Veranova Strengthens Senior Leadership Team with Appointment of Scott Lassonde as SVP, Chief Financial Officer

April 2, 2024

Scott LassondeWayne, PA – Veranova today announced the appointment of Scott Lassonde as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, signaling a significant milestone in the company’s growth and strategic direction.

Scott is a skilled finance and business executive, with over 14 years of experience as a Chief Financial Officer in private equity-backed manufacturing-based businesses. His impressive career includes tenure at General Electric in the Financial Management Program, followed by roles of increasing responsibility over twelve years. Prior to joining Veranova, he served as CFO at Lacerta Group, where he contributed to the company’s focus on sustainability in the packaging manufacturing industry.

At Veranova, Scott’s track record of success and strategic leadership will play a pivotal role in guiding the company towards further success and expansion within the pharmaceutical industry as a leading outsourcing partner.

“We are thrilled to welcome Scott to our team,” said Mike Riley, Chief Executive Officer of Veranova. “His dynamic leadership style and demonstrated track record of driving financial excellence make him an invaluable addition to our company. I am confident that Scott’s strategic insights will propel Veranova to new heights as a world-class CDMO.”

Veranova welcomes Scott and looks forward to working with him as the company continues to advance its global strategy and deliver excellence for its partners.


About Veranova

Veranova is a global leader in process development and the manufacturing of APIs, with a focus on specialty and complex products. Veranova is headquartered in Wayne, PA and has operations in North America and Europe. For more information, please visit


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