John A. Herrmann III
John A. Herrmann III

John A. Herrmann III

Executive Vice President,
Chief Legal Officer,
Business Development,
Strategic Alliances,
Compliance and Corporate Secretary

Mr. Herrmann joined Novavax in 2010 and is responsible for managing all of its legal affairs, including its patent portfolio, transactional and contractual matters, and public securities filings, and oversight of corporate and business development activities, along with attending to all the duties of corporate secretary. Mr. Herrmann also works with the senior management team at Novavax to define and develop corporate policies and procedures. Prior to joining Novavax, Mr. Herrmann was general counsel at Ore Pharmaceuticals and deputy general counsel at Gene Logic before it became Ore Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Herrmann previously worked as senior counsel for Celera Genomics and as senior corporate counsel at Baxter Healthcare in its renal division. Mr. Herrmann received a bachelor of arts degree in political science and history from Brown University and a juris doctorate from the University of Illinois.