Maria A. Crowe is the retired president of manufacturing operations for Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), a global manufacturer of pharmaceutical products based in Indianapolis
Crowe was elected to the board of directors of The Timken Company in 2014. A member of the senior management council at Lilly, she is also responsible for Lilly’s contract manufacturing organization. She brings to the board her extensive experience in manufacturing, sourcing and procurement for a global manufacturing company.
During her 30+ year career with Lilly, Crowe previously served as senior vice president for global drug product manufacturing, which included emerging markets manufacturing, external drug-product operations and distribution. She also served as vice president for drug product manufacturing in the U.S. and Latin America; was general manager of the plant in Kinsale, Ireland; served as general manager of Lilly del Caribe in Puerto Rico; and managed the Elanco manufacturing plant in Tippecanoe, Ind.
Crowe serves as member of the Timken board’s Audit Committee and chairs the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.