Adhesives Research Inc. Announces Two Personnel Changes

Glen Rock, Pa.-based Adhesives Research Inc. has announced two promotions within its quality and compliance department.

Mary Gallagher has been named the company's new global vice president of quality and compliance. In this position, she has responsibility for managing the overall quality systems activities and compliance programs at the company's manufacturing locations in Glen Rock and Limerick, Ireland. This includes management of the quality control/quality engineering, quality assurance and environmental health and safety functional areas, as well as supplier quality and regulatory affairs.

Gallagher joined the company in 1998 as the quality and regulatory affairs manager for Adhesives Research Ireland Ltd., where she was instrumental in executing all validation and quality system certifications for the opening of the Limerick manufacturing facility. Prior to coming to Adhesives Research, she held several senior quality management positions in medical device manufacturing and contract product design. Gallagher has a bachelor's degree in science from University College Galway in Ireland.

Gregory Young has been promoted to director of quality and compliance for the company's facility at its corporate headquarters in Glen Rock. He is responsible for the management of the quality systems and compliance programs at this location and reports directly to Gallagher. Young has been with Adhesives Research since 1997, most recently as the medical/pharmaceutical operations manager, where he was responsible for the manufacturing of all medical and pharmaceutical products, as well as medical and pharmaceutical process engineering and warehousing/material handling.

Prior to joining Adhesives Research, he held several positions in process and project engineering in the medical and pharmaceutical industries. Young has a master's degree in biomedical engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry from Skidmore College.

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