Revolutionizing The Manufacturing Landscape to Optimize Patient Outcomes

  • How the pandemic has impacted innovation, technology, people and our ways of working and thinking
  • How is Amgen transforming biomanufacturing for a faster, more data-savvy future and strengthening the balance of resiliency and efficiency
  • Addressing unmet patient needs and establishing new markets through connected technology and other manufacturing innovations (smart materials, process automation and more)
  • Why building integrated, collaborative, agile, high performance teams are at the heart of revolutionary manufacturing
  • Amgen Ecovation™ – creating value through innovative and sustainable manufacturing operations

Arleen Paulino
SVP Global Manufacturing


Arleen Paulino, senior vice president, Manufacturing, leads Amgen’s commercial manufacturing organization where she is responsible for all internal and external manufacturing operations and strategic supplier relationships to deliver reliable supply for patients across the globe. Prior to this role, Paulino served as vice president, Site Operations at Amgen Singapore Manufacturing from 2016 to 2018, where she led the team to the successful licensure of Amgen’s first Next-Generation Biomanufacturing plant.

Paulino joined Amgen in 2002 and over the years has held various positions with increasing responsibility in Process Engineering and Process Development. She was also the head of Clinical Operations and Development Supply Chain, where she was responsible for the end-to-end supply chain for the manufacture and delivery of clinical product to support Amgen’s global clinical trials.

She began her career in Operations at Genentech and later joined Immunex, where she held a variety of roles overseeing development and scale-up operations, contract manufacturing, technology transfer, and plant management.

In her career Paulino has developed extensive experience in operations and end to end value chain management. She has focused heavily on applied process engineering and technology advancement and has advanced CMC commercialization of numerous biologics and complex small molecules. She has a proven ability to develop and sustain organizations that deliver results.

Paulino has been a champion for change and innovation, an avid supporter in advancing science causes, and an advocate for empowering women in the STEM field. Her passion is to create cultures where diversity brings strength, inclusion is celebrated, and everyone feels a sense of belonging. She contributes actively to the community and sits on various committees including serving on the Board of Directors of Senior Concerns. She previously was on the Board of Directors for the Pacific Science Center. Paulino was presented the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) Rising Stars Award for Amgen in 2015.

Paulino holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Marquette University.