Lyra Myers, associate director and value creation agent at Roche, has been elected president of the Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies Association (DCAT). Also elected to serve as officers of DCAT are: George Svokos, senior vice-president, product and portfolio management at Teva Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., as senior vice-president; Folker Ruchatz, senior vice-president, contract manufacturing business, biopharmaceuticals at Boehringer Ingelheim as finance officer; and Milton Boyer, president at OSO BioPharmaceuticals Manufacturing, LLC as vice-president. All will serve one-year terms.
DCAT is a nonprofit business development association whose membership is comprised of companies that manufacture, distribute or provide services to the pharmaceutical, chemical, and related industries. The association provides services, programs and activities designed to support the business development objectives of its membership.