Ronald Forster PhD Amgen Inc.

Ronald Forster PhD

Ronald Forster PhD Amgen Inc. Executive Director

Dr. Forster is the Executive Director, Head of Combination Product Operations, Manufacturing Sciences and Technologies, Amgen Inc. Responsible for Process Engineering and Technology transfers, all physical methods, Container Science and Engineering, Secondary Packaging and site-based process development for combination products/final products. Prior to this role, Ron held many diverse roles including Head of Advanced Devices (which identified Enbrel MiniDoser and Neulasta OBI device), Prior to joining Amgen, Ron was with Merck Inc. where he was Senior Principal Engineer leading a group that implement Quality by Design for primary packaging systems from early clinical development through commercial supply chain systems. He was a key leader in advancing the Merck Commercialization process and served as a global manufacturing lead on a key product franchise board. During his tenure at Merck, he also served as an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers University in Biomedical Engineering and Ceramic Engineering teaching Packaging for Engineers. Ron has an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. from Rutgers University in Chemical Engineering, Ceramic Engineering, and Mechanics and Materials Science.