With over 35 years of experience in manufacturing, operations and logistics related to the pharmaceutical business, Zezette McCoy currently serves as National Quality and Regulatory Manager at IMCD US, Pharma Division. In her current role, McCoy is responsible for the managing the quality programs related to warehousing, distribution and repacking services of excipients. She is also a regulatory liaison to IMCD valued customers and principals as well. She began her career at IMCD US LLC (aka Mutchler Inc) in 2007 as Operations Director leading the warehousing and distribution activities at their Puerto Rico site.
After graduating from the University of Puerto Rico with a bachelor of science, BS, degree in Biology, McCoy joined Schering Plough in Puerto Rico as a Parenterals Manufacturing Supervisor. While with Schering she advanced through various managerial positions in the operations arena including Sterile Operations, Cream and Ointments and Aerosols. During her 24-year career at Schering, McCoy also served as a Director within their logistic department while the company operated under a five-year consent decree.
McCoy is an active member of IPEC-Americas and a contributor to the 2017 revision of the IPEC Good Distribution Practice Guide for Pharmaceutical Excipients. She is also a member of both the Puerto Rico Manufacturing Association and Puerto Rico Pharmaceutical Industry Association.
Passionate about “doing things right, the first time”, McCoy enjoys coaching young professionals to help them advance in their career objectives.