Jim is a performance driven Supply Chain leader with over 20 years of experience in the Biopharmaceutical industry. Materials Management expert who has led the implementation of a SAP ERP system in a commercial environment utilizing both in-house and external manufacturing. Experienced in supplier auditing and qualification processes, sourcing and management of CMOs, and the use of QRM and OpEx to manage the end to end supply chain. Well-developed leadership skills that include formulation and deployment of strategy, succession planning and talent development, operational budget responsibility and ensuring compliance with Corporate Standards and cGMP/ICH regulations. A compliance-minded individual with strong knowledge of cGMPs, global regulatory requirements, and an understating of how they impact the supply chain. Demonstrated capability in a primary engagement role representing supply chain and functional operations to external regulatory agencies.
Arul Joseph leads the Pharmaceutical Development and Clinical Supply Chain function at Avanir Pharmaceuticals. He has about 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and has held roles of increasing responsibility at Gilead Sciences, Merck, and Schering Plough. Before joining the pharmaceutical industry, he conducted postdoctoral research at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, CA. Arul earned his PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Maryland in College Park, MD, and an MBA in Strategy and Finance from New York University's Stern School of Business in New York, NY.
Dr. Emre Gollu leads all commercial and operational activities for the Established Brands portfolio at UCB, as well as leading forecasting, planning, and replenishment processes in Turkey and MEA Region for the producer. Additionally, he leads the management of technology transfer projects for production localization in Turkey. Prior to this, he was working for UCB Pharma as Senior Supply Chain Manager and the CMC (Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Control - Technical operations starting from API production) Representative for Turkey and MENA Region. He speaks German, English, and French.
David is the Chief Evangelist at ParkourSC, responsible for promoting the core strategic values of the ParkourSC offering through sales, marketing and strategic partner engagements. David is an experienced IT professional specializing in business development, operational excellence and sales management.
Prior to joining ParkourSC (formerly Cloudleaf) in 2017, David was the North American executive for the Internet of Things practice within the IBM Watson Global Business Services business unit, where he led demand generation for services engagement and building strategic roadmaps with customers and partners. David has held various senior executive positions throughout his career across major industries including Industrial Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Distribution, Financial Services, CPG, Retail, Telecommunications and Academic institutions.
David was educated in the United Kingdom and holds an MBA in Business Studies from Wolverhampton University.
Mr. Prabir K. Das is a senior Pharma Packaging Professional, having expertise in pharmaceutical packaging and labelling with more than 34 years of rich experience from pharmaceutical manufacturing companies. A Chemistry (Honours) Graduate from Calcutta University, followed by Post Graduation in Packaging from Indian Institute of Packaging, Mumbai (1st batch 1985-87). He spent initial 4 years on learning various Packaging Material Conversion and Application in the industry. Then, starting the Pharma Packaging career in Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited he got exposure & experience in Packaging development, execution and post commercialisation life cycle management. Actively involved in Technology Transfer, New Product-Pack Launches, Packaging Validation, Change Management, Quality & COGS Improvement Projects, Automation, Standardization & Harmonization Projects, Track & Trace Project and any kind of Innovative Packaging Development Project related to Patient Safety & Patient Compliance. He has worked in senior leadership team to drive the company's vision and ensured alignment & integration of various projects & programs to uplift packaging standards as per global norms.
Dr. Dieter Peters is a senior industry executive and thought leader in operations with deep insights into the chemical and pharmaceutical industry based on his 30+ years of experience. His expertise includes turn arounds, restructuring, and business growth particular in the operations area. Among other successes, during his time at Grünenthal he managed to grow the bottom line of the company by high double digit million dollars. He retired from Grünenthal at the end of June 2018 after 16 years having been responsible for global operations, quality, manufacturing, and supply chain. Prior to that he led manufacturing, quality and R&D organizations at Hoechst AG in Germany and the Netherlands. At Celanese AG in the USA he was site director, global six sigma champion, and leader of the corporate On-Stream-Reliability Program. He now provides advice to senior executives and companies as President of “Make Profit Growth Happen".
Packaging professional with more than 25 years of experience in packaging designing, development and commercialization, vendor development, project management and execution.
Skilled in process improvement with a focus on cost impact, process improvement and sustainability.
Presently associated with Fresenius Kabi Oncology Ltd for more than a decade. Heading Packaging development functions, e.g., packaging development and commercialisation of pharmaceutical formulations, projects, productivity initiatives, vendor development, process improvement, leadership, and mentoring.
Radmila is an experienced Custom Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the government administration industry. She is skilled in Intellectual Property Rights, Risk Management, Coaching, Government, and Law Enforcement.