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PCI Appoints Executive Director of Operations

11.09.18

Mark Shepanski will also act as Site Lead of San Diego facilities

PCI announced the promotion of Mark Shepanski to executive director of Operations and Site Lead of San Diego facilities. 

In his new role as executive director, Mark will ensure that the San Diego Center of Excellence continues to deliver on its reputation for fast, flexible, and reliable clinical services. The site features dynamic services focused on packaging, labeling, and logistical support activities for investigational drug products including advanced Cold Chain logistics for global clinical studies.

Mark had previously led operational and quality teams at Sherpa Clinical Packaging, which was officially acquired by PCI on October 1, 2018. Most recently, he was the senior director of Quality at Sherpa. He has over 17 years of experience leading operational and quality teams.

Mark will report to Brad Payne, PCI’s senior vice president of Global Operations. Brad said, “Mark brings valuable experience from his years at Sherpa, and his considerable experience in diverse sectors of the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. His commitment to advancing our operational processes and expert team at the San Diego site will be instrumental to ensuring that our customers continue to receive best-in-class clinical services.”

“PCI’s expanded clinical supply services, coupled with our global reach through investments at sites across the U.S., Europe, and Asia Pacific regions, are critical strategic initiatives that will aid our clinical customers in successfully managing their global studies,” said Mark. “I foresee exciting capability expansion possibilities at our San Diego location as we continue to develop a comprehensive global suite of services to help our clients bring their molecule to market. I look forward to driving the operational processes here that will support the fast, flexible, and reliable clinical services that our clients expect.”