Moderna unveiled a series of leadership changes Thursday morning, highlighted by a role transition for Juan Andres.

After serving as Moderna’s chief technical operations and quality officer, Andres will serve as president of strategic partnerships and enterprise expansion, effective January 1, 2023.  

Additionally, Dr. Jerh Collins, Ph.D. is joining the company after a 30-year career at Novartis. Collins will serve as Andres’ replacement effective October 3.

“I am very pleased that Juan will apply his leadership and experience to allow Moderna to scale in its next phase of growth. Juan’s continued leadership will be critical as we prepare for several upcoming new product launches,” Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel said in a statement. “At the same time, we are incredibly excited to have Jerh Collins joining the Moderna team to succeed Juan as the company’s next Chief Technical Operations and Quality Officer.