Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are pleased to announce that Lori A. Fix, Ph.D., DABT® has joined our firms as Senior Scientist. Dr. Fix will offer her extensive corporate and academic experience to clients in the areas of safety and regulatory affairs (U.S. and international), toxicology, product safety, scientific policy development, animal/clinical testing, risk assessment, risk management, risk communication, adverse event management, and product development.
Over the course of her stellar career, Dr. Fix has developed and executed risk assessment, safety assurance, and regulatory compliance efforts at the highest levels of some of the world’s largest agricultural, food, and consumer goods companies. As a proven scientific manager, strategic planner, and project leader, Dr. Fix has secured successful and persistent outcomes for products and companies engaged with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), and regulations and codes, including the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA), California’s Proposition 65, the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) (now the Personal Care Products Council) Consumer Commitment Code (2006), ASEAN Cosmetic Directive (2007), and the European Union (EU) Cosmetic Directive.
Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of B&C and President of Acta, noted, “Lori’s extraordinarily diverse skill set and range of expertise perfectly complement our practices and will add significant value to our scientific and regulatory counseling, advocacy, and legal offerings.”
Prior to joining B&C, Dr. Fix guided safety assurance and regulatory compliance for globally dominant brands, including as Associate Manager Global Consumer Safety Assurance for Reckitt Benckiser; Global Head of Product Safety and Head of North American Regulatory Affairs at Upfield; Head of Regulatory Affairs, Food, North America, at Unilever; and Toxicologist and Product Safety Specialist at Bayer Crop Science.
In addition to her corporate leadership positions, Dr. Fix’s global leadership roles in the field of safety assurance include serving as Chair of the Chemical Management Committee of the former Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) (now the Consumer Brands Association), past Chair of the Society of Toxicology Placement Committee, a representative on the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) Life Sciences Committee for Food and Chemical Safety, and a participant in the award-winning joint City of Dallas/EPA Brownfields Pilot Program to facilitate economic reentry of previously contaminated urban sites. Dr. Fix earned a Ph.D. in Toxicology from North Carolina State University and an MS in Entomology from Texas A&M.
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