Catalent Pharma Solutions Appoints VP of Global Sales

Catalent Pharma Solutions Inc. (Somerset, NJ) announced the appointment of Paul Burns to the position of Vice President of Global Sales. In this newly created role, Mr. Burns will be responsible for developing Catalent’s global sales strategy and driving sales force excellence across the company, with a particular focus on enhancing Catalent’s sales capability for all offerings.

Before joining Catalent, Mr. Burns was the CEO of Brighter Ideas Inc., a New Jersey biotechnology organization that advances green fluorescent protein technology for assay development. Earlier in his career, Mr. Burns was the general manager and national sales manager for the Cardiovascular CT business at GE Healthcare.

He held several other earlier positions at GE Healthcare, including CT product manager and growth market account manager. Other positions include president and CEO of Emergency Cardiac Imaging in New Jersey, and business advisor to the University City Science Center in Philadelphia, PA.

“Paul brings significant experience to Catalent, having worked in a range of commercial roles over the years, and I am excited to have him join the Catalent team,” says Will Downie, group president, Sterile Technologies, and senior vice president of global sales and marketing for Catalent.

Catalent Pharma Solutions provides advanced dose form and packaging technologies, and development, manufacturing and packaging services for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and consumer healthcare companies in about 100 countries. For more information, visit

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