Matt Maher has been appointed Site Lead at MSD Brinny, Co. Cork, it was announced today. MSD’s Brinny site is one of the region’s largest employers, currently employing over 900 people. The site has been a vibrant part of the Innishannon community and pharmaceutical sector in Cork for over 35 years and specialises in the development and commercial supply of biotech products as well as innovative vaccines development and testing of immuno-oncology products.
With 17 years’ experience with MSD, Matt has held a wide range of roles at MSD Brinny including Technical Operations, Validation, Process and Analytical Development, Manufacturing Operations and end to end commercialization activities. Most recently Matt has led the Technical Operations Department, playing an active role in the site leadership team.
Matt holds a M.Sc. in Microbiology from University College Cork and has also completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Process and Chemical Engineering from UCC. He is also a certified Black Belt in lean Six Sigma.
MSD Brinny is one of six MSD sites in Ireland. One of Ireland’s leading healthcare companies, MSD Ireland has been in operation for over 50 years, and currently employs approximately 2,700 employees across six sites in Carlow, Cork, Dublin, Meath and Tipperary. In addition, the company operates substantial Human Health and Animal Businesses. Further information about the company can be found at www.msd.ie.