Dr. Manoj Menon is a technical leader with global experience in biopharmaceutical product development, commercial manufacturing, licensure, and launch. He provides oversight of AZs global commercial drug substance manufacturing network. Recently, he also played a leadership role in driving rapid product development, tech transfer, and commercial manufacture of AZs long-acting antibody (LAAB) products evaluated for prophylaxis/treatment of COVID-19.
Prior roles at AZ include Technical Director for commercial external supply network, global product technical lead for licensure and launch of Fasenra and for multiple late-phase clinical products in AZs pipeline. Prior to AZ, he was at Lonza Singapore, driving the successful start-up through commercial licensure of two large-scale biologics manufacturing facilities, and at Genzyme, Boston, MA, in various technical leadership roles.
Dr. Menon holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Delaware, and degrees in Biotechnology from Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.