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.
During her 30+ year career with Lilly, Crowe served as senior vice president for global drug product manufacturing, which included emerging markets, manufacturing, external drug-product operations and distribution. She was also vice president for drug product manufacturing in the U.S. and Latin America; general manager of the plant in Kinsale, Ireland; general manager of Lilly del Caribe in Puerto Rico; and managed the Elanco manufacturing plant in Tippecanoe, Indiana, U.S.
Crowe was elected to the board of directors of The Timken Company in 2014. She brings to the board her extensive experience in global manufacturing, sourcing and procurement. She is member of the board’s Audit Committee and chairs the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.