SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Prolong Pharmaceuticals, which last month announced a $30 million funding commitment from a private investor group, today announced the formal addition of two pharmaceutical veterans to its senior management team. Richard Prince is now Vice President, Quality and Andy Burger has assumed the title of Vice President, Information Services.
"Both Richard and Andy bring solid industry experience plus a history of cutting edge, out-of the-box thinking to pharmaceutical development," said Prolong President Glenn Kazo. "Since we are already producing biological product in a cGMP environment, with several stages of scale-up necessary prior to commercial launch, product quality and data integrity are fundamental to our business success. We are pleased to have each of these key areas led by seasoned veterans who are excited about our corporate mission," added Kazo.
Dr. Prince, a microbiologist by training, possesses a multi-faceted background in the bio/pharmaceutical industry, with more than 25 years of experience in large Pharma, several start-ups, and as a quality consultant across the industry. Well regarded as a leader in the areas of quality management, validation, regulatory compliance, and laboratory operations, Prince has published four textbooks with the Parenteral Drug Association press. "I joined Prolong because management views the Quality function as a strategic business asset designed to build and maintain a robust Quality System used to establish and make accountable a GMP-compliant manufacturing operation," stated Dr. Prince.
As a 27-year industry veteran, for the past 13 years in the pharmaceutical industry, Burger has held executive titles, including Chief Information Officer, providing global technology initiatives, FDA-based compliance services, and multiple merger/acquisition coordination efforts. Prior to venturing into the pharmaceutical indus
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