Charlene Banard

Charlene Banard

Senior Vice President, Global Quality, Technical Operations, Shire Pharmaceuticals

Charlene is accountable for the global Quality function at Shire, a global biotechnology company focused on meeting unmet medical needs of patients with rare diseases and specialty conditions.  In partnership with her colleagues at Shire, Charlene and her team provide a safe and ready supply of quality products and services to our patients and healthcare providers. Charlene has more than 25 years in the biopharmaceutical industry bringing new products and technologies to fruition through robust team partnerships.  Prior to joining Shire, she held leadership positions at Gilead Sciences, Cell Genesys and Chiron Corporation.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of California, Davis and a Masters in International Business from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, California