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Moderna Acted Fast to Remove CFO After Hearing of Probe (1)

May 13, 2022, 9:00 PM

Moderna Inc. said it acted immediately to remove Jorge Gomez as chief financial officer earlier this week after it learned of an investigation related to the handling of incentives at his former company.

Moderna said Friday that it learned of the probe at Dentsply Sirona Inc., where Gomez had previously been CFO, only when the maker of dental instruments and systems publicly disclosed an internal investigation on Tuesday morning, the day after Gomez started at Moderna.

“Within one hour” of learning about the inquiry, Moderna Chief Executive Officer Stephane Bancel met with external and internal lawyers and board chair ...