Our Leadership

Our mission to improve lives starts at the top.

Our Leadership

Richard A. Gonzalez
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Michael E. Severino, M.D.
Vice Chairman and President 

Laura J. Schumacher
Vice Chairman, External Affairs and Chief Legal Officer 

Carlos Alban
Vice Chairman, Chief Commercial Officer 

William J. Chase
Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration

Henry O. Gosebruch
Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer 

Timothy J. Richmond
Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

Azita Saleki-Gerhardt, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President, Operations 

Robert A. Michael
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Jeffrey R. Stewart
Senior Vice President, U.S. Commercial Operations

Our Board of Directors

Our culture of innovation and responsibility starts with our board of directors and extends out to every member of the company. Our board members work closely with AbbVie leaders to maintain our focus of putting patients first.

Richard A. Gonzalez

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
AbbVie Inc.
North Chicago, Illinois

Robert J. Alpern, M.D.

Ensign Professor of Medicine,
Professor of Internal Medicine, and Dean
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut

Roxanne S. Austin

President
Austin Investment Advisors
Newport Coast, California

William H.L. Burnside

Retired Senior Vice President and Director
The Boston Consulting Group
Los Angeles, California

Brett J. Hart

Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
United Airlines Holdings, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois

Edward M. Liddy

Retired Chairman and CEO
The Allstate Company
Chicago, Illinois

Melody B. Meyer

President
Melody Meyer Energy, LLC
Houston, Texas

Edward J. Rapp

Retired Group President for Resource Industries
Caterpillar Inc.
Peoria, Illinois

Rebecca B. Roberts

Retired President
Chevron Pipe Line Company
Houston, Texas

Glenn F. Tilton

Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
UAL Corporation
Chicago, Illinois

Frederick H. Waddell

Former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Northern Trust Corporation and The Northern Trust Company
Chicago, Illinois

Committee Assignments of the Board of Directors

 

Audit Committee

Roxanne Austin, chair
William Burnside
Melody Meyer
Edward Rapp
Glenn Tilton
Frederick Waddell

Compensation Committee

Edward Liddy, chair
Roxanne Austin
Glenn Tilton
Frederick Waddell

Nominations and Governance Committee

Edward Rapp, chair
Robert Alpern
William Burnside
Brett Hart
Rebecca Roberts
Glenn Tilton

Executive Committee

Richard Gonzalez, chair
Roxanne Austin
Brett Hart
Edward Liddy
Edward Rapp
Glenn Tilton

Public Policy Committee

Brett Hart, chair
Robert Alpern
Edward Liddy
Melody Meyer
Rebecca Roberts
Glenn Tilton