A new job for former EMA chief and Catalent strengthening its production team – People on the move

By Nick Taylor

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in-PharmaTechnologist presents its latest round up of movements in the pharma sector, including a new job for former EMA chief and Catalent strengthening its production team.

Thomas Lönngren​, the former executive director of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), is to advice Germany-based consultants NDA Group​. Lönngren recently completed his 10-year spell as head of the EMA.

ImmunoGen​ has named Theresa Wingrove​ as vice president (VP) of regulatory affairs. Wingrove has 20 years of healthcare regulatory experience from working at Histogenics, MediSpectra and Pfizer-Infusaid.

Erich Hunziker​, chief financial officer, chief information officer and deputy head of the corporate executive committee at Roche, is to retire at the end of March. Alan Hippe​ will leave ThyssenKrupp AG to replace Hunziker as chief financial officer at Roche.

Catalent Pharma Solutions​ has made three appointments to strengthen its pharma manufacturing network. Jochen Roche​, a former BASF employee, has been named country general manager, softgel manufacturing at Catalent Japan.

David Bricker​ has been appointed general manager, sterile technologies at Catalent’s Woodstock blow, fill and seal facility. Bricker has previously worked at Boehringer Ingelheim and AstraZeneca.

Finally, Sergio Alter​, a former employee of Sandoz and Janssen-Cilag, has been appointed as general manager at Catalent Buenos Aires. Catalent recently expanded its Buenos Aires softgel manufacturing facility.

RSSL Pharma​ has hired Louis McMahon​ as pharmaceutical consultant. McMahon has 13 years of pharma manufacturing experience working at Novartis, Biovail, Wyeth and Pfizer.

Blair West​ has joined PharmaForm​ as VP of pharmaceutical operations. West has expertise in hot melt extrusion and spray drying from working at Bend Research and Azopharma. A further eight people have been hired to strengthen pharma operations and business development.

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