Catalent, a pharmaceuticals manufacturer and consumer health products company, announced the appointment of Joseph Ferraro as senior vice president, general counsel, chief compliance officer, and secretary.

Ferraro will be responsible for managing Catalent’s global legal and compliance operations. He will head the company’s legal leadership team and serve on its executive leadership team, reporting directly to Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Steven Fasman.

He most recently served as chief legal officer and secretary for Innovate Corp., where he managed global legal and compliance operations.

Prior to Innovate, Ferraro served as general counsel and deputy chief compliance officer at Prospect Capital and spent his early career at law firms Sullivan & Cromwell and Boies Schiller Flexner, where he focused on corporate and securities law.