Catalent, Inc., the leader in enabling the development and supply of better treatments for patients worldwide, today announced the appointment of Joseph A. Ferraro as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Secretary. Mr. Ferraro will be responsible for managing Catalent’s global legal and compliance operations. He will be based at the company’s headquarters in Somerset, New Jersey, head up the company’s Legal Leadership Team, and serve on its Executive Leadership Team, reporting directly to Catalent’s Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Steven Fasman.

Mr. Ferraro has extensive experience in similar senior roles at public companies, and most recently served as Chief Legal Officer and Secretary for Innovate Corp. (NYSE: VATE). At Innovate, he managed global legal and compliance operations for a publicly traded, diversified holding company with a complex portfolio of subsidiaries engaged in life sciences, infrastructure, broadcasting, insurance, marine services, energy, telecommunications, and other businesses, including domestic and cross-border M&A deals aggregating several billion dollars, corporate finance and capital markets transactions, SEC filings, governmental affairs and regulatory and legal compliance, corporate governance, and litigation and risk management.

Prior to Innovate, Mr. Ferraro served as General Counsel and Deputy Chief Compliance Officer at Prospect Capital, where his work included advising a multi-billion-dollar business development company (Nasdaq: PSEC) and other Prospect-related entities on complex regulatory and compliance issues, and providing Congressional testimony in support of BDC modernization legislation. Mr. Ferraro spent his early career at two leading law firms, Sullivan & Cromwell and Boies, Schiller & Flexner, where he focused on corporate and securities law.

Mr. Ferraro holds a Juris Doctor degree with honors from The Law School at the University of Chicago, where he was a managing editor of The University of Chicago Law Review, and a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in public and international affairs from Princeton University. He is NACD Directorship Certified®.

Commenting on his appointment, Steven Fasman said, “Joe has extensive experience as a chief legal officer at public companies, which will be important as Catalent continues to grow in the highly regulated environments in which it operates. The entire executive leadership and I look forward to working with Joe.”

Source: Catalent

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