Ellen Chiniara, J.D.

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Ellen Chiniara, J.D., is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Alexion. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing all global legal matters for the Company.

Ellen Chiniara

About Ellen

Prior to joining Alexion in January 2018, Ellen was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Alere Inc., a point-of-care diagnostics company, where she was responsible for all legal, compliance, and government affairs matters. She led the legal aspects of the company’s numerous business development deals and was also the executive sponsor of Alere’s corporate social responsibility efforts.

Previously, Ellen served as Associate General Counsel for Serono’s Neurology division and as General Counsel for Internet Healthcare Group, a health care venture firm with portfolio companies in informatics, connected health, defined contribution health plans, e-insurance, and employee benefits. Prior to that role, Ellen served as Vice President and General Counsel for Women’s Health USA, a physician practice management start-up based in Avon, CT.

Ellen received her J.D. from Stanford University’s School of Law and her Bachelor’s Degree from Bryn Mawr College. She also was a graduate fellow at Yale University in Slavic Languages.

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