JoAnner has represented Novartis on the Rx-360 Board of Directors since May, 2017.
Jo Anne is currently employed by Novartis as the Head of QA for External Supply Operations for the Americas Region. In this role, Jo Anne is responsible for leading teams and collaborating with suppliers across the Americas to ensure that the medicines delivered to patients are of the highest quality standards.
Before joining Novartis in 2012, Jo Anne held roles of increasing responsibility at Merck, Schering Plough, and Reckitt Benckiser across a variety of technical operations functions. She has had the opportunity to lead teams in both manufacturing and quality operations within sites and global organizations.
Jo Anne holds a BS Chemical Engineering from Manhattan College and a MS Management from Stevens Institute of Technology. She lives in Wyckoff, NJ with her husband Jim, son Andrew, and daughter Emilia.