Peter is the President of xCell Strategic Consulting, a consulting firm to the Pharmaceutical Industry. He recently completed an assignment with Endo International where he served as Division President of Qualitest, Endo’s Generic arm. He continues to consult with a number of companies in the Industry. Prior to founding xCell, he served as the President of North America Commercial Operations at Patheon Pharmaceuticals and also held the role of Interim CEO. Patheon is a leading Contract Manufacturing and Contract Research Organization and, at the time, served the Pharmaceutical Industry with $700 million in Revenue and 4700 employees.
Prior to joining Patheon, Peter spent 14 years with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. From 2003 to 2009 he was responsible for supply of Wyeth’s Consumer Healthcare products globally. The consumer supply network consisted of six manufacturing sites, external suppliers, technical support functions and supply chain. Wyeth Consumer Healthcare (now Pfizer Consumer Healthcare) included such well known brands as Advil, Centrum Vitamins, Chapstick and Robitussin. In addition, Peter was responsible for Wyeth’s operations in Latin America including plants in Mexico City and Sao Paulo. From 1995 to 2003 he served in a variety of senior Engineering and Operations roles for the Prescription Drug side of the Wyeth business.
Peter also spent 14 years at SmithKline Beecham (now GlaxoSmithKline) before joining Wyeth. His assignments included significant international project work in Europe and the Far East and operations experience with injectable product manufacturing.
Peter is a member of the International Leadership Forum of the ISPE and is a frequent speaker at Industry events. He serves on the Board of IPS, a Global Engineering Services Company and the Advisory Board of Tracelink, Inc. Peter is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Pharma, Biopharma Outsourcing Association (PBOA); a non-profit trade association that represents the needs and interests of pharmaceutical Contract Development & Manufacturing Organizations (CDMOs). He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University and an MBA from Philadelphia University. Peter and his wife Lynn reside in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.