Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Supply Ch
United States of America
As Vice President of Operations and Vice President of API Operations at Hospira Inc., Mr. Knudten had overall global responsibility for the company's API business. He served as Global Head of Contract Manufacturing and Strategy for Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc. Mr. Knudten also held the position of Vice President of Manufacturing at CoDa Therapeutics Inc. From 1994 to 2007, he took on various research, product development, finance and operations roles at Amgen Inc.—supporting the development of numerous pipeline products and more than five eventual commercial products now being marketed by Amgen. Mr. Knudten holds a B.S. in biology and health from Concordia University, an M.S. in cell biology from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and an M.B.A. from the Anderson School at the University of California, Los Angeles.