Joshua L. Smiley

Joshua L. Smiley

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Eli Lilly and Company

Josh Smiley is a senior vice president and chief financial officer for Eli Lilly and Company.

Since joining Lilly in 1995, Josh has held positions across finance, sales and marketing, and Six Sigma. His experience includes leading U.S. sales and marketing efforts to payers such as managed care organizations, Medicaid, Medicare and public hospitals. In addition, he was a member of Lilly’s corporate Six Sigma initial deployment and leadership team. Josh was named vice president and chief financial officer for Lilly Research Laboratories in April 2007. In June 2011, he was promoted to senior vice president, finance, and expanded his responsibilities to become corporate controller, with responsibility for worldwide financial operations. Most recently, Josh served as senior vice president, finance, and treasurer until he was promoted to CFO in 2018.

Josh earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Harvard University in 1993. Prior to joining Lilly, Josh worked in investment banking and consulting.

Josh is a member of the board of trustees for Butler University and the board of directors for the Eskenazi Health Foundation.