Swroop Sahota is Vice-president of Global Quality Operations at Merck and Co. Currently, she is responsible for quality oversight for the Merck’s manufacturing facilities in Latin America and Asia Pacific. In addition, Sahota has global quality oversight for external partnerships. In previous roles, her organization has provided advanced technical and business process support on a global basis. As the Regional Vice President for the U.S., Sahota was responsible for the overall quality of all human pharmaceuticals marketed in the U.S. Sahota was also the Site Quality Head for the NJ manufacturing site with day to day product release responsibility. Sahota holds a doctorate in Physical Chemistry from the University of California, San Diego and an Executive MBA from Rutgers University.