Leadership Team

We hold ourselves to a high standard and we expect others to hold us to that same high standard. Central Pharma believe in operating openly, honestly and with the highest degree of ethics and integrity.

Dave Hodgson

Business Development Director
Dave has more than 25 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry, 12 years GMP and management experience. Dave is named on the MHRA MIA Licence as Responsible for Quality Control and Responsible Person for WDA activities.
Lynne McConnell

Director
Chief Operating Officer

Lynne is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt with over 25 years of experience within the production and manufacturing industry. She has more than 10 years experience working with pharmaceuticals within the life science sector.
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Steve Kemp

Chief Commercial Officer
Steve Kemp has over 20 years’ experience in pharmaceutical outsourcing, encompassing production, commercial, manufacturing and operations responsibilities. He has held senior commercial and board-level appointments with leading global corporations and is a former Chairman of the Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council Europe, a not for profit organisation promoting patient compliance through user-friendly packaging.
Cathy Keane

Operations Manager
Cathy has 25 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical and packaging industry. She has been working at Central Pharma since it was established in 2006. Cathy has been a vital part of the strategic implementation and development of Central Pharma.
Tara Benson

HR Manager
Tara is an associate member of the CIPD with over 8 years’ of experience within the production and manufacturing industry. Tara has been with Central Pharma since October 2014 and has welcomed the progression in 2016 to be a part of the senior leadership team.
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