Product Development & CMC

Our Product Development / CMC Practice Area is known for providing clients with a sharp advantage in competing for the finest technical talent. From traditional small molecule and biologics development to conjugated vaccines, CAR-T, RNA, CRISPR, and other advanced cell and gene therapies, our CMC Practice has proven to be the go-to firm for securing top talent- placing  1000’s of individuals in critical positions related to Process Sciences, Engineering, Formulations, Manufacturing, Analytical, Quality, and Supply Chain for elite drug development, device, and diagnostics.

Functional Areas We Serve within Product Development & CMC

  • Analytical Development
  • Assay Development
  • Bioanalytical
  • Cell Culture
  • Chemical Development
  • CMC Project Management
  • Device Design and Engineering
  • Distribution
  • Distribution Technology
  • Drug Delivery
  • Electrical Engineering
  • External Manufacturing
  • Fill-Finish
  • Manufacturing, Science & Technology (MSAT)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Packaging
  • Planning and Scheduling
  • Plant Operations
  • Process Operations
  • Production
  • Purchasing
  • Purification
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Resource Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Systems Engineering
  • Technology Transfer
  • Transportation
  • Upstream and Downstream
  • Warehouse

Select Placements within Product Development & CMC

  • SVP, Process Development, CAR T
  • SVP, Global Development, Biologics
  • SVP, Manufacturing, Small Molecule
  • VP, Global Engineering Solutions
  • VP, Process Sciences CRISPR
  • VP, Pharm Sciences, Small Molecule
  • VP, Process Dev, Biologics
  • VP, Process Dev, Conj Vaccines
  • VP, Biologics Development
  • VP, Global CMC Biologics
  • VP, Process Sciences ADCs
  • VP, Analytical, Small Molecule
  • VP, Development, Gene Therapy
  • Exec Dir, Analytical Biologics
  • Exec Dir, Reliability Engineering
  • Sr Dir, Late Stage Analytical Biologics
  • Sr Dir, CMC Drug Delivery Inhalation
  • Sr Dir, Bioprocess Development
  • Dir, Sterile Injectables Small Molecule
  • Dir, Formulations, Oral Solids
  • Dir, Scale Up/Tech Transfer Biologics
  • Assoc Dir, Engineering, Pilot Plant
  • Assoc Dir, Purification
  • Assoc Dir, Analytical RNAi

Trusted Expertise

The Product Development & CMC Practice Leader is our Senior Vice President, Rory Faulkner, who has helped guide the business since 2006.  With a background in high-tech on-site development and manufacturing operations prior to joining M&A, Rory is uniquely qualified to understand our clients’ varied technical functions.  Having personally relocated to several US states and different countries for ex-pat assignments, Rory also has the empathetic experience to guide candidates through offer, acceptance, and relocation.

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