Tom Michaels is a senior executive with 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries specializing in drug delivery and devices. He is regarded as one of the industry's leading experts in the development, manufacturing and processing of sterile drug packaging and administration systems. He currently serves, via the Wilmington, N.C.-based Tri-Meridien Partners, as a consultant to global drug and device clients advising on strategic packaging issues.
Since January 2009 he also has been a partner at Highland Pharma Devices, which designs and develops specialized systems for the packaging and delivery of parenteral drugs. The company is engaged in developing products that enable high-speed filling and assembly for vaccines and generic injectables.
A former vice president for worldwide sales and marketing with Becton-Dickinson & Co., his most recent corporate assignments have been as CEO for privately held portfolio companies where he led successful restructurings and turnarounds for companies with annual revenues in the $100 million to $200 million range.
Michaels also has worked as a general manager for Owens-Illinois Inc. in
Michaels has a bachelor's degree in biology from