Almac Group appoints Dr Sheryl Foster as Vice President of Quality


Almac Group appoints Dr Sheryl Foster as Vice President of Quality

Almac Sciences, a member of the Almac Group, has announced the appointment of Dr Sheryl Foster to the position of Vice President of Quality, reporting to Managing Director & President, Dr Stephen Barr.

Dr Foster will assume overall responsibility for global Quality Assurance across the Almac Sciences’ sites across Europe and the US driving the strategy and policy for quality excellence.

In addition to her direct quality responsibilities, Sheryl will also participate as a member of the Almac Sciences’ senior leadership team assisting with strategy development and implementation aimed at driving further growth and of the global business.

With extensive quality experience gained over the last 20+ years Sheryl is a highly respected quality professional. Her most recent roles were as a Product Quality leader for GSK in Singapore and most recently as Director of Quality for Avara’s API Manufacturing site in the UK. Prior to this, Sheryl worked in a number of quality roles in the UK, China and Australia.

Following this appointment, Almac Sciences’ current VP Quality Operations, Dr John Robson, will focus his attention on its Analytical services offering as the VP of Analytical Operations.

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Dr Barr, commented on Sheryl’s appointment: “Sheryl is a highly experienced quality manager with a wealth of expertise, understanding and industry insight which will prove instrumental in the development of our business as we continue to expand globally. We are delighted to welcome her to our senior management team.”