King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013
Tunnell Consulting, Inc. today announced that John S. Ross has joined the firm as Principal, Life Sciences. He is responsible for new account acquisition and for working closely with existing accounts in the firm’s Life Sciences practice to ensure their consulting needs are being met in areas such as operations performance improvement, quality transformation, compliance remediation and technical process outsourcing.
“As companies in the Life Sciences industry outsource more aspects of their pre-commercial and commercial supply chain, the efficiency of such arrangements and the results they produce are increasingly impactful on overall business performance” said Robert Johnson, Group Vice President, Life Sciences. “John brings a successful track record and an extremely high level of expertise in this area, including experience in growing business, managing contract manufacturing organization (CMO) relationships, and helping clients negotiate contract service provider agreements. His support of our clients in the areas of operational efficiency and cGMP compliance will be a valuable asset for our clients.”
Ross has worked extensively in the Life Sciences, pharmaceutical and medical devices industries, and brings functional expertise in marketing and sales, manufacturing and distribution, and global sourcing and supply chain to his work for Tunnell. In addition, he is experienced in organizational development, product commercialization, and process improvement.
“I’m delighted to be joining a team with a reputation for providing Life Sciences companies with the solutions they need to solve their most pressing operational and business challenges,” said Ross. “I’m looking forward to helping extend Tunnell’s reach to new clients and to strengthening relationships with the existing clients.”
Prior to joining Tunnell Consulting, Ross served as Chief Operating Officer for Contract Pharmaceuticals Limited, a provider of outsourced third-party contract development, manufacturing and testing of pharmaceuticals, where he was responsible for ensuring FDA/Health Canada/EU compliant operations. Prior to that, he was a Senior Consultant, Consumer and Industrial Products, for PricewaterhouseCoopers Management Consultants. He has also held a variety of roles at Eli Lilly Canada and Canada Life Assurance.
About Tunnell Consulting
Founded in 1962 and serving many of the world’s leading life sciences firms and government agencies, Tunnell Consulting, Inc. integrates strategic, technical, process, and organizational skills to design and implement sustainable solutions that exactly meet client needs. With deep industry knowledge, extensive scientific credentials, and superior measurable results, we consistently boost the operating performance of each unique client we serve.
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