Every year, FDA and key worldwide regulatory authorities perform foreign inspections of production facilities around the world. All inspections share a common goal: to ensure the products shipped to their respective countries will comply with the core requirements for safety, efficacy, quality, purity, and regulatory commitments. While foreign regulatory agencies merit respect, the FDA and U.S.
We are pleased to announce that Sharif Ahmed has accepted the position of Principal Consultant in the Regulatory Practice at Lachman Consultants, effective February 20, 2017.
Mr. Ahmed has been functioning as a Senior Associate in the Regulatory Practice at Lachman Consultants since January 2016. He is a seasoned Regulatory professional with nearly 30 years of progressive responsibilities and is highly knowledgeable of the product approval processes of both the U.S.
We are pleased to announce that Michael Keech will join Lachman Consultants as Head of Business Strategy, effective January 3, 2017.
Mr. Keech comes to Lachman Consultants as a seasoned Quality, Compliance and Manufacturing professional who has worked in the Life Sciences field for over 25 years. Mr. Keech has helped global corporations transform into world-class organizations by providing strategic and tactical guidance on regulatory requirements and compliant solutions involving the clinical and commercial manufacture/control for pharmaceutical,
We are pleased to announce that Linda Evans O’Connor, M.B.A. has been promoted to Head of Business Processes and Regulatory at Lachman Consultant Services, Inc. Ms. Evans O’Connor will continue in her recognized leadership role as part of the Compliance Practice and will oversee the administrative activities of the Regulatory Department as well as support the on-going development of the Lachman brand and marketing strategy.
We are pleased to announce that Daniel Barreto will join Lachman Consultants as Vice President, Compliance Practice, effective December 12, 2016.
Mr. Barreto comes to Lachman Consultants with nearly four decades of extensive international experience in the pharmaceutical industry developing and implementing quality strategies and programs to support a continuous state of compliance and consistent state of inspection readiness.
On November 30, 2016, the 12th Annual Scrip Awards will be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London. Lachman Consultants is proud to be a sponsor of the Executive of the Year category. We would like to congratulate all of the finalists in this category:
- Eliot Forster, CEO of Immunocore
- Mireille Gillings,
ISPE presented the first in a series of planned annual events entitled, “The Women in Pharma” on Monday 19 September at its 2016 Annual Meeting. Key female pharmaceutical industry executives shared their stories at the morning session, focusing on the challenges and opportunities each embraced as they progressed though their careers.
The session was led by Charlotte Enghave Fruergaard,
Lachman Consultants will be exhibiting at the ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo in Atlanta from September 18-20. Please come visit us at booth 54 and pick up some of our White Papers on Cloud Computing and Data Integrity. See you in Atlanta!
An article authored by Jim Davidson, Ph.D, Vice President, recently appeared in the July-August issue of Pharmaceutical Engineering. This very timely article, “The Real Cost of Poor Data Integrity in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing”, has also been the subject of White Papers authored by LCS, as well as the topic of numerous industry symposia. Congrats to Jim on a job well done!
On June 27, 2016, FDA announced in the Federal Register the issuance of a Technical Reference Document titled “Quality Metrics Technical Conformance Guide”. This Guide is meant to supplement the FDA Guidance titled “Request for Quality Metrics” in that it provides technical recommendations for the submission of quality metrics data called for in the Guidance.
We are pleased to announce that Ricki A. Chase will join Lachman Consultants as a Director in the Compliance Practice, effective June 20, 2016.
Ricki Chase comes to Lachman Consultants after an impressive 16-year career, culminating as Director, Investigations Branch at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration where she was responsible for all operations of the Investigations Branch,
On June 6-8 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel, ISPE will be hosting the 4th annual Quality Manufacturing Conference, in collaboration with FDA and PQRI. Lachman Consultants is the sponsor of the Welcome Reception as well as the conference badges. In addition, we will be exhibiting in the hall at table 3. Please stop by our booth for a chance to win an iPad,
Whether we embrace it or not, the Data and Application economy is upon us. Every business is, in some respects, a digital business, and in the digital realm things change FAST.
The term ‘cloud’ as a technology concept has been in use since at least 1971, but even as recently as 2009 companies like IBM were just introducing it to prospective clients.
Every business faces risk. Broadly speaking, the primary categories of business risk are Market, Financial, Execution, and Regulatory. Successful companies have developed a core competency in managing for these risks, turning risk management into a sustainable competitive advantage. For drug manufacturers, recent trends have underscored the importance of managing Regulatory risk in order to remain a viable business.
On April 25, Terri Nataline and Fran Zipp participated in a summit focusing on global strategies for Indian pharmaceutical companies, the Annual Global Pharma Regulatory Summit, in Mumbai, India. This summit brings together global regulators who shared their knowledge about complying with international regulatory guidelines for manufacturing and exporting pharmaceuticals. Terri Nataline, Principal Consultant, presented in 2 sessions dealing with US FDA specific requirements,