Mitchell Blumenfeld Joins PCI as CFO
PCI Welcomes Mitchell Blumenfeld as Chief Financial Officer
Blumenfeld joins leading pharmaceutical contract packager
Philadelphia, PA – September 10, 2013 - Packaging Coordinators Inc (PCI) announces the hiring of Mitchell Blumenfeld as Chief Financial Officer. Blumenfeld will be located at PCI’s headquarters in Philadelphia, PA. He joins PCI having previously worked at AmerisourceBergen Corporation, most recently in the role of Chief Financial Officer for the World Courier Group. World Courier is a leader in global specialty distribution, including clinical trial materials and commercial medicines. Blumenfeld brings over 20 years of financial experience across several industries including healthcare. He is a graduate of Bucknell University and holds a Masters Degree from Virginia Tech.
“Mitch joins PCI at an exciting time for the company,” states Bill Mitchell, President and Chief Executive Officer of PCI. “He will certainly help transform this business as we look to grow and expand our services in the healthcare market. Mitch brings an impressive background with leadership roles at World Courier and the AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation, as well as General Electric. We are very pleased to have him join the PCI leadership team.”
In May 2013 PCI announced the acquisition of AndersonBrecon Inc., substantially expanding its presence in the pharmaceutical contract packaging market. The company now operates 14 facilities across North America and Europe, with over 2,200 associates. On behalf of its clients, PCI packages lifesaving medicines destined for over 100 countries around the world.
The global healthcare industry trusts PCI for the packaging solutions that increase their products’ speed to market and opportunities for commercial success. Only PCI brings the proven experience that comes with more than 50 successful product launches a year and over four decades in the healthcare business. Leading technology and continued investment enables us to address global packaging needs throughout the product life cycle — from Phase I clinical trials through commercialization and ongoing supply. Our clients view us as an extension of their business and a collaborative partner, with the shared goal of improving patients’ lives. For more information please visit www.pciservices.com or follow us on Twitter at @PCI_Social.
Justin Schroeder, Senior Director, Marketing & Development Services
Posted: September 2013