Kris Kelly has been promoted to the position of manager of the commissioning, qualification and validation group of Novartis Pharmaceutical, located in Holly Springs, N.C.
Kelly has been with Novartis for two years and has served as the core team leader for HVAC, EMPQ and biocontainment as well as having responsibilities for the C&Q of BAS and QC equipment.
Prior to joining Novartis, Kelly served as a validation consultant and has worked in multiple fields of validation including aseptic processes, solid dose and medical devices for the past 10 years. Kelly is a graduate of Westfield Academy and Central School, received his Bachelor’s in biology from State University of New York Buffalo and his Master’s Degree from Niagara University.
Kelly, his wife, Natalie, and son, Aiden, reside in Cary, N.C. Kelly is the son of Tim and Joyce Kelly of Brocton and Lynda and Jim Anzalone of Leesburg, Fla.