Virbac Corporation today announced that Mr. Eric Bonner has been named Vice President of Industrial Operations. Mr. Bonner will be responsible for industrial operations of Virbac North America, which encompasses planning, directing and coordinating all manufacturing and quality control activities. Mr. Bonner was previously the Director of Industrial Operations for Virbac.
“Eric’s knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing and his demonstrated ability to communicate have already proven effective as he has supported the transformation of our St. Louis site,” Paul R. Hays, President & CEO, Virbac Corporation, said. “He is undoubtedly a great fit for this role, and we look forward to working with Eric as he maintains Virbac’s strong commitment to manufacturing excellence.”
Mr. Bonner served in the U.S. Navy and completed a B.S. in Management from Park University, followed by over 30 years of pharmaceutical production management experience. Mr. Bonner’s work in the industry began at Sanofi-Aventis, where he worked for 28 years with increasing responsibilities from Supervisor to Head of Manufacturing for Bulk Pharmaceuticals. He next worked at Perrigo as Director of Manufacturing, and immediately before joining Virbac served as Site General Manager for multiple sites at TEVA.