We are pleased to announce that Jose L. Toro has accepted the position of Principal Consultant in the Compliance Practice at Lachman Consultants, effective November 13, 2017.

Dr. Toro has extensive R&D Quality, and Quality Operations experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
He specializes in the transformation of Quality and Technical Services organizations including Quality Systems, global implementations, corporate auditing, technology transfer and plant operations. He has a broad knowledge of regulatory compliance and quality control. Dr. Toro is well versed in FDA, MHRA, IMB, ANVISA; Japan and Korean inspections. He is highly experienced in manufacturing technologies for most dosage forms (aseptic processing, complex prefilled syringes, extended-release solids, liquids, semi-solids) parenterals, medical devices, combination products, as well as bulk operations. Additionally, he co-authored the PDA Technical Report (TR 60-2) on Solid and Semi-solid Process Validation.

Prior to joining Lachman Consultants, Dr. Toro served as Vice President Quality Operations at Tolmar Inc., and was Head of Quality at MannKind Corporation. While at Allergan he held positions of increasing responsibility culminating as Executive Director Quality and prior to Allergan was Senior Director Quality Operations at Wyeth Lederle Inc. and Director Pharmaceutical Manufacturing / Technology and Bulk Manufacturing at Bristol-Myers Squibb, and served for a time as Regulatory Affairs Manager Asia Pacific/Latin America at Dupont Medical Products.

Dr. Toro was awarded his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Colorado State University and a B.S. in Chemistry and Biology from Millikin University, Illinois.

We welcome Jose in his new role as a consultant and wish him a long and successful career with Lachman Consultants.

For nearly four decades, Lachman Consultants has been the leader in providing cost-effective consultation and remediation services to the worldwide pharmaceutical, biotechnology, biologic, medical device, diagnostic and dietary supplement industries. With its strong and extensive cadre of consultant specialists and an unparalleled management team, its Compliance, Science & Technology, and Regulatory Practices provide the most expert counsel and array of services available. Lachman Consultants is proud of its tradition of supporting industry efforts to develop and ensure safe, effective and high-quality medical products. It remains committed to helping the industry anticipate and address its challenges through the development and implementation of practical, sustainable and cost-effective solutions based on the integration of scientific principles, evolving regulatory expectations, and technology.