Almac Group Appoints Dr. John Robson as VP Quality Operations
July 10, 2015
Craigavon, UK – 07 Jul 2015 – Almac Group, the global contract development and manufacturing organisation has announced the appointment of Dr. John Robson to the position of Vice President Quality Operations for its Sciences’ Business Unit.
Dr. Robson will be responsible for the operation of their analytical services business and overseeing quality across their sites located throughout the UK and US. In addition to his direct operational responsibilities, he will also be an integral member of the senior leadership team, focusing on strategy development and implementation to expand and grow their global operations.With over 20 years of experience in a number of business leadership, quality and analytical roles Dr. Robson joins Almac directly from Lonza Biologics where he held the position of Global Head of Analytical Services. Prior to this, he served as Vice President and General Manager, Early Development at Covance, and Global Head of Bioanalytical Services at MDS Pharma Services.
Dr. Robson holds a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Plymouth in addition to a BSc in Environmental Chemistry and also holds an MSc in Organic Geochemistry from Newcastle University.
“John has an impressive track record and will bring a wealth of industry experience to the existing Management team. We are delighted to have him join us.” said Dr. Stephen Barr, Managing Director of Almac’s Sciences business unit.