Itasca, Illinois (PRWEB) October 24, 2011
Recent high-profile drug product recalls and counterfeiting cases have drawn attention to the need for pharmaceutical manufacturers to work across the entire supply chain to ensure product safety and quality. Doing so requires a carefully constructed, comprehensive supply chain security strategy.
In this program, join Brian Johnson, Pfizer Senior Director of Supply Chain Security, and expert consultant Russ Somma, in a discussion of best practices for ensuring supply chain security. A live Q&A with the audience will follow the program.
The webcast will be November 1, 2011, at 11 a.m. Eastern U.S. (9 a.m. PT). Register at: http://video.webcasts.com/events/putm001/39893/
Specific topics will include:
- Background on Pfizer’s Program
- Supply Chain Security Process Map at Pfizer
- Organizing Around Supply Chain Security
- Success Factors
- A Quality by Design Perspective on the Supply Chain
More about the speakers:
Brian Johnson, Senior Director, Supply Chain Security, Pfizer, Inc.: Johnson is responsible for Pfizer’s corporate supply chain security strategy, developed to combat growing supply chain threats related to product theft, product diversion, economic adulteration, and counterfeit goods.
Russ Somma, President, SommaTech Consulting: Dr. Somma has more than 30 years of experience working in the pharmaceutical industry. He is Past Chairman of ISPE’s Product Quality Lifecycle Implementation (PQLI) project, and was awarded ISPE’s prestigious 2007 Max Seales Yonker Member of Year Award.
Moderator: Paul Thomas, Senior Editor, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing magazine