CPHI Webinar Series

API Manufacturing Trends

January 27, 2021 4pm CET / 10am EST

What will this webinar address?

The global market for the outlook and manufacture of APIs is shifting as more complex or potent ingredients evolve which present specific handling and manufacturing challenges.

What are the latest technological approaches for these products, and how can quality, safety and cost be managed and improved upon?

A key impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been to question the reliance and dependence on Asia as the global leader of API manufacturing. Do we expect to see specific regions implement reshoring of manufacturing efforts? How will global supply chains be impacted?

Join us as we tackle key trends and dynamics of the API manufacturing sector in just 60 minutes.

Why attend?

  • Understand the API manufacturing landscape and key sector trends
  • See how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted API manufacturing globally
  • Learn about the realities of shifting manufacturing hubs and reshoring manufacturing
  • Hear predictions on what the future of API manufacturing looks like
  • Get an overview of deal making and M&A

Who should attend?

  • Formulators
  • Manufacturers
  • Procurement and buying roles
  • Pharma and Biopharma companies
  • Chemical and Biochemical manufacturers
  • Leadership
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Molly Bowman

Editorial Director
Clarivate Analytics

Molly Bowman has over ten years of experience in the life sciences industry supporting companies in the global generic pharmaceutical sector. In her current role, she is responsible for overseeing the content collection and integration of the Cortellis forGenerics Intelligence product suite. Previously, Molly worked in the veterinary product and environmental field as a project coordinator and quality assurance officer. She holds a degree in chemistry from Smith College and performed graduate studies at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

Gianluca Franguelli

Vice President Global Drug Substance Development

Gianluca Franguelli is the Vice President of Drug Development at Recipharm. After spending a couple of decades in sales and marketing roles for several international API manufacturers, Gianluca contributed a few years ago, creating a unique Center of Excellence at Recipharm dedicated to drug substance development.

Discover, develop and manufacturing is something which Gianluca has a passion for. He works closely with pharmaceutical industry stakeholders addressing broader patient needs and non-profit organizations contributing to rare disease care.

Gianluca holds a degree in international law but is genuinely passionate about chemistry. He loves speed, especially on water or tracks.

Stuart E. Needleman

Chief Commercial Officer
Piramal Pharma Solutions

As Chief Commercial Officer at Piramal Pharma Solutions, Stuart Needleman is responsible for driving all global business development activities for the services business, ranging from discovery services to commercial supply, in both drug substance and drug products. Stu plays a key role in enabling successful growth and execution of all PPS offerings.

Stu is a respected senior executive in the contract services industry, having held leadership roles in global business development, sales and marketing, and operations, in a distinguished career that spans nearly three decades. His track record of driving sustainable growth at attractive margins, across several leading global organizations is well acknowledged by the industry. He also has had proven experience in developing seamless solutions that integrate drug substance and drug products.

Stu also functions as Chief Patient Centricity Officer for PPS. In this role, he is responsible for ensuring that everyone at the company understands their role in helping to reduce the burden of disease and remains focused on the needs of the patient.

Immediately prior to joining PPS, Stu served as the President of Laurus Synthesis, a subsidiary of Laurus Labs. Prior to Laurus, Stu was President and Chief Operating Officer of Aptuit. Stu also held key roles at Cambrex, Oxford Asymmetry, ChiRex, and Rhodia Pharma Solutions in his earlier stints. He earned an MBA and BSc. in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). Stu resides with his wife and daughter in Trumbull, Connecticut, US.


Title:API Manufacturing Trends
Date: January 27, 2021
Time: 4pm CET / 10am EST
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: Free

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