Eli Lilly names Joshua Smiley SVP, finance and treasurer
Mr. Smiley currently serves as senior vice president, Finance, and controller and chief financial officer for Lilly Research Laboratories (LRL).
Mr. Smiley has been with Lilly 21 years, serving in a variety of financial, marketing and Six Sigma roles.
He has been in his current role since 2011 and before that was vice president, Finance, and chief financial officer for LRL and Lilly Oncology.
He is also a member of the board of trustees at Butler University where he serves as treasurer, as well as a member of the board and executive committee for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Smiley will replace Thomas Grein, who will retire in September after a 41-year career at Lilly.
Succeeding Mr. Smiley will be Anat Ashkenazi, vice president, Finance, and chief financial officer for Lilly Manufacturing, Global Quality and Lilly Diabetes.
Ms. Ashkenazi joined Lilly 15 years ago. Her career has focused on finance, corporate strategy, business development and Six Sigma.
Before assuming her current role she was senior director, Finance, and chief financial officer for Lilly Oncology. ■
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