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Karen Netherton

Vice President, Quality

Karen Netherton

Karen Netherton joined Seqirus in 2015 from Novartis, where she held the role of Head of Quality at the Liverpool influenza vaccine manufacturing facility. In 2018, Karen was appointed Global Head of Quality Assurance, a role spanning all Seqirus sites and Contract Manufacturing Organisations. In this role she was responsible for overall quality, batch release and sterility assurance. During 2019, Karen undertook an international assignment to lead Seqirus’ cell-based manufacturing facility in North Carolina as Executive Director of Manufacturing. In July 2021 Karen was appointed Vice President of Quality, joining the Seqirus Leadership Team.

Karen has over 40 years’ global experience in the pharmaceutical and vaccines industry. She holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science and a Master’s in Business from Liverpool John Moores University. 

SEQ/CORP/1019/0027 October 2019