Vice President of Global Quality
United States of America
Jacques Zimmowitch is the Vice President of Global Quality. Prior to this, Zimmowitch was Vice President of Global Quality for Drug Product Operations for Americas and Asia and Global Computer System Operations for Eli Lilly and Company. In this capacity, he provided strategic direction and was responsible for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliance at the company’s Drug Product, Device and Distribution Operations in the Americas and Asia and for overall quality of the Lilly US Sales and Marketing affiliates. He also provided ultimate quality oversight for Consumer Product Quality Assurance (Complaints) programs globally and led the Parenteral Network Quality Steering Team, setting technical direction for quality and sterility assurance activities at these manufacturing sites. Zimmowitch was a member of Eli Lilly’s Manufacturing Policy Committee which is the governing body for Manufacturing and Supply Chain for Eli Lilly’s global manufacturing operations. Zimmowitch joined Lilly initially in 1991and held multiple assignments in France and in the US through 2007 covering: Technical Services/Manufacturing Science, Quality Control Laboratory, Global Supply Chain, Operational Manufacturing and both Manufacturing Sites Quality Assurance and Global Quality Assurance. For two years, he led the Quality and Regulatory organization of Becton Dickinson, Pharmaceutical Systems business unit, before he rejoined Lilly in October 2009. Zimmowitch was born and raised in France and holds a Master of Science (DEA Biology/Physiology) from France University of Paris and a Master of Business (Essec – France). Jacques represented Eli Lilly and Company and the Pharmaceutical Industry as a member of the PhRMA GQMC (Global Quality and Manufacturing Committee).