Aesica, a UK-headquartered contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO), has appointed Adam Burgess as Product Release Manager.
Burgess’s wide-ranging role includes managing the Qualified Persons team; directing and controlling QP activities, developing quality systems, taking responsibility for product release, facilitating process improvements and acting as a Qualified Person.
Based at the company's Queenborough, Kent plant, Burgess will have responsibility for pharmaceutical quality assurance across the site. A key function is to ensure timely release of products. He will work closely with production personnel, with the specific goal of ensuring that operational departments build quality into their processes and organisational structures. He reports to Christine Ernst, Site Head of Quality at Queenborough.
Burgess previously held the position of Manager, Defective Medicines Report Centre and Import Notification at the MHRA and was an active Qualified Person at Martindale Pharma. Prior to that, he worked as a QA Manager in Preclinical Quality Assurance at GlaxoSmithKline.