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Biography PhotoSean M. Kirk
Senior Vice President, Manufacturing Operations and CDMO Business Unit Head

Mr. Kirk joined Emergent BioSolutions in 2003 and has served as senior vice president, manufacturing operations and contract manufacturing operations (CMO) business unit lead since April 2017. Prior to this position, Mr. Kirk has held various senior leadership roles including senior vice president, chief operations officer from November 2015 to March 2017, senior vice president of bioscience operations from February 2014 to November 2015 and senior vice president of biodefense vaccines and therapeutics development from March 2012 to February 2014. Mr. Kirk also served in multiple roles of increasing responsibility at Emergent’s Manufacturing Operation Site in Lansing, Michigan.

Before joining Emergent, Mr. Kirk worked at Merial, a multinational animal health company, serving in various positions from 1996 to 2001.

Mr. Kirk received both an M.B.A. and B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Georgia.