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PCI Names Executive Director of Quality


Mitch Lewandowski to lead quality activities for Rockford, IL commercial packaging center of excellence

PCI Pharma Services has appointed Mitch Lewandowski as the new executive director of quality for its Rockford, IL site.

PCI's Rockford location features seven facilities, with a broad range of services including commercial contract packaging, analytical laboratory services, clinical trial packaging and labeling, as well as clinical trial logistics for storage, distribution, and returns management. In addition, the site supports some light manufacturing activities including powder blending.

Mr. Lewandowski joins PCI with a depth of experience and a proven track record, with more than two decades of experience in the healthcare industry. His previous employments include leading pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare companies such as Abbott Diagnostics, Beckman Coulter, St. Jude Medical Center, Exact Sciences and most recently Dohmen Life Sciences.

He has an extensive background in investigation writing, regulatory inspection, validation, risk and data integrity assessment, procedure writing, audit execution, development of change management systems and CAPA. In addition, Mr. Lewandowski has worked in multiple laboratory environments, is certified in quality management and operational excellence (CQM/OE) and has earned a Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt.

"Mitch brings a diverse background in quality and truly understands the evolving global needs of our customers," said Jeannie Metzinger, vice president of quality, PCI. "Quality and regulatory requirements are continually changing in our industry, particularly as the market continues to expand globally. We are very excited to have Mitch join the PCI team and make his own impact on the company's commitment on providing the industry's leading customer experience. Mitch's demonstrated leadership has him well positioned to lead the Rockford team."