– Seasoned compliance manager Tracey Edwards comes on board to ensure Kallik meets exacting quality assurance metrics –
Tamworth, UK: March 16, 2015 – Labelling content management leader Kallik is delighted to announce the appointment of Tracey Edwards as its new dedicated quality assurance manager.
Tracey will be responsible for extending the British tech SME’s ISO9001:2008 internal quality management system (QMS) and TickIT plus compliance. As well as leading on-going drivers for compliance with national and international standards and legislation.The new role is also expected to involve close interfacing with external auditors plus ensuring the execution of corrective/preventative action and compliance with service level agreements.
Tracey brings a CV steeped in compliance professionalism to the newly-created position, having extensive experience on both sides of the auditing fence.
Her 25-year plus exposure to pharmaceutical regulations GLP, GCLP, GMP is a major asset for Kallik, including as it does over two decades at AstraZeneca encompassing 12 years of MHRA & FDA audit inspections, as well as a number of years as a global quality & compliance manager at with Johnson Controls (JCI) Integrated Lifescience.
Tracey sees her mission as applying her extensive industry knowledge to take Kallik’s entire quality management approach to a global leadership level.
“Kallik takes compliance very seriously, putting quality solutions and services at the heart of the business,” she said.
“Kallik’s passion for both its solution and customer service is infectious, so I’m looking forward to working closely with the team and will enjoy the challenge of working on all aspects of compliance.
Tracey adds that her ‘mantra’ is Ruskins’ statement that, ‘Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort’ – and that in her new role, “I know no-one at Kallik will disagree.”
Neil Gleghorn, Chief Executive Officer of Kallik added, “Tracey’s hugely impressive compliance and auditing experience and solid track record in regulatory campaigns at international manufacturing organisations, combined with our own commitment to quality, will meet our customers’ needs and without question help our business overall.”
Kallik is a global provider of software solutions that simplify complex artwork management, generation and approval challenges for regulated industries. Kallik’s systems help these organisations to reduce the risk of product recall, guarantee product and brand consistency, mitigate risk and reduce costs.
Based on technologies using a structured data-centric approach, Kallik’s solutions leverage and repurpose content to automatically generate artwork. This enables businesses to remove duplication, track content and rapidly change messaging to respond to new market and regulatory challenges.
Formed in 2001, Kallik’s founders and senior management team have a rich heritage in the packaging and labelling industry. The flagship AMS360™ Automated Artwork Management solution was devised based on this insider knowledge of the sector and today underpins the businesses of companies including Sealed Air, Estee Lauder, Coloplast, Integra, Mary Kay and Unilever.
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