Gerald Bürkle is Director of Production at Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH in Ravensburg, Germany. He has been employed by Vetter since 2002. He currently is the site manager of Vetter’s latest production site where different production lines for aseptically prefilled injection systems are being implemented. Prior to this he worked for Fresenius Kabi, Germany - first being project engineer and then being production manager responsible for different production lines for infusion and irrigation solutions. Gerald Bürkle has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for the past 16 years. He holds a diploma degree in process engineering from the University of Karlsruhe and a diploma degree in industrial engineering and management from the University of Munich.