John M. Abt
Chief Operating & Quality Officer, President of Cody Laboratories, Lannett Pharmaceuticals


Dissertation: The Impact of (Perceived) Necessity on Consumer Behavior

John M. Abt joined Lannett Company, Inc. as Vice President of Quality in 2015. He has over 30 years of pharmaceutical industry experience and currently serves as the corporate head of Operations and Quality at Lannett and President of Cody Laboratories, an active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturing business owned by Lannett.

Prior to joining Lannett, John served as vice president of global quality strategy at Teva Pharmaceuticals, where he oversaw the development and implementation of global quality strategic planning for over 70 plants worldwide. During his 15 year tenure at Teva he held positions of increasing responsibility including site general manager, VP US Operations and VP North America Quality Systems and Compliance. Prior to Teva, Dr. Abt worked at Alpharma and RP Scherer in various positions of increasing responsibility in R&D and Quality.

John earned a Doctorate of Business Administration from Temple University, a Master of Administrative Sciences degree in management from Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from Niagara University.