inc.
  • Montse Chavalera has recently been appointed as the Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer at Noucor Health.
  • Manuel Balbuena has recently been appointed as the Business Development Director, Cell & Gene Therapy at AGC Biologics.
  • Martin Wing-King has recently been appointed as an Executive Director, Site Head at Quotient Sciences.

From the June 3, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Paul Brennan has recently been promoted to Operations Lead, External Supply at Pfizer.
  • Amber Broadbent has recently been appointed as the Senior Director of Product Development at CoreRx.
  • Scott Bone has recently been appointed as the Director of Formulation Science at CoreRx.
  • Michael Grass has recently been appointed as the Senior Director of Product Innovation at CoreRx.

From the May 27, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Annie Geasa has recently been promoted to Senior Manager, Supply Chain at TriLink Biotechnologies Inc.
  • Peter Stolba has recently been promoted to VP of Business Operations at TriLink Biotechnologies Inc.
  • Jessica Zhang has recently been appointed as the Manager of Technical Services, Pharmaceutical Ingredients at Univar Solutions.
  • Shannon Kelly has recently been promoted to Vice President, Business Development & Excipient Business Unit at Colorcon.
  • Amy Schmidt has recently been promoted to Vice President, Sales at Nosco, Inc.

From the May 20, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Rebecca Wood has recently been promoted to Life Sciences Sustainability Manager at Croda.
  • Stephanie Bieloski has recently been promoted to Vice President of Business Development, Rx Softgel and Oral Solids, North America at Catalent.
  • Larry Lee has recently been appointed as the Chief Operations Officer at Avara Pharmaceuticals.
  • LeeAnn Nguyen has recently been appointed as the Director of Business Development with Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services.

From the May 13, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Dionne Dosa has recently been promoted to Executive Director, CMC Procurement at Moderna.
  • Luke Timoldi has recently been promoted to Account Manager, Health Care at Croda.
  • Keith Bowen has recently been appointed as the LES/MES Advocate at Apprentice.io.
  • John Connor has recently been appointed as the Executive Director, External Manufacturing Operations & Strategic Sourcing, Animal Health at Merck & Co.

From the May 6, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Frederic Cedrone has recently been appointed as the Vice President, Corporate Innovation at Catalent.
  • Ed Kelley, PhD has recently been appointed as the Chief Global Health Officer at ApiJect Systems.
  • Heather Drachbar has recently been promoted to Vice President, Commercial Excellence at Bright Path Laboratories.
  • Josh Morgan has been appointed as the Director of Engineering at Apprentice.io.
  • Joe Principe has recently been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer at Avara Pharmaceuticals.

From the April 22, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Rebecca Hart has recently been appointed as the Account Director, Consumer Health Global Strategic Accounts at Catalent.
  • Uli Foley has recently been appointed as the VP, Head of North American Busniess Development at Adare Pharma Solutions.
  • Elisabeth Stampa, CEO of MediChem, S.A. has recently been named President of Medicines for Europe, an industry association representing generic and biosimilar companies in Europe.
  • Hitesh Mangal has recently been appointed as the Director of Sales, Europe at Teva API.
  • Molly Weaver, PhD has recently been appointed as the Chief Technology Officer at Apiject Systems.

From the April 15, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Dr. Jean-Luc Herbeaux was named Hovione’s Chief Executive Officer, effective  April 1, 2022. Guy Villax, who has been Hovione’s CEO for the past 25 years, will now serve as a Member of the Board and shareholder.
  • Bradley Minrovic has recently been appointed as the North American Technical Sales Account Manager at Ashland.
  • Hunter Obshatcko has recently been promoted to a Business Development Executive at Specialty Script RX LLC.
  • Whitney Touch has recently been appointed to Business Development – Healthcare Innovation at PARC A Xerox Company.
  • Niranjan Deo, PhD has recently been appointed as the Director, Strategic Partnerships at Curia.
  • Sunny Weber has recently been promoted to Program Manager, Drug Development at Cellular Longevity.

From the April 8, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Mark Einziger has recently been promoted to Head of Project Management & Business Development, Director at CMIC CMO USA Corp.
  • Poorna Rangavajhala has recently been appointed as the Director of Business Development at PMC Group International.
  • George Smith has recently been appointed as the Senior Business Manager, UK & Ireland at Evonik.
  • Sean Whittle has recently been appointed as the Associate Director, CDMO Management at Takeda Pharmaceutical International Co.

From the March 11, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Andrew Andis has recently been promoted at Exelead to the Associate Director, Business Development.
  • Nathan Bartlett has recently been appointed as the Head of Procurement with Civica.
  • Brandon Fincher has recently received a promotion to Chief Strategic Officer at Cambrex.
  • Jeff Folks has recently been appointed as the Sr. Director of Sales and Marketing at Aragen Life Sciences.

From the March 4, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Brittany Hayes has recently been appointed as the Director, Global Highly Potent & Oncology Platform at Corden Pharma.
  • Joseph Letizia has recently been appointed as the Senior Business Development Manager CDMO, NA at EUROAPI.
  • Dave Meadows has recently been appointed as the President, Drug Substance CDMO Business Unit at Cambrex.
  • Robert Muschert has recently been appointed as the Chief Commercial and Business Officer at WuXi Advanced Therapies.

From the February 25, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Riccardo Butta has recently been appointed as the President, Americas with Stevanato Group.
  • Martti Hedman has recently been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer at DFE Pharma. 
  • Ana Paula Mafra has recently been appointed as the Commercial Associate Director – Latin America at Teva API.
  • Asaf Regev has recently been appointed as the Senior Director, Head of API Sales Europe & Latin America at Teva API.

From the February 18, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Frank Clyburn has recently been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer at International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF).
  • Cristin Grove has recently been promoted at Recro to the Vice President of Sales.
  • Akhil Ravi has recently been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer at Aurigene Pharmaceutical Services.
  • Micah Sobus has recently been appointed as the Global Commercial VP at International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF).

From the February 11, 2022 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Stephanie Barden has recently been promoted at Celanese to the Global Director Orthopedic Implant Business.
  • Peter Dydula has recently been appointed as the Director, Business Development at Ancillare.
  • Greg Moakes has recently been promoted at Celanese to the Global Commercial Leader, Long-acting dosage products.

From the December 17, 2021 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Tim Bourque has recently been appointed as the Vice President and Head of Operations for Recro San Diego.
  • Jodi Knox has recently been appointed as the Process Development Planner at BioVectra Inc.
  • Ben Sahacic was recently appointed as the Vice President, Supply Chain at Blueprint Medicines.
  • Omid Zadakbar, PhD, CCPSC, CBCP has recently been appointed as the Process Safety Governance & Compliance and Business Continuity Planning Lead at BioVectra Inc.

From the December 3, 2021 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Roberto Almodóvar Febles was recently appointed as Head of Aseptic Operations at Pii (Pharmaceutics International, Inc.).
  • Thomas Hall has recently been appointed as a Business Development Executive at Tergus Pharma.
  • Mike Mutnansky has recently been appointed as a Business Development Executive at Tergus Pharma.
  • Giuliano Perfetti was recently appointed as the Chief Executive Officer at Jubilant Biosys Ltd.
  • Robert Steitz has recently been appointed as a Business Development Executive at Tergus Pharma.

From the November 19, 2021 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Antonio Di Nicola has recently been appointed to Associate VP, Operations at Hikma Pharmaceuticals.
  • Ray Guidotti has recently been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer at Apiject Systems.
  • Stephanie Lepeu was recently appointed as the Chief Commercial Officer at Delpharm. 
  • Franco Negron has recently been appointed as the Vice Chairman at Apiject Systems.
  • Gabe Overbay was recently appointed as the Senior Director, Bulk Drug Substance Manufacturing Gene Therapy at Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc.

From the November 5, 2021 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Cindy Benedict has recently been appointed as the Executive Director, Business Development at Apiject Systems
  • Tobin Cowart has recently been appointed as the Senior Director, Technical Services with Alcami
  • James Fife has recently been appointed as the Vice President, Validations and Metrology with Alcami
  • Josh Myers has recently been appointed as the Senior Director, Supply Chain with Apiject Systems
  • Najat Naani-Lubbers has recently been appointed as the Global Business Development Director, API at ACIC Pharmaceuticals Inc

From the October 29, 2021 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Rhonda Gingrich has recently been named Director, Business Development, at Dottikon Exclusive Synthesis AG 
  • Timothy Compton has recently been named Chief Business Officer, at Alcami. 
  • Christopher Calabretta has recently been named Vice President, Supply Chain, at Ancillare. 
  • Matthew Kwietniak has recently been appointed as the Chief Commercial Officer for Avid Bioservices. 
  • Chad Bovero has recently been appointed as the Vice President, Charleston Sterile Operations with Alcami. 

From the October 22, 2021 issue of DCAT Value Chain Insights:

  • Jason Bertola has recently joined Lonza as the Head of Commercial Development, North America. 
  • Lori Hoffman has recently joined Piramal Critical Care as the Associate Vice President of Business & Product Development.
  • Sally Langa has recently been named Sr. Vice President, Sales & Marketing, at Bora Pharmaceuticals.
  • Joe Ginsberg has recently been named Assoc. Dir., New Product Strategy, at Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
  • Kevin Hennessy has recently been named US General Manager at Aggrega Pharma, LLC.