He previously helped build pharmaceutical manufacturing sites across the world, including a plant in China in the 1980s.
HARRIMAN, TN, October 23, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Richard M. Johnson has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
A leader in his field, Mr. Johnson has served as the president and the chief executive officer of the Parenteral Drug Association since 2009. He previously helped build pharmaceutical manufacturing sites across the world, including a plant in China in the 1980s. Mr. Johnson specializes in United States and international drug regulatory requirements, quality practices and technical operations.
In order to prepare for his professional path, Mr. Johnson pursued an education at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in biology in 1977 and a Master of Science in microbiology in 1979. A pharmaceutical consultant at RMJ Consulting from 2008 to 2009, he found success as the vice president of global quality at Wyeth/FDAH from 2005 to 2008, the director of the Corporate Quality Center of Excellence of Abbott from 2001 to 2005, the director of corporate quality technology at Alcon Laboratories, Inc., from 1993 to 2001 and the director of quality assurance at Sanofi Winthrop from 1992 to 1994. Earlier in his career, Mr. Johnson worked as the director of validation at Fluor Daniel from 1990 to 1992 and an international technical services employee at Bausch & Lomb from 1983 to 1990.
As a further testament to his success and longevity in the field, Mr. Johnson has been selected for inclusion in The Medicine Maker Power List since 2016 and was presented with numerous awards from the Parenteral Drug Association. To remain abreast of developments in his areas of interest, he maintains affiliation with such organizations as the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, and International Organization for Standardization Committees. Looking toward the future, Mr. Johnson intends to further develop his employees at his company, keeping an open-door policy and communicating with everyone.
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