Edward Adrian joined Med-Pharmex in January 2020 as Vice President of Operations. He has over 25 years of operational experience in the pharmaceutical industry, encompassing both sterile and non-sterile human health and animal health products for both US and international markets. Prior to joining Med-Pharmex, Ed was the Vice-President of Production Operations (2012-2019), Director of Manufacturing (2004-2012), and Manufacturing Manager (2001-2004) at Tolmar, Inc. (previously Atrix Laboratories). Ed began his pharmaceutical career at Mallinckrodt Veterinary and Schering-Plough Animal Health, where he held Quality Assurance and Compliance roles supporting the manufacturing of ectoparasiticides for both the US, European and Central American markets.
Prior to entering the animal health industry, Ed was the Director of Engineering for Dawson Home Fashions. He holds a M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Louisiana State University and a B.S. in Industrial Technology from Colorado State University.
Outside of work, Ed maintains a strong agricultural connection as a shareholder and President of Adrian Land and Cattle Company, a family-operated cow-calf operation in White River, South Dakota. Ed and his wife Raquel, a native of the Dominican Republic, are the proud parents of three children – Caroline, Robert, and Patrick and their Bernedoodle dog, Boomer.