Kinn Chan de Velarde has been hired as regulatory affairs project manager for the scientific affairs team at Perrigo in Allegan.
Chan de Velarde is responsible managing from-beginning-to-end new and current over-the-counter regulatory files with the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) in order to expedite getting Perrigo products to market.
Chan de Velarde brings to Perrigo 19 years of related experience. Eight were in an academic lab setting conducting various kinds of research. She spent the other 11 years working in the pharmaceutical industry in drug study, microbiology, project management and regulatory affairs roles.
Chan de Velarde earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and a Master of Science degree in Microbiology, both from the University of Michigan. She also holds a Master of Business Administration in Strategic Marketing, International Business and Economics from the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business.
Chan de Velarde is from East Lansing, Mich., and currently resides in Kalamazoo, Mich.