Evening With Industry Executives

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Featuring Executives from
B. Braun Medical, Teva Pharmaceuticals and Xeris Pharmaceuticals

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Speakers 

  • Willem deGoede, former Chief Operating Officer, B. Braun of America and B Braun Medical
  • Benir Ruano, Vice President, Global Manufacturing & Technical, Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Angela Swanton, Site General Manager, Teva Pharmaceuticals

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About the Speakers And Their Companies

Willem deGoede, former Chief Operating Officer, B. Braun of America and B Braun Medical
Willem deGoede oversaw the production, and research and development, of B. Braun’s products and solutions. He also held responsibilities as Co-President with Central Admixture Pharmacy Services (CAPS), a B. Braun company that delivers high quality admixture services and solutions to a dynamic and challenging pharmacy environment and was President of the company’s OEM Division.

He brings more than 20 years of leadership experience. Prior B. Braun, he was Vice President and General Manager of McGaw in Irvine, CA. He also was Vice President of Operations, Logistics and Research and Development for McGaw.

Before he began his career in healthcare, Willem worked as an automation engineer and came to the U.S. in 1977 after being a Navy Seal in Dutch Navy. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in mechanical and electrical engineering in his home country of Holland. He is a current board member for Gateways to Better Education.

B. Braun of America and B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) is a global leader in infusion therapy and pain management and a pioneer in passive safety devices and PVC-free and DEHP-free products, headquartered in Bethlehem, PA.

Benir Ruano, Vice President, Global Manufacturing & Technical, Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Benir has 37 years of industry experience with biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device companies working in development, engineering, clinical and commercial manufacturing/supply chain. He previously held technical leadership roles at CTI Biopharma, OSI Pharmaceuticals, Pharmatech, Aradigm, Sanofi Pasteur, Bio-Rad and Eli Lilly. 

Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc.is a specialty pharmaceutical company leveraging novel formulation technology platforms to develop and commercialize ready-to-use, liquid-stable injectables.

Angela Swanton, Site General Manager at Teva Pharmaceuticals has over 15 years of experience, starting her career at Pfizer as a Director, working in the US and in Sweden.

She was the Supply Chain Management Leader for Zoetis in Brussels and the Site Leader for Zoetis in Charles City, IA, before moving to California as the Site General Manager for Teva Pharmaceuticals in Irvine.

Teva Pharmaceuticals is among the top 15 global pharmaceutical companies ― a world leader in generic and specialty medicines.

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