MADISON, N.J., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth (NYSE: WYE) today announced that Michael Kamarck, Ph.D., 57, has been promoted to President, Technical Operations & Product Supply (TO&PS). Dr. Kamarck will be responsible for all aspects of technical operations and product supply for Wyeth, including its Pharmaceutical, BioPharma, Vaccine, Consumer Healthcare and Nutritional units. He succeeds Charles Portwood, 58, who has been appointed to the new role of Executive Vice President, TO&PS Operational Excellence. Both positions will report to Joseph Mahady, President, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.
"Dr. Kamarck brings strong leadership as well as superb technical and scientific skills to this critical role. He will continue the transformation of our TO&PS organization as we supply medicines of exceptional quality to our customers and patients," says Mr. Mahady.
He joined Wyeth in 2001 and over the next six years successfully led the expansion of Wyeth's global biotechnology manufacturing network. In 2007, Dr. Kamarck was promoted to Executive Vice President, TO&PS where he was responsible for biotechnology and pharmaceutical operations at 13 international sites and for process development of the late-stage pipeline.
Dr. Kamarck began his career in biotechnology and pharmaceutical research for Bayer AG. Before joining Wyeth, he was promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations for the newly formed Bayer Biologicals.
He graduated from
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