Eli Lilly appoints Melissa Barnes as chief ethics and compliance officer

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Eli Lilly appoints Melissa Barnes as chief ethics and compliance officer

Eli Lilly ($LLY) named Melissa Barnes chief ethics and compliance officer and senior vice president of enterprise risk management. Barnes will replace Anne Nobles, who will retire at the end of the year. Barnes will start in her new role Jan. 1. She is now responsible for litigation, compliance and specialty legal areas, including regulatory and human resources. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Barnes joined the company in 1994 and has served in a number of legal and business positions at Lilly. "Melissa's legal background and extensive experience at Lilly make her the right person to assume this important role within our company," John Lechleiter, chairman, president and CEO, said. "Lilly is committed to conducting our business with the highest level of integrity and in full compliance with the laws and regulations that govern our operations. Having someone with Melissa's qualifications lead our ethics and compliance organization is evidence of this commitment." Release


Melissa Barnes--Eli Lilly

Barnes will serve as chief ethics and compliance officer.



Eric Smart--Coldstream Laboratories
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Daniel Lynch--Nimbus Discovery
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