Gerry Cox, M.S., CPA - COO

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 Gerry Cox, M.S., CPA

Gerry Cox, M.S., CPA, founder and COO of Velesco Pharmaceutical Services

Gerry Cox is a founder and the chief operating officer of Velesco Pharmaceutical Services.  He worked for Pfizer for 18 years in Corporate and Research & Development global and site roles. He is an accomplished finance and operations professional with expertise in strategic decision-making, financial planning and analysis, cost management, tax compliance, financial controls and process management/improvement.  He has extensive experience in managing change related to mergers, acquisitions and internal restructuring. 


Gerry most recently was the head of finance for Pfizer's Michigan R&D operations.  He earned a B.A. in Economics from the College of the Holy Cross and his Masters in Accounting from Northeastern University. In addition, Gerry is a certified public accountant.

News and Events


New Velesco Pharma clinical manufacturing facility begins operations. Read the press release here.

Lisa Crandall, MS, and Peter Angus, PhD, spoke with Pharmaceutical Technology about the best practices in stability testing.  Read the interview here.


                                                                              Velesco has expanded our analytical facilities in a new Wixom, Michigan location with the help of the Bank of Ann Arbor Technology Industry Group.                          Read the press release here.


CEO Dave Barnes has been published in a new Pharmoutsourcing article on Clinical Trial Materials and Manufacturing


2 new job postings! Careers 


Velesco's work published 

  Formulation Development & Manufacturing:

Using a Single Provider Reduces Costs & Risk

Read it here.


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