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Metrics Contract Services Appoints Manager of Pharmaceutical Development

May 15, 2019, Greenville, N.C. – Metrics Contract Services, the contract pharmaceutical development and manufacturing division of Mayne Pharma, welcomes Troy Stox as manager of pharmaceutical development.

Stox will direct a team of formulation scientists who develop oral solid-dose formulations for Phase I through Phase III clinical trials, and then scale up and support the validation and commercialization of those products. Additionally, he will focus on day-to-day “right first time” initiatives and time management of schedules and staff.

“Troy has an extensive background in process optimization and operations as well as project management. His diverse skill sets will enhance our product development expertise as well as increase productivity by ensuring the efficient management of resources,” said Brad Gold, Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development for Metrics Contract Services. “He will be an effective and strategic leader who will help manage a broad spectrum of vital projects.

Stox will also provide planning and budgeting for operations within the pharmaceutical development department as well as hire, train and manage the pharmaceutical development staff.

“I’m excited to join the Metrics Contract Services’ pharmaceutical development department and work with a talented team of scientists and specialists. We have many important projects in our pipeline and we expect that many will be significant contributors to our growth in the near future,” said Stox.

Over 15 years of Stox’s 25-year industry experience has been in oral solid dose manufacturing. He most recently worked in quality control management at DSM Dyneema. He began his career in 1988 at Burroughs Wellcome as a co-op in the company’s quality control labs before becoming production supervisor there and eventually at DSM Pharmaceuticals. Stox advanced to Senior Supervisor and Project Manager for Solid Oral Dosage forms and department SME. Stox holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from East Carolina University.

About Metrics Contract Services

Metrics Contract Services is a full-service pharmaceutical development and manufacturing organization serving clients worldwide delivering proven scientific and operational excellence for oral dosage forms.

Metrics’ areas of expertise include quality pharmaceutical formulation development; first-time-in-man formulations; Phase I-III clinical trial materials manufacturing; and analytical method development and validation services leading to commercial scale manufacturing.

Technical capabilities include highly potent, cytotoxic and unstable compounds; Schedule II-V controlled substances; and products with poor bioequivalence, for which we offer an impressive proprietary portfolio of advanced delivery methods. Located in Greenville, N.C., Metrics is a proud member of Mayne Pharma. Learn more at

About Mayne Pharma

Mayne Pharma is a specialty pharmaceutical company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: MYX) focused on the application of drug delivery expertise to commercialize branded and generic pharmaceuticals, providing patients with access to better and more affordable medicines.

Mayne Pharma has a 30-year track record of innovation and success in developing new oral drug delivery systems, and these technologies have been successfully commercialized in numerous products that have been marketed around the world. Mayne Pharma has two drug development and manufacturing facilities based in Salisbury, Australia and Greenville, USA, with expertise in the formulation of complex oral and topical dose forms including potent compounds, modified-release products and inherently unstable compounds. For further information, visit