Juan Andres, Moderna president, strategic partnerships and enterprise expansion

Ready for re­tire­ment, Juan An­dres is wav­ing good­bye to Mod­er­na in May

One of Mod­er­na’s tal­ents be­hind its rapid man­u­fac­tur­ing ramp-up dur­ing the Covid-19 pan­dem­ic will re­tire.

Juan An­dres, the com­pa­ny’s pres­i­dent of strate­gic part­ner­ships and en­ter­prise ex­pan­sion, will de­part Mod­er­na in May, CEO Stéphane Ban­cel said dur­ing the com­pa­ny’s fourth-quar­ter earn­ings call Thurs­day.

An­dres joined the biotech in 2017, ini­tial­ly head­ing up Mod­er­na’s man­u­fac­tur­ing op­er­a­tions be­fore be­com­ing chief tech­ni­cal op­er­a­tions and qual­i­ty of­fi­cer in 2020. Ban­cel said An­dres did a “his­toric job” with his team in 2020 and 2021 to scale Mod­er­na’s vac­cine man­u­fac­tur­ing dur­ing a pan­dem­ic.

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Alexandria Real Estate Equities

San Francisco, CA, USA