Senior Vice President &
General Manager, Kankakee Plant
Wally Casey is responsible for manufacturing operations at the Kankakee, Illinois facility. In this role, he oversees all functional management areas to ensure the company business objectives are attained. He is also responsible for formulating strategic plans and directing their implementation.
Wally Casey has worked in the CSL Behring Kankakee manufacturing facility for over 19 years. He began his career in 1988 as a supervisor in Coagulation Manufacturing with Armour Pharmaceutical, a predecessor company of CSL Behring. He held positions of increasing responsibility within manufacturing including Supervisor, Process Manager, Manager, Associate Director and Director. As part of his cross-functional development, he also held positions in Research and Development, Purchasing, and most recently in Engineering, where he served as Senior Director from 2002 to 2007. In this role, he successfully led a team to incorporate the CSL ISCOMATRIX® adjuvant into the Kankakee site. Additionally, he spearheaded the initiative to bring the Influenza Virus Vaccine filling project to Kankakee.
Mr. Casey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of Illinois.
He has completed advanced management training programs at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania; IESE Business School of the University of Navarra, Barcelona, Spain; Ashridge Business School, Berkhamsted, United Kingdom; and Mt. Eliza, Melbourne Business School, Australia.
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