WASHINGTON, October 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Rx-360 announced the appointment of Mark S. Paxton to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the international pharmaceutical supply chain consortium. This appointment follows the successful growth of the organization since its foundation in 2009 in the aftermath of the adulterated heparin tragedy. Mark will provide leadership to a vibrant organization of 300 volunteers from over 100 institutions that are organized in 17 working groups with activities in the USA, Europe, China and India.
Rx-360's first CEO will lead the consortium and its membership in executing the Board's Strategic Plan, expanding its membership and creating global awareness of Rx-360's central mission: To protect patient safety by sharing information and developing processes related to the integrity of the healthcare supply chain and the quality of materials within the supply chain.
"I am delighted to welcome Mark to Rx-360. We have in Mark the leader that will take the consortium to its next phase of growth so that we may harness the passion of all those of us in the industry that put the patient ahead of everything else," says Guy Villax, Rx-360 Chair.
Mark comes to Rx-360 from the US Food and Drug Administration where he led an international Strategic Program focused on medical product quality and supply chain security under Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), a multi-lateral forum of governments to promote sustainable economic growth within the Asia-Pacific region.
Rx-360, an international pharmaceutical supply chain consortium, was formed in 2009 to support an industry-wide commitment to ensuring patient safety by enhancing quality and authenticity throughout the supply chain. The organization's mission is to protect patient safety by sharing information and developing processes related to the integrity of the healthcare supply chain and the quality of materials within the supply chain. To fulfill this mission, Rx-360 has work streams related to: conduction and sharing of audits, supply chain security, monitoring and reporting, Asia-focused efforts, supplier-focused efforts, and external relations, communications, and membership. To learn more about Rx-360, please visit http://www.Rx-360.org or email email@example.com.
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