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Caligor Team

Caligor Team

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The Caligor team represents a tremendous depth and diversity of expertise—from comparator drugs and global regulations to quality systems and logistics. We all share the same core focus: helping bring effective therapies and diagnostics to patients while protecting patient safety.

Our knowledge is your advantage

Our people are Caligor’s greatest asset, providing expert consultation and strategic guidance on all aspects of your comparator program. Our in-house knowledge of regulations in jurisdictions around the world enables us to anticipate and prepare for challenges early in your trial process to avoid supply disruption.

Phil Joyce

Phil Joyce

Director of Operations

Mr. Joyce is responsible for the receipt, storage and distribution of medicinal products throughout Europe. He has over 25 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry with experience in commercial and clinical manufacturing, packaging and distribution, and wholesaling. Phil has worked for Boots The Chemist, GSK, Pfizer and Pharmarama in various roles in pharmacy, production and supply chain management, business development, and quality assurance. He holds a first class honours BSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Greenwich University.

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Victoria Parkinson

Head of Global Clinical Trial Supply

Ms. Parkinson directly manages and develops key customer accounts, providing full project management and strategic sourcing support to stage I, II, and III clinical trials. Prior to joining Caligor in 2012, Victoria served as a Senior Comparator Sourcing Specialist for a European clinical trial supplier. She has extensive experience in cold-chain and temperate shipments worldwide and more than eight years experience in customer relationship management. She has Level 4 Supply Chain Management training and a membership in the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.

Karen Frascello

Vice President, Business Development & Marketing, Global Access Programs

Karen has over 23 years of experience in the bio pharma industry, in a variety of commercial and strategic consulting roles. She started her career as a pharmaceutical sales representative and was promoted into increasing levels of responsibility eventually having oversight for a Pfizer primary care sales team and culminating as a Regional Sales Director for AstraZeneca’s respiratory portfolio.

After 10 years of leading sales teams to success, she transitioned into the role of Executive Director of Business Development for PDI, a leading US contract sales organization. In this position, she was responsible for developing innovative sales solutions for pharma which included building outsourced sales teams and enhancing sales using non-personal promotion strategies.

In 2010, Karen joined Idis, Inc. where she led the business development activities for global patient access and compassionate use programs, guiding top pharma and biotech companies through the strategic planning process and offering keen insight and recommendations for global access program development.

In her role as Vice President of Business Development and Marketing for Caligor Rx, she will leverage her knowledge and expertise of the global patient access environment to help pharma and biotech clients derive optimal solutions to provide unlicensed medicines to patients in a compliant and efficient manner. She will also lead the global marketing efforts for Caligor Rx as they continue to expand their robust service offerings for their pharmaceutical and biotech clients. Karen’s efforts will be supported by the experts within the CaligorRx regulatory and operational teams to ensure full compliance and controlled delivery of these important medicines into countries worldwide.

Karen graduated with honours and holds a BS in Biology from the University of Akron. She is also the Co-Chair of the Patient Access Committee for Global Genes/RARE Project, a leading rare disease advocacy organization for patients, caregivers and advocates.

Craig LaMarca

Craig LaMarca

Global Head of Business Development, TrialAssist

Craig joined CaligorRX in October of 2016 as Global Head of Business Development for the Trial Assist business unit. Craig’s background and training have a technical foundation with a BS in Pre-Veterinary Medicine, and a MS in Animal Sciences (endocrinology and cardiovascular disease). His first job out of graduate school was developing protein based assays utilized in pharmaceutical analytical development and product release. Craig has been in business development in various capacities for 10 years now with 8 years in the pharmaceutical services space. Having worked for various CDMOs (Cytovance, NextPharma and most recently PCI) involved with various aspects of the clinical development process, Craig has a sound understanding of what it takes to get a molecule to the market. Craig’s experience ranges from pre-clinical formulation development (biologics and small molecule) through clinical supply and commercial manufacturing including a variety of facets within that complex supply chain.