In 1993, Mico transitioned to business development for Abbott Laboratories while representing API and eventually Fill/Finish contract management services. Mico also spent seven years with Cardinal/Catalent in BD also representing Fill/Finish services before recently taking a Pharma Partner Executive position with Baxter Biopharma Solutions.
Mico completed his MBA in 1999 and retired from the U.S. Army after 27 years of Active/Reservist service which includes four years as a member of Special Forces. He resides in Illinois and is a current member of PDA.
As a member of the Technology and Strategic Sourcing organization, he also supports research and technology collaborations and sourcing strategy for R&D stage programs. He maintains a special interest in drug delivery technology.
Richard obtained his Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Vanderbilt University and subsequently graduated from Purdue University with a Master's and a PhD in Chemical Engineering. Before coming to Pfizer, he worked as a chemist and engineer. He has published in the areas of organic chemistry, polymer science, diffusion, and drug delivery and holds a number of patents. He is a member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, The Controlled Release Society, and the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering.