Johna L. Norton
Senior Vice President, Global Quality
Eli Lilly and Company
Johna Norton is senior vice president of global quality for Eli Lilly and Company.
Johna joined Lilly in 1990 as an analytical chemist and went on to hold positions in quality assurance and quality control, supporting manufacturing and process development at Lilly facilities and with Lilly external manufacturing partners. She has held roles at sites in Indianapolis and Clinton, Indiana, and also spent four years in Kinsale, Ireland, and more than two years in Puerto Rico.
Prior to taking her current role, Johna was vice president of quality for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) Puerto Rico, and product research and development. In this capacity, she was responsible for providing quality oversight and direction for Lilly’s API manufacturing network and the product research and development organization.
Johna holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Gannon University and a master’s degree in analytical chemistry from Miami University.