Aesica, a contract development and manufacturing organization, has appointed Adam Burgess to the position of product release manager. His role includes managing the Qualified Persons (QP) team and directing and controlling QP activities in line with operational requirements. The role also involves the development of quality systems, product release, facilitating process improvements, and acting as a QP.
Based at Queenborough, UK He has responsibility for pharmaceutical quality assurance across the Kent-based site. A key function is to ensure on time release of products. He will work closely with production personnel at the site, with the specific goal of ensuring that operational departments build quality into their processes and organizational structures. He reports directly to Christine Ernst, the Site Head of Quality at Aesica, Queenborough, UK.
Previously, he held the position of manager, Defective Medicines Report Center and Import Notification at the UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency and was an active QP at Martindale Pharma. Prior to that, he worked as a quality assurance manager in preclinical quality assurance at GlaxoSmithKline. His expertise reaches across both commercial and clinical trial products, including steriles, non-sterile tablets, capsules, and liquids.