Matt Hicks at CPhI Discover


CPhI Discover

Don’t miss our COO Matt Hicks at CPhI Discover! Matt will be participating on a panel titled The API Landscape – Reshoring, Trading & Sourcing Dynamics on May 20, 2021 at 9:00am EDT.

API manufacturing has always been about innovating to cater for shifting demand patterns, but the recent coronavirus pandemic has raised further questions about manufacturing hubs and consistency of supply. Are we on the brink of a major shift in API production?

Discussion points

  • The complexity of globally interconnected pharmaceutical supply chains
  • Market pressures to modernize API supply chains through digitization
  • The role of trading in the API supply chain
  • Offshore vs Onshore Manufacturing
  • Could reshoring represent an opportunity for boosting innovation and new manufacturing technologies to compete effectively and take a greener approach?


  • Moderator: Aurelio Arias – Engagement Manager – IQVIA
  • Brandon Boyd, Director of Life Sciences Strategy, Clarivate
  • Stefan Schmidinger, Partner, Markets & Business Development, Kemiex AG
  • Matt Hicks, Chief Operating Officer & Counsel, Federal Equipment Company

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Justin Kadis

Justin Kadis works in marketing and business development for Federal Equipment Company, a major supplier of used manufacturing equipment for a wide variety of industries. He graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a concentration in marketing.

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