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RJ Palermo Appointed Industry Vice President for INTERPHEX Global


Assumes Strategic Leadership Role for the World’s Premier Biopharmaceutical and Pharmaceutical Technology Showcase

NEW YORK CITY, NY, August 12, 2014 – International Pharmaceutical Expo  (INTERPHEX), sponsored by Parenteral Drug Association (PDA), the leading annual industry event dedicated to showcasing pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical innovation, technology and knowledge, today announced the appointment of RJ Palermo as Industry Vice President. In this role, he will be responsible for all levels of event management and technical education.  In addition, he will continue to leverage his industry knowledge to foster strategic relationships with biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical industry leaders and associations to support industry initiatives.

“RJ is a proven leader with a passion for excellence and a deep understanding of our biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical industries,” said Ed Several, Senior Vice President, INTERPHEX Global. “Over the years, RJ has been a major contributor in building awareness, creating relevant technical educational programs and promoting success within the organization and, more important, INTERPHEX Global events.  I look forward to his continued contributions in helping to utilize INTERPHEX as a platform for this great industry to achieve its goals”.

“I am honored to assume the industry leadership role of the INTERPHEX Global portfolio and remain committed to the innovation and excellence of the biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical industries,” said Mr. Palermo. “Along with my team of professionals, I am confident that we will continue to deliver the same level of commitment and dedication to the industries that we serve.”

Mr. Palermo has more than twenty years of industry contributions and excellence in leadership within the biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical industries. Mr. Palermo is an active supporter and member of the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA).  He currently is a Trustee on the Health Science Industry Scholarship Fund dedicated to help drive the next generation of pharmaceutical technical professionals.  He has received certification from “Biotech Primer, Biotechnology for the Non-scientist”.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Central Connecticut State University and enhanced his critical management, leadership and sales performance skills by completing programs through HarvardManageMentor® and Dale Carnegie Professional Development.

INTERPHEX (International Pharmaceutical Expo), sponsored by PDA (Parenteral Drug Association) is the single source for complete biopharmaceutical manufacturing solutions to safely and cost effectively process all dosage forms for life-enhancing drugs. It brings over 12,000 global pharmaceutical and biotechnology professionals together with 600+ suppliers via 300,000sf of event space through a unique combination of exhibition, education, workshops, partnering opportunities, and networking events. INTERPHEX offers annual national and international industry events and educational opportunities around the world. For more information, visit and follow INTERPHEX on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter (@INTERPHEX.) IPX Blog continues the learning beyond the show floor and INTERPHEX Connector is the new twice-weekly email industry insight and news briefing.


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