Board of Directors 2013-2014

Executive Committee


President: Lyra Myers 
Associate Director & Value Creation Agent
Sr. Vice President &
Annual Dinner Chairperson:
George Svokos 
Senior Vice President, Sales & General Manager API
Finance Officer: Folker Ruchatz
Senior Vice President, Contract Mfg. Business Biopharmaceuticals
Boehringer Ingelheim
Vice President: Milton Boyer
OSO BioPharmaceuticals Manufacturing, LLC
Executive Director: Margaret Timony
Executive Director

Segment Vice Presidents

VP - Pharmaceutical Services
Christopher Rayfield 
Executive Vice President, North America
ACIC Fine Chemicals Inc.
VP - Biotechnology: David Beattie
Senior Director, R&D
EMD Millipore Corporation
VP - Chemical: Paolo Magri
Vice President, Corporate Business Development
Infa, Inc.
VP - Contract Formulation,
       Fill, Finish, &
       Contract Packaging:
Gavin Murdoch
Vice President, Global Business Management
Patheon Inc.
VP - Pharmaceutical: Anu Hans
Vice President & CPO
Johnson & Johnson

Advisory Council

Immediate Past President: Tyson Popp
Vice President, Global Sourcing & Operations Strategy
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
Joan Connolly
Vice President Manufacturing
Stemline Therapeutics, Inc.
Bob Kanuga 
Vice President
Merck & Co., Inc.

Board Members-at-Large

Term Ending Oct. 31, 2014
Jai Hiremath
Chairman of the Board
Hikal Ltd.
Timothy McCarthy
Head of Business Development (US)
Dottikon Exclusive Synthesis AG
Deborah Poenisch
Senior Vice President
VWR International, LLC
  Jing Wang
Sr. Associate, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs
Manager, Business Development
Gyma Laboratories of America, Inc.
Scott Zook
Senior Director, Chemical Development
Neurocrine Biosciences
Term Ending Oct. 31, 2015
Michael Humora
Principal Investigator
Biogen Idec
Stephan Kutzer, Ph.D.
AAIPharma Services - Cambridge Major Laboratories
Malcolm Rosenthal
Rose Chemical LLC
  Dawn Von Rohr
Vice President & General Manager, Global APIs
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Term Ending Oct. 31, 2016
Anita Anderson
Director, Business Development
Rochem International, Inc.

Detlef Behrens
Vice President, Business Development, Finished Dose
Aesica Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Doug Boothe
Executive Vice President & General Manager, Pharma
Perrigo Company

Lori Hoffman
Senior Director, Business Development
Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Erin O'Brien
Senior Director, Marketing
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
  Ruben Valdez, Jr.
Vice President, Strategic Supply Chain
Rising Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Joseph Principe
Vice President, Business Development, N. Amer.
Patheon Inc.
Joseph Principe
Vice President, Business Development, N. Amer.
Patheon Inc.
Joseph Principe
Vice President, Business Development, N. Amer.
Patheon Inc.