Francis Blacha

Francis Blacha

Global Quality Leader – Drug Delivery System Development, Eli Lilly & Co

Francis Blacha is currently Global Quality Leader, Drug Delivery System Development, Device Manufacturing and Diagnostics for Eli Lilly and Company.   Previous to joining Lilly, Francis held various leadership positions in Quality at Pfizer and Glaxo Inc. Francis has over 25+ years of quality assurance/quality control experience in pharmaceuticals and medical devices. He has extensive experience in guiding project teams in all aspects of risk management and the application of design control requirements throughout the product lifecycle for combination products, diagnostics and medical devices. In addition to frequently presenting at industry forums on the topic of risk management, Francis currently serves on the strategic committee for MedCon, an annual medical device conference co-sponsored by FDA and Xavier University and is a member of the advisory board for Xavier’s QARA  Institute.  Francis received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from Catawba College and his Master of Science degree in Chemistry from North Carolina State University.

Events Francis Blacha will be attending:

  • Mission Critical Leadership Summit 2016

  • Combination Products Registration