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Juan Andres
Chief Technical and Quality Officer

As Chief Technical and Quality officer, Juan Andres is responsible for Technical Development, product supply at pre-clinical, clinical and commercial stages and quality across Moderna globally (i.e. CMC); chemistry, manufacturing and controls

Mr. Andres was previously the Global Head of Technical Operations (Manufacturing and Supply Chain) for over 25,000 Novartis employees across all of its divisions. In this role, he had responsibility for all of Novartis’ manufacturing sites, and related support functions and technologies worldwide, overseeing small molecules drug substance and drug product, as well as biologics drug substance, drug product and technical development. Mr. Andres’ previous roles at Novartis included Group Novartis Quality Head, Global Head of Technical Research and Development, and Global Pharmaceutical Operations Head. Prior to Novartis, Mr. Andres worked at Eli Lilly & Co. for 18 years in a variety of manufacturing, production and quality roles in the United States, Puerto Rico, UK and Spain, most recently serving as Vice President, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing.

Mr. Andres holds a Master degree in Pharmacy from Alcala de Henares University in Madrid and completed an advanced development program at the London Business School.