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Leadership

Franco Negron

Sr. Vice President of the CMO business for North America

Mr. Negron serves as Senior Vice President, North America Commercial Operations and Global Integration within the global CMO business unit. Mr. Negron joined Patheon in November 2009 as Vice President and General Manager of the company’s operations in Puerto Rico. Mr. Negron has over 20 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He has served in various senior positions, including Global Vice President for Novartis Consumer Health, Over-the-Counter and Pharmaceutical Products with specific focus on global process improvement initiatives. Prior to joining Novartis, he also served as Vice President Manufacturing and Supply at Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Site General Manager for McNeil Consumer Healthcare. Mr. Negron holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Puerto Rico.

Antonio Magnelli

Sr. Vice President of the CMO business for Europe

Mr. Magnelli serves as Senior Vice President, European Commercial Operations within the global CMO business unit. He joined Patheon in July 2000 and has held progressively senior roles leading to his appointment in October 2008 to Executive Director and General Manager of the company’s facility in Monza, Italy. Mr. Magnelli has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry and began his career in 1993. Prior to joining Patheon, he held key roles in engineering at Sanofi-Aventis and is specialized in lyophilization. Mr. Magnelli holds a degree in chemical engineering from the University of Calabria, with a concentration in chemical processes.

Manja Bouman

President, Bio

Ms. Bouman is currently the President, Bio business unit at DPx. She is responsible for all operations and sales of the mammalian manufacturing business and biologics technology licensing, as well as the business line of BioSolutions for microbial based small and large molecule manufacturing.

Michael Lehmann

Michael Lehmann

President, PDS; Interim Head of Drug Product Sales and Marketing

Mr. Lehmann is currently President, Pharmaceutical Development Services (PDS) and Interim Head of Drug Product Sales and Marketing of DPx. Prior to joining DPx, he was with Patheon, Inc., which he joined in 2012 as President of Global PDS and was also later appointed the role of Interim Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing. Before joining Patheon, Mr. Lehmann served as Corporate Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Global Early Development business of Covance from 2005 to 2012, which is one of the world’s largest drug development services companies. In his role, he was responsible for global early development and P&L management; and key accomplishments included executive leadership in strategic deals between Covance, Lilly and Sanofi. Prior to joining Covance, Mr. Lehmann worked for 17 years at GE's Healthcare in key operational and management roles. His career started with a focus in client services, managing large call centers for both external customers and repair technicians. In 1998, he was tasked with assisting in the integration of the company’s MECON acquisition, operational and clinical performance optimization services. Mr. Lehmann progressed through various other comparable roles to emerge as the General Manager of the Multivendor Solutions business in 2003, where he was responsible for facilitating the upkeep and repair of other OEM diagnostic imaging equipment and accessories with complete P&L responsibilities. Mr. Lehmann holds a M.B.A. from Marquette University and a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the Catholic University of America.

Harry Gill

Sr. Vice President, Quality and Operational Excellence (OE)

Mr. Gill serves as Senior Vice President, Quality and Continuous Improvement at DPx. Prior to DPx, Mr. Gill joined Patheon in 2010 as Global Vice President of Operational Excellence and North America Vice President of Business Management and was later promoted to his same current position. He brings over 25 years of experience in quality, plant operations, technical services and operational excellence, having held various positions at Wyeth (now known as Pfizer Pharmaceuticals) and Baxter Healthcare Corporation. In addition, he has eight years of combined international experience in Asia and Puerto Rico. Mr. Gill received a Bachelor of Science in biology from Milligan College and a Master’s of Science in microbiology from East Tennessee State University.

Ray Guidotti

Vice President, Global Capacity Planning and Engineering

Mr. Guidotti serves as Vice President of Global Engineering and Capacity Planning. He joined Patheon in 2009 and brings over 25 years of experience in engineering, facilities and project management. Mr. Guidotti started his pharmaceutical career with Bristol-Myers Squibb and since then, has held progressively senior technical leadership positions within the industry. Prior to joining Patheon, he spent a number of years in an industry consulting practice, supporting various pharmaceutical clients in developing and executing network strategy and business change projects. Mr. Guidotti holds a degree in marine engineering from NY Maritime College and is a registered professional engineer.

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