Elanco: Marcela Kirberger is the new general counsel
Elanco Animal Health Incorporated named Marcela A. Kirberger (pictured) as general counsel and corporate secretary. She joins the Elanco’s Executive Committee on June 22, 2021.
Kirberger will have responsibility for all of Elanco’s legal functions. She joins the company with more than 20 years of corporate legal experience.
Most recently, Kirberger was general counsel and corporate secretary at the North American headquarters of Roche Diagnostics. Before Roche, she spent five years at German-based Leica Microsystems and Sandoz International in roles such as global general counsel, chief compliance officer, and global head of Legal for the Sandoz Biopharmaceuticals business unit. She also spent eight years in various U.S. and regional legal roles within different Novartis-owned companies. She began her career as a securities lawyer at Lowenstein Sandler in New Jersey, advising clients in securities class actions and shareholder litigation.
Kirberger has served as a board member of Indianapolis-based BioCrossroads for nearly two years alongside 20 public and private sector board members to facilitate investments in biotech start-ups, build growth companies, and promote education across technology and life sciences in Indiana.