SK pharmteco announces General Manager to SK biotek Ireland

Written by: Nola Cadman
Published on: 13 Aug 2020

SK pharmteco Inc. is pleased to announce that Joyce Fitzharris has been appointed General Manager, SK biotek Ireland.   Joyce has been leading Operations in Swords, Dublin, on an interim basis since December 2019.  

“Joyce has led our Swords Campus through transition and integration into the successful business entity it is today.  She is highly respected by all who work for and with her.  I have no doubt SK’s Swords Campus will continue to flourish under Joyce’s leadership, and I am delighted to welcome Joyce formally to the SK pharmteco Executive Management Team”, said Dr. Aslam Malik, CEO of SK pharmteco, the parent company of SK biotek Ireland.

“I am delighted to be a part of the growing SK Pharmteco Global CDMO and know our Swords Campus will continue to play a key leadership role. Our Team is excited to play our part in the manufacture of critical APIs for our customers and their patients worldwide” shares Ms. Fitzharris.
Joyce has worked within the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) business for close to 30 years. She held multiple technical and Quality management positions with increasing levels of responsibility with Bristol Meyers Squibb (BMS) and managed Operational Excellence across several affiliated API sites while with BMS and later at SK biotek Ireland.
Joyce holds a B.Sc. Analytical Science and a M.Sc. Emergency Management from Dublin City University, and a M.Sc. Environmental Protection from Sligo Regional Technical College, Ireland.