Kevin McLean SGD Pharma

Kevin McLean

Kevin McLean SGD Pharma Quality and Technical Director - Americas

Kevin McLean is Quality & Technical Director - Americas, at SGD Pharma Packaging, a supplier of glass parenteral packaging with manufacturing in France, Germany, India and China. Kevin is the company’s lead for quality, technical and regulatory issues in North, Central and South America. He is a Chemical Engineering graduate from Penn State University. Kevin joined the PDA 17 years ago shortly after joining SGD Pharma. He has served on the annual meeting exhibitor committee, a visible particles task force, and most recently led a task force sub-group updating PDA Technical Report 43, ~ Glass Container Non-Conformities (rev 2023). He served on the USP Expert Panel recommending updates to the USP ~Glass Packaging chapters 660 and 1660. Other industry affiliations include the ISPE, AAPS and ASQ. Before SGD Pharma, Kevin spent 20+ years at Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics in roles including application engineering, product management and manufacturing management of fluoropolymer and silicone-based product lines. There he gained valuable experience in the Medical Device and Life Sciences sectors, which he brought to his current responsibilities with glass packaging for regulated bio/pharmaceutical products. Inside his company, he is a committed advocate of pharma-culture on SGD Pharma’s global Quality Managers Circle and Sustainability Committee.