Jane Krmpotich

Jane is the Chief of Staff at the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health. She joined FNIH in June 2022 after a long career at Merck & Co., Inc.

As Chief of Staff, Jane is responsible for supporting pull-through of the FNIH strategy, day-to-day operations of the FNIH CEO’s office and other areas within FNIH, and serving as a liaison to internal and external partners and FNIH Board members.

Prior to joining FNIH, Jane had a long career at Merck in various administrator roles supporting marketing and sales functions. She led the administrative team and worked with the president of Merck Vaccines, helping to increase global access to important vaccines. Jane managed the office of Merck’s Executive Vice President and Chief Patient Officer, overseeing a broad portfolio of responsibilities in support of Merck’s global policy, population health, and patient engagement priorities.