Mr. Jacks Lee is an industry executive with global strategic supply and manufacturing operations leadership experiences in biopharmaceutical, small molecule drug, and vaccines. He brings over 30 years of experience to G1’s Board of Directors, spanning across technical, operational, and strategic leadership roles in science-technology, engineering, quality, supply chain, and manufacturing. Mr. Lee currently serves as Senior Vice President – Manufacturing & Supply of Merck & Co., Inc., a global premier research-intensive biopharmaceutical health care company that delivers innovative health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, and animal health products.
Prior to his role at Merck & Co., Inc. Mr. Lee held various positions at Sanofi Aventis and its predecessor companies from 1989 through 2007, including most recently at Sanofi Pasteur, culminating in his tenure as Head of Biological Operations (2004 to 2007).
He has served on the Manufacturing Science & Operations Steering Committee of the Parenteral Drug Association, a nonprofit organization since 2017, and the Editorial Advisory Board of Life Science Leaders, a business journal for life science executives since 2019. Previously, Mr. Lee served on the Expert Committee of Biostatistics for United States Pharmacopeia, an independent, scientific nonprofit organization focused on building trust in the supply of safe, quality medicines.
Mr. Lee earned his Master of Science in Industrial Management from the University of Missouri and earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering at the University of Wisconsin.