A Changing Biopharmaceutical Landscape: How Operations Must Be Front and Center to Enable Business Success

  • Discussing the changing landscape for our industry, from pricing to innovation
  • How Operations leaders must prepare their organizations to succeed in this environment
  • Offering a framework for balancing the need to execute in the short-term with the imperative to invest in innovation for the future

Esteban Santos
EVP, Operations

Esteban Santos serves as executive vice president, Operations. Esteban is responsible for the Operations organization, which encompasses Manufacturing, Process Development, Quality, Engineering and Global Supply Chain.

Prior to this role, Santos was senior vice president, Manufacturing, responsible for operations at Amgen’s commercial manufacturing locations in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Ireland, the Netherlands and Singapore. He held various leadership roles, including vice president, Drug Product; vice president, Site Operations; vice president, Manufacturing; and vice president, Engineering. Santos joined Amgen in 2007 as executive director, Manufacturing Technologies.

Before joining Amgen, Santos was site general manager for the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Cordis operation in Puerto Rico. Prior to J&J, Santos held several management positions in General Electric’s industrial and transportation businesses in Puerto Rico, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.

Santos holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez, and a Master of Science in Management from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Hartford, Connecticut.