Mr. Beland’s main focus will be on leading initiatives that accelerate overall growth within the European region, working closely with other members of the Softgel leadership team to refine and execute strategy, strengthen business development and commercial activities, while extending Catalent’s development and manufacturing capabilities. He will be based at Catalent’s Cham, Switzerland office.
An executive leader, with more than 25 years’ experience in the services industry, both in the pharma and the vitamins, minerals, and supplements (VMS) space, Mr. Beland’s professional career includes two-years at Catalent’s St. Petersburg, FL facility as vice president and general manager for Nutritionals. In his extensive career he has led European and North American businesses. Most recently, Mr. Beland was executive vice president and chief operating officer for Ricerca Biosciences.