- Costa Mesa CA
For more than 25 years, Medhat Gorgy has served as the president and CEO of PYRAMID Laboratories, Inc., and has led the development of both the company’s products and the company as an organization. Focused on the injectable drug market, PYRAMID Laboratories provides a variety of pharmaceutical services, ranging from aseptic filling to drug lyophilization. Responsible for all product-related and administrative functions, Medhat Gorgy also assesses protocol and operations as related to good laboratory practices (GLP) and good manufacturing processes (GMP). He collaborates closely with all of the company’s departments and is actively involved in building relationships with clients.
A native of Egypt, Medhat Gorgy studied biochemistry at the University of Alexandria School of Science. He emigrated to the United States in 1981 to pursue religious freedom, and by 1988 he had founded PYRAMID Laboratories. Since then, he has led the company's growth in all areas of drug development, storage, and distribution, as well as quality control. Recognized as the U.S. Small Business Administration's Small Business Person of the Year for 2009, Medhat Gorgy shares his expertise as a mentor both to his own employees and to owners of developing companies.