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Johannes Schoen

Johannes is responsible for Boehringer Ingelheim’s global anti-counterfeiting program covering aspects of response, monitor and prevention.

He joined BI in 2000 to head a QC laboratory for packaging materials and devices and a team performing validation and transfers of packaging processes. This was followed by assignments in BI’s global operations network and global supply chain including performance management and benchmarking. Since February 2012 he is in his current responsibility within BI’s Corporate Division Quality with a strong involvement in the global implementation of serialization.

Before that Johannes gained experience in the consumer good industry managing packaging development and machinery projects as well as operations including a Total Productive Maintenance program achieving the JIPM (Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance) TPM Award in 1998

He currently is a member of the DIN working group packaging, the EFPIA internet focus group and the Rx360 working group incident management.

Johannes holds a degree of mechanical engineering from the Technische Universität München, Germany. Since 2005 he is lecturing on packaging of pharmaceuticals within the degree program of Pharmaceutical Technology at the University of Applied Sciences, Bingen, Germany

Johannes Schoen from Boehringer Ingelheim shares best practices for preparing for the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) and his predictions for the next 5 years regarding the FMD and serialisation....Full Article »