Vincent R. Bille, Principal Consultant

  • PhD in biochemistry, Post-doctorate research associate in biological organic chemistry, Masters degree in business administration
  • 19 years of senior management experience in the pharmaceutical contract manufacturing industry
  • Over 10 years of independent consultancy services to bio/pharmaceutical companies outsourcing primary or secondary manufacturing activities
  • International, cross-cultural project and relationship management services
  • Long-term or project-based, part-time lean and pragmatic consultancy model, ranging all the way from spot, arms-length support to integrated management missions in Tech Ops or QA areas

Professional Experience

  • From June 2007: Founder and General Manager, Marble Pharma Consult (Belgium)

Expert consulting services to pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and fine chemical companies involved in process development or contract manufacturing activities of active pharmaceutical ingredients and formulated drug products

  • 2006-2007: Director, Sales & Business Development Lonza (Cambridge, MA, USA)

Handling of the integration of the global UCB-Bioproducts clients portfolio into the Lonza sales organization

  • 2005: Director Commercial Operations, North America and General Manager (US subsidiary), UCB-Bioproducts (Cambridge, MA, USA)
  • 2002-2004: Peptides & Formulation Business Unit Manager, UCB-Bioproducts (Belgium)
  • 2001-2002: Global Customer Service Manager, US Operations Coordinator, UCB-Bioproducts (Belgium)

Senior management position with the leading peptide CMO UCB-Bioproducts, successfully applying 10 years of technical and operational experience and clients needs satisfaction to the business development and commercial operations of this specialized division of the UCB Group:

  • Responsible for the creation of the US (Cambridge, MA) representative office and management of all commercial operations in North America and Australia; General Manager of the US subsidiary reporting to the Board of Directors
  • Global responsibility (P&L accountability) for the activities of the Peptides & Formulation Business unit encompassing direct responsibility of Chemical & Analytical Development, Tech Ops, Engineering & Maintenance, Manufacturing and QC
  • 1999-2001: Global Customer Service & Development Manager, UCB-Bioproducts (Belgium)
  • 1994-1999: Operations & Development Manager, UCB-Bioproducts (Belgium)
  • 1990-1994: Head of Peptide Department, UCB-Bioproducts (Belgium)

Leadership role for the development of the ‘peptide department’ of the company to a world class CMO, fully GMP-compliant and serving the needs of global bio/pharmaceutical companies for clinical and commercial supplies of NCE’s

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