Jody M. Lichaa
Vice President, Quality Assurance

Ms. Lichaa is Senior Vice President, Quality Assurance with responsibility to serve as the strategic leader and operational manager to direct, oversee, and manage all Novavax’ quality assurance activities. Her role has recently expanded to include quality assurance validation, clinical quality assurance, and quality assurance globally. Ms. Lichaa joined Novavax in October 2011 as Director, Quality Assurance. She was named Executive Director, Quality Assurance in August 2013 and then named Vice President, Quality Assurance in October 2015. She has more than 20 years of experience in quality, primarily in vaccine development. Prior to joining Novavax, Ms. Lichaa was most recently the Senior Director, Quality for PharmAthene, where she managed global quality assurance and quality control activities. She previously held positions of increasing responsibility at Shire and Baxter. Ms. Lichaa received her Bachelor of Science degree in Toxicology from Northeastern University.