He has over 20 years experience working in Merck, Dow Chemical, Sigma Aldrich and Piramal Healthcare during which time he held leadership positions in Sales, Marketing, R&D, Operations & General Management. In his current role as President API Services at Piramal Healthcare he is responsible for the worldwide API CRAMS business including the the leadership of the commercial, R&D and operations teams based in India, Europe & North America.
During his career he has worked in areas ranging from the leadership of entrepreneurial teams in the successful development & commercialisation of novel IP based pharmaceutical products & services through to the implementation of strategic changes to markedly improve the customer service and financial performance of contract manufacturing businesses.
Mark has broad international business experience; he has led multi-site & multicultural business teams for over 15 years. During this period he has lived & worked in the UK, Switzerland, Germany & USA.
Mark was awarded a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry from Leeds University and a PhD in Chemistry from Cambridge University. He has attended numerous business training programs including; Orchestrating Winning Performance & Driving Innovation and Entrepreneurship at IMD.
- Strategy development and implementation
- People leadership.
- Developing and launching new products, technologies and service offerings.
- Managing business turnarounds.
- Negotiating complex, multi-million $ B-2-B deals.