Sr. Pharmaceutical Operations Director
Hands on Technical Leader , motivator and results Oriented production & Supply Chain expert.
Operations Director, Bilingual, experience of +25 years in the pharmaceutical operations, managing +582 people, 40 mill USD on expenses, +60 mill USD of inventory level/Procurement and Capital expenditure projects +8 mill USD, people management and development plans and process improvements (Lean Mfg), Supply Chain and Procurement on Pharmaceuticals & Cold chain, Production experience on Parenteral forms, Oral dosages, Topic & Potent dosage forms as well, in a highly regulated environment (FDA, EMA, COFEPRIS, ANVISA, INVIMA, etc). strong background in leadership, motivating others, and managing fast-paced operations. Outstanding multitasking, time management, verbal and written communication skills.
• STERN PHARMA GMBH, Mex.
Operations Director Sterile Processes.
Aug/2014 – Present
Responsible of Mfg & Packaging Sterile forms, budget, launches and capital projects implementation, efficiency improvements.
• LUGAN CHEMIE, Mex.
Pharmaceutical Operations Consultant
Jan/2014 - Present
Supporting the Pharmaceutical companies on Operations/ Supply and Quality strategies, execution plans and follow up to ensure reliable Production and Supply of Pharmaceutical products. New portfolios proposals and API sourcing.
• NEOLPHARMA, Mex.
Solids Plant Director-Full time Consultant
Responsible of Mfg & Packaging Solids, Semisolids and liquids forms, budget, launches and capital projects implementation, efficiency improvements.
• TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS MEXICO, Mex.
Sr. Operations Director
Responsible of all production sites incl. Biotech & Pharma (5) and leading Operations and supply chain, deploy strategy, compliance of WW health agencies to support sales over 30 countries, procuremet and inventory planing, capital projects execution (>8 mill USD), compliance on EHS rules.
• WYETH PHARMACEUTICALS, Mex.
Jul 2008 – Mar/2009
Responsible of 2 production facilities incl. Milk Mfg & Pharma and leading Operations and supply chain, deploy strategy, compliance of LatAm health agencies to support sales over the region, procuremet and inventory planing, capital projects execution (>4 mill USD), compliance on EHS rules and Cold Chain logistics.
• BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM PROMECO, Mex.
Jul/1997 – Jul/2008
Responsible of 2 production facilities Pharma and leading Production and Engineering, execution on Production strategy, compliance of Mexico, Canada and USA health agencies (FDA) to support sales, capital projects execution (>4 mill USD), support compliance on EHS rules.
• HOESCHT-MARION-ROUSSEL (SANOFI AVENTIS), Mex.
Packaging & Production Head
Sep/1994 – Jun/1997
Responsible of all packaging and Mfg activities at San Angel facility Pharma and leading Production and packaging areas, support compliance of Mexico health agencies (COFEPRIS) and technical transfer execution.
• PROPOVI S.A. DE C.V., Mex.
Management & Finantial Advisor
Jan/1994 – Sep/1994
Responsible of supporting the management of administrative activities and support the finantial strategy.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
• Mexican National University, Mex.
Bachelor of Science, Chemist-Pharmaceutical Biologist
• Universidad La Salle, A.C.
“Manager Skills Training”
• International Management Development Program Boehringer Ingelheim.
• Accelleration Growth Executive Program LatAm Teva.
“Solid Dosage Form Product transfer-Practical Case- Risk Assessment Approach” as poster presentation at 2008 PDA annual meeting.
Article publication “Raw material contamination a case study” Enrique Blanco, Journal of GXP Compliance, Volume 6 number 1, October 2001. Institute of Validation Technology.