Lean Pharma Product Development Best Practices Presented at Contract Manufacturing Conference by Catalent Expert
Somerset, NJ, December 10, 2010 — Dr. Karen MacGregor, Director of Product Development for Catalent Pharma Solutions, will present “The Implementation of Lean Product Development in a CMO Setting” at the 4th Annual Contract Manufacturing Conference on December 13–14 at Bonhill House, London, UK.
The presentation will evaluate the economic, financial and technical requirements to drive a lean mentality and will review case studies demonstrating the benefits realized by CMOs and pharmaceutical companies when implementing a lean approach within product development.
As a Ph.D. pharmacist, Dr. MacGregor has over 17 years experience within the pharmaceutical industry including 10 years working in pharmaceutical outsourcing services. Dr. MacGregor has held functional and leadership roles at Rhone Poulenc Rorer, Aventis and CCL Pharmaceuticals, specializing in oral, topical and inhaled dosage forms. Karen has worked for Catalent for over seven years, and is responsible for leading multi-functional teams in the development of new and existing products.
For more information on the 4th Annual Contract Manufacturing Conference, please visit www.visiongain.com .
From drug and biologic development services to delivery technologies to supply solutions, Catalent Pharma Solutions has the deepest expertise, the broadest offerings and the most unique technologies in the industry. With over 75 years of experience, Catalent helps customers get more molecules to market faster, enhance product performance, and provide superior, reliable manufacturing and packaging solutions. Catalent employs approximately 9,000 people at 29 facilities worldwide and in fiscal year 2010 generated more than $1.7 billion in annual revenue. Catalent is headquartered in Somerset, NJ. For more information, visit www.catalent.com .