Tergus Pharma Makes Key Executive Leadership Hires

“Joe and Tom are critical additions to our executive team,” said

Tergus Pharma, the leading topical contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) with proven expertise in topical formulations, announced today the filling of two key leadership positions with the appointment of executives Joseph Payne as VP of Quality and Thomas Cobb as VP of Manufacturing.

The progression of Mr. Cobb’s career showcases a diverse set of operational skills and a proven leadership strategy that is results-driven. He is a senior level executive with over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry which includes the successful opening of two manufacturing facilities. He has a strong record of raising operational performance through quality improvement and analysis of operations and processes, while also reducing and controlling costs. Mr. Cobb focuses on customer service, continual process improvement, personnel, and team development.

Mr. Payne’s experience displays a high level of corporate agility that will add significant value as Tergus moves into the commercial manufacturing market. He has successfully delivered global CDMO quality leadership supporting multiple pharmaceutical facilities in testing, manufacturing, and packaging, from product development to commercial product lifecycle phases. His high level of competency in regulatory agency communications and team leadership skills will further ensure Tergus Pharma’s continued business success.

“Joe and Tom are critical additions to our executive team,” said Dr. Vijendra Nalamothu, CEO of Tergus. “Their leadership and experience will help us move the business forward as we expand our services into the commercial manufacturing space and continue to grow our R&D capabilities. We are fortunate to have them as part of the Tergus team.”

About Tergus Pharma

Tergus Pharma is an end-to-end service provider for topical pharmaceutical research, drug development, testing, and manufacturing, and has been an industry leader for several years with a state-of-the-art facility in Durham, North Carolina. The company has a long and stellar reputation for delivering quality results to clients, from formulation through clinical supplies manufacturing, earning the company the tagline, “Think Topicals, Think Tergus.” A systematic and scientific approach is used to thoroughly understand a product’s components, processing, and attributes to ensure the highest level of quality throughout the course of development. Tergus scientifically helps its clients achieve the right balance between speed and quality. For more information, please visit https://www.TergusPharma.com/

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