YORK, Pa., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Unilife Corporation ("Unilife" or "Company") (NASDAQ: UNIS, ASX: UNS), a U.S. based designer, developer and supplier of injectable drug delivery systems, today announced it will exhibit at the Pharmapack Europe Annual Meeting in Paris, France between February 13th and 14th.
"Unilife is delighted to be attending Pharmapack Europe in Paris this week in association with more than 3,000 other pharmaceutical and drug delivery industry leaders," stated Mr. Michael Ratigan, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Unilife. "The Unilife commercial development team will be available throughout Pharmapack to speak with pharmaceutical companies about how our broad portfolio of innovative and highly differentiated device technologies can be leveraged to enable and enhance their injectable therapies," Mr. Ratigan said.
In late-2012, Unilife expanded its commercial development team with the appointment of Douglas Stout, Derek Giersch, Joseph Crusco as Senior Directors of Commercial Development, and Jashin Gugnani as Director of Commercial Development.
To support accelerating customer demand, this week Unilife has further expanded its commercial team of world-class industry experts with the appointment of Glenn Thorpe to the position of Vice-President of Commercial Development. Mr. Thorpe joins Unilife from West Pharmaceutical Systems where he was previously Vice-President of Strategic Market Development and Vice-President and General Manager for Injection Systems. Prior to West, Mr. Glenn was at BD Pharmaceutical Systems, where he held various commercial roles with increasing levels of responsibility over a decade.
"We are delighted to welcome Glenn to Unilife's commercial development team," said Unilife's Chief Executive Officer, Alan Shortall. "Glenn has been serving the injectable drug delivery needs of pharmaceutical companies for more than 16 years across a variety of senior roles in sales, business development and strategic marketing. With his deep technical knowledge in the design, development and commercial supply of prefilled syringes, needlestick safety products and patient-self-administration systems, we believe Glenn is a great addition to our world-class team. We look forward to having Glenn make a successful debut for Unilife at Pharmapack Europe," Mr. Shortall concluded.
Unilife is located at booth 168 during Pharmapack Europe. To schedule an appointment, please contact a member of the Unilife team or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Unilife Corporation
Unilife Corporation (NASDAQ:UNIS / ASX: UNS) is a U.S. based developer and commercial supplier of injectable drug delivery systems. Unilife's broad portfolio of proprietary device technologies includes prefilled syringes with automatic needle retraction, drug reconstitution delivery systems, auto-injectors, bolus injection devices and targeted delivery systems. Each of these innovative and highly differentiated device platforms can be customized by Unilife to address specific customer, drug and patient requirements. Unilife's global headquarters and state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities are located in York, PA. For more information, please visit www.unilife.com or download the Unilife IRapp on your iPhone, iPad or Android device.
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