Richard Kenley, Ph.D.,
Founder, PLADD Consulting
Richard is an expert consultant in Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) aspects of pharmaceutical and biotechnology products. Seasoned scientist, entrepreneur,
business executive and expert consultant with over 35 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
Dr Kenley founded Cabrillo Laboratories (a pharmaceutical services provider) in 1998 (subsequently sold to Magellan Laboratories and then to Cardinal Health).
At Cardinal Health, he was President of Pharmaceutical Sciences group. In 2008 he founded Advantar Laboratories (subsequently sold to Eurofins). Prior to
1998, Dr. Kenley was VP of product development for Amylin Pharmaceuticals and held senior leadership positions at Genetics Institute, Baxter Healthcare, Syntex,
and SRI International.
Dr. Kenley received his B.Sc. degree in Chemistry from the University of Illinois and his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California, San Diego. He is a
Fellow of the American Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences.