Daniel Scheidegger Appointed New ECA Chairman

GMP News No. 615

GMP News
6 October 2005

Daniel Scheidegger Appointed New ECA Chairman

The European Compliance Academy is proud to announce that Daniel Scheidegger, Vice President Operations and Managing Director of Genzyme Pharmaceuticals Liestal, has been appointed as the new ECA Chairman.

Former Chairman Dr Peter Reichelt led the organisation to become the largest European-based interest group with nearly 3,000 members representing 45 countries. He said: "We greatly appreciate it that Daniel Scheidegger has accepted our invitation to head the European Compliance Academy starting from October 2005."

The ECA Chairman is appointed for 2 years and can be re-appointed for another period. The ECA Chairman heads the Advisory Board and thus controls the activities of the organisation. The current members of the ECA Advisory Board are:

Daniel Scheidegger

Active pharmaceutical ingredients Matt Moran, PharmaChemical, Ireland
Computer validation (incl. Part 11) Dr W. Schumacher, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Switzerland
GMP supervision Rudolf Völler, Regierungspräsidium Darmstadt, Germany
John Taylor, MHRA, UK
Analytical quality control Dr Ludwig Huber, Agilent Technologies, Germany
Dr Bernd Renger, Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
Microbiological quality control Mike Edgington, Edgington Associates, The Netherlands
Development Microbiology Colin Booth, Oxoid Limited, UK
Quality Assurance Dick Bonner, Associate Partner Concept Heidelberg
Regulatory Affairs Dr Boris Pimentel, DNP (DSM-Nutritional Products), Switzerland
Former Chairman Dr Peter Reichelt will stay in close contact with the organisation to support the activities further. On behalf of ECA, Daniel Scheidegger said: "We all thank Dr Peter Reichelt for his outstanding work that contributed significantly to the successful development of the organisation." He goes on by saying: "I am honoured being appointed as chairman and I am looking forward work with the team to continue the excellent work of Peter Reichelt in developing the ECA."

Go back

GMP Conferences by Topics