Ken LaRiviere

Ken has over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry (predominately at Merck & Co.) as an Engineering, Facility, and Project Leader. He had a leadership role in the design, construction, and startup of the Biologics pilot plant (160K ft2) at Merck’s West Point facility.  The Greenfield facility was designed for flexibility to support different manufacturing platforms for clinical trial materials. After turnover, Ken assembled and led the engineering organization for the new facility.  He also led several major vaccine manufacturing expansion projects at the West Point site.


BChE, Villanova University, MBA, Rutgers University