Kirke Weaver is the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Organon, serving as the senior legal adviser and responsible for the company’s worldwide legal affairs, compliance and global environmental, health and safety functions. He is focused on ensuring Organon maintains the highest ethical standards, which will help drive Organon’s achievement of its vision as a leading women’s healthcare company.
Prior to his appointment as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Kirke served as Senior Vice President, Commercial, Regulatory, Securities, Employment and Deputy Corporate Secretary at Organon. He was critical to launching Organon as a standalone company in June 2021, acting as a senior member of the legal leadership team.
Before joining Organon, Kirke was the Vice President for Regulatory Legal at Merck. Over his 18 year career at Merck, Kirke developed a deep expertise in the pharmaceutical industry and held positions of increasing responsibility counseling the business in areas such as litigation, regulatory, commercial, and compliance. Kirke also led the Customer Alliances & Innovation group to develop and commercialize new software tools to support medication adherence. Kirke holds a J.D. from the Yale Law School and a Bachelor of Arts in history and government from the College of William and Mary.