Marvin White joins Emergent BioSolutions, Inc.

Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., officials have announced the appointment of Marvin White to the board of directors.

“Mr. White's expertise in financial management, gained in a patient-focused health care system and service-oriented environment, will prove an invaluable asset in guiding Emergent's management team towards further growth and in increasing value for shareholders,” Fuad El-Hibri, Emergent BioSolutions, Inc.'s chairman and CEO, said. “We are delighted to welcome him to Emergent's Board of Directors, composed of seasoned experts with diverse skill sets.”

White, who currently serves as system vice president and chief financial officer of St. Vincent Health, one of the largest health care systems in Indiana, said he is excited about the appointment to Emergent BioSolutions, Inc.'s board of directors.

“It is an honor to serve on the board of a company whose mission is to protect life by providing and developing life-saving vaccines and treatments that benefit public health,” White said. “Through this opportunity, I look forward to contributing to Emergent's success by drawing from my experience in health care systems and pharmaceuticals as well as my efforts in philanthropy.”

White was executive director and chief financial officer of LillyUSA prior to joining St. Vincent Health in 2008. He serves on the boards of Marian University, Advantage Health Solutions, Inc., and has been active with the Center for Leadership Development, Saving Orphans through Healthcare and Outreach and the United Way.