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Medicines Australia welcomes appointment of Dr John Skerritt as TGA National Manager

Friday, 4 May 2012

Media Release

Medicines Australia chief executive Dr Brendan Shaw today welcomed the appointment of Dr John Skerritt as the new National Manager of the Therapeutic Goods Administration.

Dr Shaw said Medicines Australia looks forward to working with Dr Skerritt on a range of regulatory issues.

“Medicines Australia has established a productive relationship with the TGA and we are committed to continuing as a key partner in the implementation of the TGA reform agenda,” Dr Shaw said.

“Dr Skerritt is an extremely experienced and well regarded scientist who is well placed to lead the TGA’s ambitious and important program of business process reforms that are underway.

“There is still much important work to be undertaken, particularly with regard to the Blueprint for reform and the Australia New Zealand Therapeutic Products Agency.

“I look forward to engaging constructively with Dr Skerritt on these and other issues.”

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Contact Person:

Jamie Nicholson
Media Communications Manager
Phone: 0419 220 293
Email:
Jamie.Nicholson@medicinesaustralia.com.au

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