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Maria Virginia Poli


Maria Virginia Poli joined Catalent in July 2012 as Senior Legal Counsel to give support to the Softgel business unit in Latin America. In March, 2014 she was promoted to Assistant General Counsel and she remained as the legal lead for the Softgel business unit in the Latin America region. Lastly, in October 2016 Virginia was promoted to Associate General Counsel and relocated with her family from Buenos Aires to New Jersey in order to assume a broader role as Associate General Counsel for the BSDD Business Unit. Virginia is a member of the Legal & Compliance Department, providing direct support to the General Counsel and to the Company’s BSDD business unit, as well as providing support as needed to other attorneys on a wide variety of matters. Virginia is the senior legal resource for the BSDD business unit and a member of its Leadership Team, providing advice on, and assistance in negotiating and documenting, all commercial relationships, as well as mergers and acquisition matters and all other matters relating to the success of the business unit. Her responsibilities include legal advice and support, as needed, on such topics as business disputes, personnel matters, and real estate issues, as well as legal training for the business unit’s business development team. Prior to joining Catalent, Virginia held legal roles at Bayer in Argentina, where she worked for nearly 6 years. Prior to Bayer, Virginia worked for two top law firms located in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Virginia holds a degree in Law (with Honors) from Buenos Aires University. She speaks fluently Spanish, English & Portuguese.