Lori KaganExecutive Director, North American Compliance at Kyowa Kirin, Inc.
Lori Kagan is the Executive Director, North America Compliance at Kyowa Kirin where she oversees the strategic and operational components of the compliance program.
Previously, Lori was the Executive Director, Strategy and Operations, Quality Assurance at Merck Research Labs where she oversaw the Quality Management System, as well as, all technology and tools for the department. In addition, she served as the department lead on various cross-functional initiatives. Furthermore, Lori served on the Diversity & Inclusion Governance Council at Merck Research Labs while also leading her functional area’s Diversity & Inclusion steering committee.
Prior to Merck, Lori spent five years in Compliance at Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, worked with Pfizer’s Corporate Compliance team, and spent nearly a decade consulting within the pharma/biotech sector. Her work ranged from building economic models and conducting outcomes research to developing technology solutions and systems to solve health policy challenges.
Lori holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Rutgers College and a Master’s in Public Health in Epidemiology from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health