Mr. Green has more than 30 years of experience in the global pharmaceutical and healthcare services industry with significant expertise in the contract manufacturing of novel pharmaceutical products. His global pharmaceutical experience spans four continents, having run 31 facilities in nine countries spanning North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. Throughout his career, Mr. Green has held a number of senior management roles for several contract manufacturing organizations and life science companies, where he is credited with successfully building and expanding those businesses and delivering significant value for customers, patients, employees, and other stakeholders.
“On behalf of the Avid board, I’d like to welcome Nick as our new president and CEO,” said Joseph Carleone, chairman of the Avid board of directors. “His appointment is the result of a deliberate and comprehensive search for an industry executive capable of leading Avid to achieve its full potential. Nick’s lengthy and impressive career in the pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing sector, which has included senior leadership roles at several successful companies, positions him perfectly to oversee Avid’s ongoing efforts aimed at customer base expansion and revenue growth. The board and I look forward to the positive impact that Nick will make on the company’s business over both the near and long-term.”
Mr. Green most recently served as president and CEO of Therapure Biopharma, a Canada-based biopharmaceutical company which includes Therapure Biomanufacturing. In this role, he oversaw the growth of the company’s CDMO business, while also leading the creation of Therapure’s proprietary plasma protein business, named Evolve. Prior to Therapure, he held a number of senior management roles, most notably managing director of Nipa Laboratories, head of the life science division of Clariant International in the U.S., president and CEO of Rhodia Pharma Solutions and president of Codexis’ pharma division. Mr. Green holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Queen Mary College in London and an MBA from the University of Huddersfield.