QPharma Appoints Regional Director to Lead Midwest Expansion

  QPharma Appoints Regional Director to Lead Midwest Expansion

Business Wire

MORRISTOWN, N.J. -- November 12, 2012

QPharma, Inc. has announced the recruitment of Kathy Pettinato to the position
of Regional Director, Midwest Region. Based in Chicago, Illinois, Pettinato
will support the regulatory compliance firm’s activities in the Midwest states
as well as identify new business opportunities throughout the region, which is
a home to a number of pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

Pettinato previously spent more than seven years at Astellas Pharma US as
Assistant Director of Sampling and Marketing Operations, where she oversaw
sample transparency and other PDMA compliance programs as well as product
launches, alternative sampling programs, and IT implementations. Her prior
experience also includes management-level roles at Sanofi-Aventis and Baxter
Healthcare. Kathy holds a degree in Communications Psychology from Roosevelt

“Kathy’s experience in diverse areas that include PDMA compliance, product
launches, and system implementations uniquely positions her to support both
QPharma’s growing Professional Services business as well as our Commercial
Services division,” said QPharma President and CEO Pat Den Boer. “She is a
seasoned business leader whose expertise will be essential to our success —
and that of our clients — as we expand our presence in key life sciences
sectors throughout the nation.”

“QPharma’s reputation for helping its clients thrive and excel in a
challenging regulatory environment is well-deserved,” added Pettinato. “I’m
thrilled at the opportunity to play a part in the company’s continued growth
and evolution.”

About QPharma, Inc.

QPharma provides a suite of services and solutions to the life sciences
industry. Services offered by the company’s Professional Services division
include complete validation services, project management, auditing, and
training. The Commercial Services division provides solutions in such areas as
aggregate spend reporting, PDMA compliance, online training, warehousing and
fulfillment, and brand marketing and sales support. The company’s engineers,
regulatory compliance experts, and brand consultants have been proudly serving
the life sciences industry since 1994. To learn more, visit


QPharma, Inc.
Brendan Middleton
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
973-656-0011, Ex. 2053
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