The Pharma & Biopharma Outsourcing Association (PBOA) today announced that Nelson Patterson, Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Baxter BioPharma Solutions, has been elected to its Board of Trustees, effective immediately. Mr. Patterson was elected after Baxter BioPharma Solutions joined the PBOA as a Sustaining Member.
“We are very pleased to have Nelson join the PBOA Board of Trustees and to have Baxter BioPharma Solutions as the newest member of our association,” said Gil Roth, President of the Pharma & Biopharma Outsourcing Association. “His extensive experience will be an asset to our Board, as we pursue our goal of strengthening the CMO/CDMO sector. The addition of Baxter to our core membership will also help us advance our agenda and better enable us to illustrate the importance of outsourcing partnerships to the healthcare ecosystem.”
“As a strong advocate for our industry, PBOA plays an important and collaborative role in educating multiple parties about what we do to develop and manufacture pharma and biopharma products for healthcare providers, caregivers and, most importantly, patients,” said Baxter’s Mr. Patterson. “Baxter has a deep-seated commitment to saving and sustaining lives worldwide, so I am excited at the opportunity to work with peers and PBOA leadership to advance our common goal of making a meaningful difference in the lives of patients.”
“I am thrilled to have Nelson join our Board of Trustees,” added Peter T. Bigelow, Chairman of the Board at PBOA. “He brings an understanding of partnering in the biopharmaceutical sector, and I am confident that he will contribute in a variety of ways as the PBOA advances its members’ strategic goals and objectives.”
Nelson Patterson has global responsibility for Baxter’s BioPharma Solutions pharmaceutical partnering business, leading both marketing and sales. With experience at both small start-ups and global Fortune 500 firms, he brings over 25 years of experience in consumer marketing, pharmaceutical and medical device development and launch, and manufacturing facility management. Nelson holds a degree in Economics and Spanish from Washington & Lee University, and a Masters in Business Administration from The Darden School at the University of Virginia.
About the PBOA
The Pharma & Biopharma Outsourcing Association is a nonprofit trade association dedicated to advancing the regulatory, legislative and general business interests of Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs) and Contract Development and Manufacturing Organizations (CDMOs).
PBOA members provide the services that help the pharma and biopharma industry develop and manufacture drugs, biologics, vaccines, and other treatments safely and cost effectively. The association’s Founding Members include Afton Scientific, Coldstream Laboratories, Cook Pharmica, Halo Pharma, Hospira One 2 One™, Jubilant HollisterStier, Metrics Contract Services, Patheon, Therapure Biopharma and WellSpring Pharma Services. For more information about the PBOA, its members, and its mission, please visit www.pharma-bio.org.
About Baxter BioPharma Solutions
Baxter’s BioPharma Solutions business supports leading pharmaceutical companies in meeting their commercialization objectives by providing scientific expertise, sterile manufacturing solutions, parenteral delivery systems, and customized support services needed to meet the unique challenges that parental products face. BioPharma Solutions has been a leader in pharmaceutical contract manufacturing for more than 30 years, offering services for prefilled syringes, liquid and lyophilized vials and cartridge filling, and specialized capabilities for cytotoxics and biologics manufacturing. For more information, please visit baxterbiopharmasolutions.com.