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Metric Contract Services Appoints Vice President of Quality Assurance

Metrics Contract Services, the contract pharmaceutical development and manufacturing division of Mayne Pharma, has appointed Charles “Chuck” A. Walker, Jr. as vice president, quality assurance.

In this role, Walker will be responsible for managing all quality-related functions to ensure the success of Metrics’ pharmaceutical operation. He has extensive GMP knowledge and leadership experience related to quality systems, validation, FDA regulations, ICH guidelines, auditing, manufacturing processing, analytical root causes, compliant handling and Six Sigma ASQ training.

Walker will report to John Ross, President of Mayne Pharma US and Metrics Contract Services, who said, “Chuck brings to this position an in-depth knowledge of quality assurance and regulations, as well as an understanding of the rigors of maintaining high standards of quality and compliance to ensure the delivery of world-class science to our customers.

Most recently, Walker served as Senior Director of Quality and Regulatory Compliance for Cambrex. His tenure there began in 2005 and saw him take on a series of quality assurance management and leadership roles over the years. Prior to Cambrex, Walker served as Head of Quality Assurance at Novartis Consumer Health. Earlier in his career, he worked in pharmaceutical manufacturing as a tablet compression and coating operator.

Walker holds a Bachelor of Arts in Health and Physical Education with a minor in Biology from Hillsdale College in Michigan.