STAMULLEN, 10 July 2013.
Millmount Healthcare are delighted to welcome a new addition to our team. Peter Edkins has come on board to take up the position of Head of Quality, based in Millmount’s state-of-the-art premises in Stamullen, Co Meath. Originally from South Africa, Peter and his family moved to Ireland fifteen years ago to further improve his career and job prospects in the international pharmaceutical industry.
Peter is a fully qualified Pharmacist and also holds an MSc in Industrial Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. With over 30 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Peter has worked for local and international Big Pharma and Generic companies as well as Contract Manufacturers, and has experienced the contract business both as a customer and as a service provider. While Director of Technical Operations of Novartis, South Africa, Peter gained a wealth of experience in all aspects of Operations and as Manufacturing Head of several Irish Pharma companies, Peter has acquired expertise in Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Packaging and Supply Chain in solid dosage form and sterile manufacturing and in Compounding.
Welcoming Peter to the team, Managing Director Pascal Keogh said: “Millmount Healthcare is very happy to have Peter join our team of experts. Our customers have come to rely on Millmount to achieve high standards throughout all business areas and having Peter on board allows us to continue in this vein. We are certain he will settle in quickly and in the process we will learn from his expertise gained over the years.”