Kevin Flanagan has been named vice president of packaging services at AAIPharma Services Corp. He will oversee the company’s packaging and distribution functions at the Wilmington headquarters. Mr. Flanagan joins the firm from Compass Pharma Services, a ventured-backed pharmaceutical contract packaging firm, where he served as president.
“I am delighted to have an executive of Kevin Flanagan’s caliber join the AAIPharma team,” said Patrick Walsh, chief executive officer of AAIPharma. “Kevin’s deep knowledge of the packaging industry, particularly in the design and distribution of pharmaceutical products, will be a huge asset to AAIPharma as we expand and enhance our business offerings.”
Mr. Flanagan has more than 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical packaging components and contract packaging services industries. He founded National Packaging Systems, a manufacturing company that specialized in the design, packaging and distribution of clinical trial supplies, in 1998. That company was acquired by Corning, Inc., where Flanagan became part of the group from Corning Pharmaceutical Services that formed Covance.