Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

10578 Science Center Drive
Suite 125
San Diego, CA 92121
(858) 625 2424

5 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, NJ 07054
(973) 254 3560


Management Team

Pacira Management: John Pratt

John Pratt
San Diego General Manager

John Pratt joined Pacira as General Manager of its San Diego facility in January 2012. With nearly four decades of experience overseeing commercial manufacturing operations for leading pharmaceutical companies, he will manage all commercial operations, manufacturing and process development, and quality operations for Pacira. In this position, he will help support the execution of the company’s dynamic commercial strategy focused on bringing EXPAREL® to the market in the United States.

Mr. Pratt transitioned to Pacira Pharmaceuticals from Amylin Ohio LLC, a subsidiary of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, where he joined the team in 2006 as General Manager. In that role, Pratt managed a 305-person operations team while simultaneously directing the company’s commercial operations and leading the design, construction and FDA acceptance of a 550,000 square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing, inspection and packaging facility.

Prior to joining Amylin, Mr. Pratt spent 16 years with Novo Nordisk where he served as General Manager/Vice-President of Operations. Formerly, he served as Director of Quality Assurance for Organon Inc., Thompson Medical and Applied Analytical Industries, Inc. (now AAIPharma), and managed international quality control and quality assurance operations for Schering-Plough Corp.

Mr. Pratt received his B.S. in microbiology and chemistry from the University of Montana.