Jason Mieding

Sr. Director, Logistics, Pharma Services
North Carolina, USA

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Lead a growing $140 million global transportation business with service offerings including transportation, cold chain and packaging solutions, and customs and regulatory guidance
  • Manage the integration of Thermo Fisher Scientific’s legacy Patheon and clinical trial businesses to offer one transportation solution, driving nine times synergy growth in year one
  • Lead the digital supply chain initiative for Thermo Fisher’s pharma services group, fostering innovation and bringing new services to market
  • Responsible for multiple projects to meet changing customer needs including the implementation of value-added tax management system in Europe and the launch of a service that delivered medication in forty-six countries to patient’s homes during the COVID-19 global pandemic

Professional highlights

  • Led a group of over four hundred employees that delivered 8 billion capsules per year and $120 million in revenue as the previous general manager of Thermo Fisher’s site in High Point, NC, all while meeting or exceeding financial targets every month for two years while in role
  • Career in supply chain spans over twenty years, including serving as head of North American drug product division supply chain before moving into current role as senior director of the total transportation management service and digital supply chain
  • Proven track record of developing teams that deliver strong performance by improving processes and systems


  • Bachelor’s degree in production and operations management from Ohio State

Scientific expertise

  • Highly experienced in supply chain with a particular focus on sales and operations planning, transportation and logistics management, and system enhancements including SAP
  • Certified in production and inventory management (American Production and Inventory Control Society)
  • Multi-functional leadership experience in manufacturing, quality, and technical areas within pharmaceutical GMP environments

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