Elaine Dymond has been appointed Vice President of Quality and will be responsible for quality and regulatory leadership for Catalent's softgel and modified release technologies in Europe, Japan and Australia. Ms. Dymond has over 20 years of experience with extensive GMP and managerial experience through management and technical roles within Quality, Compliance, Validation and Quality Control in sterile, biological and solid dosage forms. She has worked at the UK National Health Service, The Wellcome Foundation/Glaxo Wellcome, GlaxoSmithKline, Sanofi-Aventis, and most recently at Merck/Schering-Plough as the Head of Quality, UK. Ms. Dymond is a registered Qualified Person and has held the post of QP Assessor in the UK on behalf of the Society of Biology for more than five years. She has a degree in Microbiology from Bristol West University in the UK and holds an M.Sc. degree in Biomedics from Surrey/Open University. She will be based in Catalent's Swindon, UK facility.
Ronald Overhiser has been appointed Vice President of Innovation Operations. Mr. Overhiser will drive Catalent's global operations for innovation. He has 20 years of experience in healthcare including leadership roles across both Research and Development and Commercial Organizations. Most recently, Mr. Overhiser led the Research and Development Operations for GE Healthcare Medical Diagnostics where he was responsible for driving operational rigor and efficiency across the R&D organization. He has considerable experience optimizing resources, leading process improvement projects, and partnering with multiple teams to drive results. Mr. Overhiser has an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan and has received his B.S. from the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Overhiser will be based in Somerset, NJ.
Evjatar Cohen has been appointed Vice President of Global Portfolio Management. He will manage Catalent's Innovation portfolio to ensure new product and technology pipeline is balanced and driving growth. Mr. Cohen brings 15 years of pharmaceutical experience to Catalent, with prior roles in Project Management, Quality Assurance, and Research and Development. Most recently, he was Director of Legal Affairs at Teva Pharmaceuticals where he implemented project and portfolio management best practices, including an IP risk assessment for an R&D pipeline of over 1,000 products. Mr. Cohen has an M.B.A. in Pharmaceutical Management, a M.S. in Biotechnology and Food Science from Drexel University, and a B.S. in Chemistry from Hebrew University. Mr. Cohen will be based in Somerset, NJ.