Marie Casarella has more than 20 years of experience in Leadership Development and Operations Training. Marie has a passion for creating learning and development cultures and has trained globally in Asia Pacific, S. Africa, Europe and South America. She has led numerous teams and has been in the Pharma industry for more than 10 years. In her current role, Director, GMP Training, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Pharma Services Group, Clinical Trials Division, Marie leads the division’s Global GMP Training function. This is a newly created role that is focused on driving a global operations training strategy, enhancing employees knowledge of GMPs, global regulations and driving a quality culture to enable the business to deliver safe products to customers worldwide.
Previously, Marie was the Director of Learning & Development for the Bio Pharma Services Division where she developed leaders. Prior to Thermo Fisher Scientific, Marie worked for B. Braun Medical and built the B. Braun University. Marie was also the Principle owner of Casarella Consulting with a focus on driving peak performance and coaching. Marie earned a Masters Degree from Clemson University in Industrial Education and Adult Learning Theory, and a BBS from Denver University. Marie has held numerous adjunct faculty positions and board positions including the Vice President of Marketing for the Eastern PA Chapter of the Associate for Talent Development.