Thomas Otto assumed the position of Managing Director Technical Operations at Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co. KG in December 2002. Mr. Otto graduated from the Vocational School in Stuttgart with an engineering degree in packaging technology and print processing in 1990. He was then employed with Vetter Pharma-Fertigung GmbH & Co. KG where he worked first as a project engineer. From 1995 to 1999, he was manager of the department of Packaging Materials Development. From 2000 to 2002, he headed the department of Research & Development at Vetter.