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Fuad El-Hibri
Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors
Biography PhotoFuad El-Hibri
Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors


Mr. El-Hibri is the founder and executive chairman of the board of Emergent BioSolutions Inc. He served as Emergent’s chief executive officer since its inception in September 1998 until March 2012. His career in life sciences began in the early 90s with Porton Products, Ltd., a private biotechnology company in the U.K. Mr. El-Hibri organized and co-directed a management buyout of Porton and formed Speywood Holdings, Ltd., a recapitalized biopharmaceutical company with marketed biologics pr... 

Daniel J. Abdun-Nabi
President and Chief Executive Officer
Biography PhotoDaniel J. Abdun-Nabi
President and Chief Executive Officer


Mr. Abdun-Nabi has served as chief executive officer since April 2012, as president since March 2007, and as a board member since May 2009. He previously served as chief operating officer from  May 2007 through March 2012. Mr. Abdun-Nabi served as senior vice president corporate affairs and general counsel from December 2004 to April 2007, secretary from December 2004 to January 2008, and vice president and general counsel from May 2004 to December 2004. Prior to joining the company, Mr. ... 
A.B. Cruz III
Executive Vice President & General Counsel
Biography PhotoA.B. Cruz III
Executive Vice President & General Counsel


Mr. Cruz has served as executive vice president and general counsel, Legal Affairs division since December 2013. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Cruz, as a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy Reserve, served as the Deputy Director of Maritime Operations at U.S. Fleet Forces Command in Norfolk, VA from 2012 to 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Cruz served as chief legal officer and corporate secretary of Scripps Networks Interactive from 2008 to 2012, and executive vice president and general counsel of The... 

Adam R. Havey
Executive Vice President and President, Biodefense Division
Biography PhotoAdam R. Havey
Executive Vice President and President, Biodefense Division


Mr. Havey has served as executive vice president and president, Biodefense Division since December 2011, and as executive vice president Biodefense Division since March 2011. He previously served as president of Emergent Biodefense Operations Lansing from January 2009 to February 2011 and vice president of business operations from November 2007 to December 2008. Mr. Havey previously served as senior director manufacturing development from June 2006 to November 2007, as director, facilities, reso... 
W. James Jackson, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer
Biography PhotoW. James Jackson, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer


Dr. Jackson has served as senior vice president and chief scientific officer since February 2008. Dr. Jackson served as vice president technical support from June 2007 to February 2008 and vice president commercial development from April 2005 to June 2007. Prior to joining the company, Dr. Jackson served as president, Antex Biologics Research and Development Corporation from January 2004 to May 2005. Dr. Jackson served in various research and development positions at Antex Biologics Inc, a biote... 
Robert G. Kramer
Executive Vice President, Corporate Services Division, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
Biography PhotoRobert G. Kramer
Executive Vice President, Corporate Services Division, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer


Mr. Kramer has served as CFO since December 2012, and as executive vice president, corporate services division since September 2012. Mr. Kramer first joined Emergent in 1999 as its Chief Financial Officer. From 1999 until his retirement in 2010, he held various executive positions with the last being president of Emergent BioDefense Operations Lansing. Mr. Kramer returned to the company in 2011 as the interim head of the BioSciences Division, and then as interim executive vice president, corpora... 
Barry Labinger
Executive Vice President and President, Biosciences Division
Biography PhotoBarry Labinger
Executive Vice President and President, Biosciences Division


Mr. Labinger has served as executive vice president and president, Biosciences Division since August 2013. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Labinger served as executive vice president and chief commercial officer at Human Genome Sciences, Inc. from 2005 to 2012. He has held a number of executive positions, including global head of 3M Pharmaceuticals from 2002 to 2005, and senior vice president and general manager commercial operations, and vice president, Enbrel marketing, at Immunex Corp. f... 

Paula M. Lazarich
Senior Vice President Human Resources
Biography PhotoPaula M. Lazarich
Senior Vice President Human Resources


Ms. Lazarich has served as senior vice president human resources since March 2011. Ms. Lazarich served as vice president human resources from November 2005 to March 2011. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Lazarich served as vice president human resources for Cardinal Health from 1999 to 2005. Ms. Lazarich served as director human resources for The Mcgraw-Hill Companies from 1993 to 1999, for Datapro Information Services from 1993 to 1996, and for Freedom River, Inc d.b.a. Budget Rent a Car from ... 
Allen Shofe
Executive Vice President and President, Corporate Affairs Division
Biography PhotoAllen Shofe
Executive Vice President and President, Corporate Affairs Division


Mr. Shofe has served as executive vice president, Corporate Affairs Division since April 1, 2013.  Previously, he served as senior vice president corporate affairs since August 2010. Mr. Shofe served as senior vice president public affairs from January 2008 to August 2010, vice president public affairs from May 2007 to January 2008, and vice president government affairs from 2005 to 2007. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Shofe served as director, federal government affairs for Eli Lil...