Bloomberg Law
March 8, 2021, 3:15 PMUpdated: March 8, 2021, 7:10 PM

Moderna Finds Legal Chief in Novartis’ Departing Top Lawyer (1)

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

Moderna Inc. announced Monday its hire of outgoing Novartis AG chief legal officer Shannon Thyme Klinger, who will take over leadership of the coronavirus vaccine maker’s legal group starting June 1.

“Shannon’s deep global experience in the pharmaceutical industry in both the general counsel and ethics and compliance roles are critical to Moderna as we pivot to a broad international and commercial footprint,” Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel said in a statement announcing Klinger’s hire.

Klinger, who will report directly to Bancel, will also serve as Moderna’s corporate secretary and as a member of its executive committee.

In a statement of ...

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