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Catalent Announces Next Generation of Cell & Gene Therapy Leadership


Catalent, Inc. (NYSE: CTLT), the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies, development, and manufacturing solutions for drugs, biologics, cell and gene therapies, and consumer health products, today announced the appointment of Manja Boerman, Ph.D., to the role of President, Cell & Gene Therapy, effective June 1, 2020. In this new role, Dr. Boerman will lead all of Catalents cell & gene therapy businesses worldwide. Dr. Boerman will continue to report to Karen Flynn, Catalents President of Biologics and Chief Commercial Officer.

Pete Buzy, who has led the Catalent Gene Therapy business since the companys acquisition of Paragon Bioservices in May 2019, will be retiring but will remain with the company as Chairman of Catalent Gene Therapy in an advisory capacity for the next 12 months to support Dr. Boerman as she transitions into her new role. Dr. Boerman has already been leading Catalents cell therapy business since the acquisition of MaSTherCell in February 2020.

Succeeding Dr. Boerman, Catalent also today announced the appointment of Mario Gargiulo as Region President, Biologics “ Europe, as well as his appointment to the companys Executive Leadership Team.

Working in concert and under Manjas strong leadership, our cell & gene therapy businesses will continue their substantial growth and maturation over the past 12 months and further extend our leadership position in the biotech industry, said Karen Flynn, President of Biologics and Chief Commercial Officer. We are excited to have high-performing talent in place to drive our cell & gene therapy businesses to the next stage in their natural evolution and development as we continue to expand and enhance our innovative solutions for our customers and fulfil our mission in helping people live better, healthier lives.

Alessandro Maselli, Catalents President & Chief Operating Officer, added, I would like to thank Pete Buzy, under whose guidance our gene therapy business has seen significant growth and continuous investment to meet strong and growing demand for adeno-associated virus vectors, next-generation vaccines, and oncolytic viruses. I am glad that Pete will continue to provide his invaluable experience and insights for the next 12 months for the benefit of our customers and their patients, particularly while we are in the midst of significant growth initiatives.

Dr. Boerman joined Catalent in December 2019 with more than 20 years experience in biotech and pharmaceutical services, and significant experience as a senior executive in start-up environments and global late-stage clinical development for cell therapy products. She most recently served as president of Aesica Pharmaceuticals, a UK-based CDMO, and before that as CEO for a Netherlands-based biotech and as Executive Director for Charles Rivers Laboratories where she helped open a new biologics facility in Boston. In addition, she served as president of Patheon Biologics where she significantly grew the customer base and growth path for biologics through organic activities and acquisitions. Manja holds a doctorate in Biochemistry from the State University of New York – Buffalo.

Since he joined Catalent in 2017, Mr. Gargiulo has held a number of leadership roles, most recently as vice president of operations, Biologics. He joined the company from Merck & Co.s External Manufacturing organization, having previously spent most of his career at Bristol Myers Squibb in various operations leadership roles including vice president of global pharmaceutical manufacturing. In addition to his new role, he will continue to oversee operations for all Catalent Biologics sites globally. Mario holds a degree in Chemistry from the University of Naples, Italy.

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About Catalent

Catalent, Inc. (NYSE: CTLT), is the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies, development, and manufacturing solutions for drugs, biologics, cell and gene therapies, and consumer health products. With over 85 years serving the industry, Catalent has proven expertise in bringing more customer products to market faster, enhancing product performance and ensuring reliable global clinical and commercial product supply. Catalent employs over 13,500 people, including over 2,400 scientists and technicians, at more than 40 facilities, and in fiscal year 2019 generated over $2.5 billion in annual revenue. Catalent is headquartered in Somerset, New Jersey. For more information, visit

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