Technical Services Manager Pharma Solutions
Florham Park, New Jersey
Norman Richardson is Technical Services Manager for Skin Delivery in the North America region at BASF Pharma Solutions.
Norman began his industrial career in 1988 at Unilever Research supporting brands such as Dove, Lever 2000, Vaseline Intensive Care lotions and other personal care products. He investigated the metabolism of ingredients on skin, epidermal hyperplasia, deposition of antimicrobials, hydration and biomechanics of the stratum corneum, cellulite fat metabolism and other topics.
In 2001 he joined Pfizer Consumer Healthcare and supported numerous NPD projects, supporting all topical product brands by managing medical device design control processes and providing technical solutions.
From 2006 to 2012 he worked for J&J Consumer and Personal Products Worldwide and lead development of topical brands with an emphasis on wound care (e.g. Band Aid Brand) as well as projects identifying new technologies for topical healthcare applications.
At BASF (2012-present) Norman managed the BASF Pharma Skin Delivery Lab at the Tarrytown NY Tech Center, led the development of the Skin Delivery Platform and generated data to support the derma excipients and expanded BASF’s presence in the derma formulating world.
Norman earned a BS in Biology from Montclair State University and MS Biology from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET