Chief Operating Officer
Jorge began his professional career in 1996 working for the API branch of Apotex Inc. in Mexico, during his time in the firm, he held different management positions including Pilot Plant manager, Technology Transfer Director, Process Engineering Director and finally becoming Senior Operations Director of the two API sites in Mexico (Cuernavaca and Toluca).
In 2010, Jorge joined Teva API as Operations Director and in 2015 he was promoted to the Managing Director position of the API site in Mexico, taking full responsibility of site performance.
During his 23 years of experience Jorge has improved performance of his operations and has transferred more than 50 APIs, including low and high potency products from and to different sites over the world. He has led his sites through several audits from different regulatory agencies (FDA, TGA, TGA, KFDA) including a successful regulatory meeting with the US FDA.
In his time in Teva, Jorge was responsible for leading the transformation of the site through the implementation of Operational Excellence and taking the site to become in one of the most important operation in Teva´s network.
He holds a bachelor degree in Biochemical Engineering from the National Polithecnic Institute in Mexico, a Master degree in Process Engineering from the same institution and a Master Degree in Business Administration from IPADE Business School in Mexico.
Jorge joined PharmaChem Technologies in February 2021; his responsibilities include Production, Supply Chain & Distribution and as well as Project Sunrise management, the new state-of-the-art multi-product cGMP facility in Freeport.