Peter Norton is a senior logistics and supply chain manager and consultant to the life science industry, with extensive experience in both the domestic US and global markets.

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Senior Consultant
Biography:

Peter Norton is a senior logistics and supply chain manager and consultant to the life science industry, with extensive experience in both the domestic US and global markets. He brings broad experience in Logistics, Distribution, and outsourced resource management to his biotech and pharmaceutical clients, with particular expertise in cold chain management, supply chain security, serialization, QA, procurement, contract negotiations, and vendor management.

Most recently, Peter served as a Subject-Matter Expert (SME) with several solution providers partnering with major life science companies in the areas of cold chain logistics and shipping, secure supply chain solutions, QA and QMS solutions and validation. In these roles, he built a successful track record in providing clients with the necessary guidance and tools to meet evolving and harmonizing GDP and GSP regulations.

Prior to this, Peter was Associate Director of Global Logistics for Genzyme Corp., working within the materials management arena as a Contract and Procurement specialist. After his promotion to Associate Director/Program Manager he managed a global project team in the $17 Million implementation of Serialization software applications with Cold Chain and Transport Management applications, including redesign of the associated business processes on a global basis. Earlier, as internal Client Services Solutions Manager within Glaxosmithkline’s Consumer Health IT group, Peter held responsibility for QA audit compliance and logistics solution applications and managed the installation of communications infrastructure for a consolidated global IT Help Desk.

Peter holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Hesser College, with additional credits at Capella University (sponsored by GSK). He also earned Telecommunications Certificates, degree equivalency, at Bromley Technical College for City and Guilds, Bromley, UK. He is a frequent speaker on the subject of Risk Assessment and Mitigation Planning to meet evolving regulatory requirements and has an article published (PDA Journal) on the subject of China and EU regulation convergence.