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Edil J.

Torres
** Mr. Torres is a Project Manager with more than 21 years total
experience.
** He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of
Tennessee.
** He is a recognized expert in Construction Management and
Construction Development, including contracting methods, contract
documents, scheduling, purchasing procedures, cost accounting,
engineering supervision, and design and document development.
** Leadership experience in facilities management, operational
engineering, technical engineering, and capital projects with an
organization of staff in the Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology industries
and managing the technical operations of large global engineering
firm.
** Proven expertise in the development and management of
specifications and guidelines to support the design, construction and
start-up and operation of complex facilities such as; cGMP
manufacturing facilities, laboratories (Biology, Chemistry, Process
Development, Quality, etc), utility plants, warehouse and distribution
centre, site infrastructure, administrative buildings, etc.;
** Excellent people skills featuring a demonstrated supervisory style that
fits within the pharmaceutical industry culture and values. Interpersonal
and facilitation skills necessary to forge consensus among competing
clients interests on critical and time-sensitive issues--important in
ensuring that projects are finished on time and on budget.
** Excellent communications skills, both oral and written, English and
Spanish, including executive presentation skills. Interpersonal and
facilitation skills necessary to forge consensus among competing client
interests while ensure that objectives are met.

During his professional career Mr. Torres has had the opportunity to
work for renowned companies such as CH2M HILL, URS and Chem
Source among others, engaging in diverse and complex projects in
Puerto Rico and overseas.

Related Credentials
** Directs the development, updates and ensures compliance with
specific program/project instructions that are consistent with
contract terms applicable regulations and firm policies and
procedures.
** Expertise in managing owner-oriented (owner technology)
disciplines in the pharmaceutical/Biotechnology capital projects
industry, either within a major pharmaceutical or Biotech firm
and/or within major process engineering firm serving that industry.
** Career focus included technical support for pharmaceutical
manufacturing, administration and laboratory projects. Knowledge
of industry trends (e.g., regulatory and compliance, technology,
human performance programs, sustainability, etc.)
** Strong firsthand knowledge of the inter-relationship between
process function and building function in pharmaceutical
manufacturing facilities and bio manufacturing facilities.
** Ability to interface with technical, scientific and management
internal user groups
** Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and conflicting priorities across a
broad range of facilities and engineering disciplines.
** Leads the development of negotiation strategies for project large
complex and team subcontracts and assists, where appropriate,
in the contract negotiations with subcontractors.
** Responsible to the Manager of Project Controls for assuring
appropriate project tracking systems are utilized on projects.
Supports and encourages, effective use of project controls on
projects/programs to maximize financial potential.
** Develop negotiation strategy and plans/leads, where appropriate,
contract negotiations with the client.
** Provides instruction/guidance and conducts training for
program/project managers team and staff on the projects financial
and procurement system, contract documentation requirements
and other company policies and procedures as appropriate.
Mr. Torres has a valuable combination of Pharmaceutical facility design
experience in a global engineering and consulting firms like CH2M HILL as well
as working directly for a major Pharmaceutical production plant as an
engineering manager.
CH2M HILL Selected Experience (2005- to present)
CH2M HILL is a global leader in full-service engineering, procurement,
construction and operations. With more than $6.4 billion in revenue and
25,000 employees in 40 countries worldwide. The firm has long been
recognized as an industry-leading program management, construction
management and design firm. Ranked # 1 by Engineering News-Record in
2008. For the last five year he has held the position of Project Manager for
EPCM projects.
Mr. Torres five years experience with CH2M HILL has included management
of complex project in solid dosage, parenterals, biologics, and facilities, he a
lso offer technical expertise and experience in project delivery, including full
y
integrated engineering, procurement, construction, and validation. Other area
of expertise includes concurrent commissioning and qualification
implementation and effective use of modular design. Here is some of the
selected project that he has managed as the Project Manager in charge.
PROCTER AND GAMBLE - CAYEY, PUERTO RICO
Mr. Torres served as Senior Construction Consultant responsible for major capita
l project contracting, procurement, and contract related risk management activit
ies. Contracting activities include prime contracting, subcontracting, purchasin
g/procurement of major equipment and negotiation. Risk management activities inc
luded serving as the coordinator of claims and litigations, project risk managem
ent assessment and planning. Develop prime contract flow downs to be use for sub
contracting under the prime contract. He led negotiating of contract terms and p
ricing issues.
BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB MANUFACTURING COMPANY - BARCELONTA PUERTO RICO
BMS DECONTAMINATION AND DEMOLITION PROJECT
As responsible Project Manager demonstrated exemplary capability in health and s
afety excellence, knowledge of demolition sequencing, cost estimating,
demolition material salvaging and recycling and seasoned project management skil
ls focused on attaining the project objectives by highly effective management of
the scope, schedule, and budget. The project consisted of decontamination and d
emolishing of the selected buildings, tanks, equipment and pipelines at BMS in a
safe, cost-effective and environmentally safe manner, while minimizing BMS
current or future risk.
LONZA BIOLOGICS - PORRINO, SPAIN BP2 MANUFACTURING FACILITY EXPANSION
PROJECT
Lonza, a Swiss company, is one of the world's largest contract manufacturers
serving the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry. It is one of the global
leaders in the production of active ingredients for the biotechnological market.
As the Construction Manager responsible for a 15 million Euros fast track expan
sion to an existing facility, the scope included engineering, pre-construction,
procurement, construction management, and commissioning. Construction took place
during commercial operation with no impact to ongoing operations.

SCHERING-PLOUGH LPO - LAS PIEDRAS, PUERTO RICO


SMALL SCALE MANUFACTURING FACILITY
As the Project Manager for a $17 million fast track expansion to an existing
facility, the scope included engineering, pre-construction, procurement,
construction management, and pre- commissioning. The project involved
renovation of an existing building. The work consisted of internal alterations
to an existing single level building and a building extension. Construction
took place during commercial operation and was on schedule and under
budget with no impact to ongoing operations.

AMGEN MANUFACTURING - JUNCOS, PUERTO RICO (MAY '03- OCT'04)


Manages the engineering group for a biopharmaceutical manufacturing and
development facility. Interacts extensively with internal clients and external
suppliers to ensure timely and cost effective project implementation.
Maintains compliance with regulations and internal policies for cGMP
manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals. Manages internal and contract
engineering personnel. He led engineering projects in manufacturing areas,
warehouses and laboratories. Expert Capital Project Team Leader for multi-discip
linary projects Leads activities associated with the planning, design, construct
ion, and implementation of new manufacturing systems including process facilitie
s and equipment in a cost effective, timely manner.
Identifies and implements productivity improvements through improved
coordination of personnel and resources. Maintains a continuing program to
improve the compliance position of the support area in Operations.

ABBOTT LABORATORIES - BARCELONETA, PUERTO RICO


He was the Project Manager responsible for an $18 MM E/P/CM/V
Erythromycin Oxime production facility at Abbott Fermentation Plant (AFP).

BAXTER HEALTH CARE - GUAYAMA, PUERTO RICO


As Project Manager for the Drum Storage Expansion & Warehouse
Modification project, his responsibilities included all phases of project from
design to turnkey.

MERCK SHARP & DOHME - BARCELONETA, PUERTO RICO


While assigned as Construction Manager at Merck Sharp & Dohme, Mr.
Torres was responsible for a fast-track EPCV $160 million retrofit work of
the existing bulk pharmaceutical facility.
Representative Clients
Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology
** Procter and Gamble
** Bristol Myers Squibb
** Lonza Biologics
** Schering-Plough
** Amgen
** Pfizer
** Abbot
** Baxter
** Merck Sharp & Dohme
** Chem Source
Chemicals
** Gulf Chemicals
** Amoco Oil company
Energy / Power
** Puerto Rico Power Authority
** Tennessee Valley Authority
Nuclear
** DC Cook Nuclear Power Station-Indiana
Michigan Power
** Pennsylvania Power and Light
** Westinghouse Savannah River Site (DOE)

CHEM SOURCE Selected Experience (2002-2004)


CHEM SOURCE CORPORATION - 2002 - 2004
Working directly for the Chem Source a pharmaceutical production plant Mr.
Torres served as the Engineering Manager. Chem Source acquired the facility
after been closed for several years. The structure, once a singe product
facility, was transformed into a multiproduct facility in less than 8 months. Th
e
plant produced 5 different products for contract manufacturing. Mr. Torres was
responsible for the overall project development which included Scoping,
feasibility Studies, Preliminary Design, Project Cost Estimate, Preparation of
capital cost estimates and financial analysis, Schedule and budget control,
develop cash flow forecast, develop and implement engineering and
construction contract. After increasing the production capacity of the plant the
facility was sold to another multinational pharmaceutical company for a
considerable profit.

URS (former Raytheon Engineers and Constructors)


Selected Experience (1989-2002)
URS Corporation is a leading provider of engineering, construction and
technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around
the world. The Company offers a full range of program management;
planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical
assistance; construction and construction management; operations and
maintenance. ENR's Top 150 Global Design Firm Ranked #3 in
Combined Design & Construction Management.
Mr. Torres started his career in Philadelphia at URS Head Quarters in
1989 after completing his Engineering degree. He started as an entry level
Mechanical Engineering working in projects for the Nuclear industries.
One year later he was involve in the Start Up team selected to start up a
nuclear production reactor at Savannah River Plant, a very sensitive
program for the US Department of defense. After that he move into the
Chemicals and Power industries, were he designed and built sophisticated
process plants to produce a broad range of hydrocarbons, heavy organic
and inorganic chemicals, organic intermediates, polymers, plastics, and
high-value specialty chemicals.
In 1994 URS relocate him to Puerto Rico to help biotechnology and
pharmaceutical client's design, construct and operate primary research
and drug-development laboratories, pilot-plants, and full-scale production
facilities. By 1998 he have developed as a well known project manager en
the industry with a proven track record of working safely, achieving
project schedules, cost savings and cost avoidance.

URS (former Raytheon Engineers and Constructors)


Selected Experience (1989-2002)
PFIZER PHARMACEUTICAL, INC. - BARCELONETA, PUERTO RICO
Construction Manager responsible for the planning, coordinating and
managing all aspect the construction and inspection work of main capital
projects ($10MM per year).
GULF CHEMICAL CORPORATION - PENUELAS, PUERTO RICO
He was the Construction Manager responsible for the installation of all piping
and equipment for a $50 MM refurbishment project of former Aerochem
Facilities
PUERTO RICO POWER AUTHORITY - PUERTO NUEVO, PUERTO RICO
Construction Manager-Responsible for the overall construction of a $5 MM
Waste Water Treatment Plant & Boiler Blow off Facility at San Juan Steam
Plant.
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION - EL YUNQUE, LUQUILLO, PUERTO RICO
As Construction Manager, Mr. Torres was responsible for several fast-track
refurbishments project for the F.A.A. at Luis Munoz Marin Airport.
TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY, CUMBERLAND FOSSIL PLANT - CUMBERLAND
CITY, TENNESSEE
Mechanical Superintendent-As part of the construction management team was
responsible for the supervision of 15 mechanical subcontractors on the largest
Scrubber Retrofit Project under taken to date in the US due to the passage of
1990 Clean Air Act. Serve as liaison with design engineering for piping,
mechanical and HVAC subcontract.
AMOCO OIL COMPANY - WHITING, INDIANA
Field Engineer-Responsible for the construction of a $46 MM Hydrogen Plant.
INDIANA MICHIGAN POWER, D.C. COOK NUCLEAR POWER PLANT - ST. JOSEPH,
MICHIGAN
Mr. Torres was the Construction Engineer responsible for the preparation of
detail installation packages.
PENNSYLVANIA POWER & LIGHT - ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA
Mechanical Engineer- Member of the design modification group for the
Susquehanna Nuclear Station.
WESTINGHOUSE SAVANNAH RIVER SITE - AIKEN, SOUTH CAROLINA
Start-up Engineer - Served as Start-up Engineer for the start-up and test of a
nuclear production reactor for the DOE (USA Department of Energy). DOE
Secret Clearance.
RAYTHEON ENGINEERS & CONSTRUCTORS, HOME OFFICE - PHILADELPHIA,
PENNSYLVANIA
He worked as Mechanical Engineer at the Home Office.