Dr. Vedantham joined BioMarin in 2021. He is a seasoned leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, with global experience in various chemistry, manufacturing, and controls (CMC) functions across R&D and Technical Operations. He brings a strong scientific background; breadth and depth in many different aspects of technical development; experience in leading technical operation groups in the strategic development, production, and distribution of diverse and complex biological products on a worldwide basis; and a strong quality and regulatory foundation that build on BioMarin’s outstanding compliance record. Previously, Dr. Vedantham spent more than two decades at Amgen/Immunex in increasingly senior roles across the organization. He is known for demonstrating strategic vision, the ability to build and lead diverse and high-performing teams, and encouraging open, collaborative, supportive, and driven cultures. Dr. Vedantham earned a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, a M.S. in chemical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a B.Tech in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
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