Jerod Price joined Evonik Health Care in May 2020 as Director of Drug Delivery Manufacturing in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. He has more than 25 years of experience with Amgen, Inc. in operational roles in the US, Netherlands, and Ireland. These roles at Amgen included operational and supervisory roles including Plant Manager and Operations Improvement Director. He has extensive experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing, process development, technical transfer, clinical and commercial operations, including aseptic operations, lyophilization, filling, capping, packaging, and including capital projects, validation, FDA/EMEA regulatory inspections successes, and product launches and commercialization. Jerod also has a strong background in continuous improvement methodologies, operational excellence, six sigma, long range planning, and business processes, including workforce strategy and organizational design. Jerod has a B.A in Biological Sciences from the University of California Santa Cruz.