Rae L. Livingston

Chief Equity Officer

About Rae Livingston

Rae Livingston serves as AbbVie’s Chief Equity Officer. In this role, she leads company-wide efforts to address the issues of race, equality and diversity – both inside and outside of AbbVie. She previously served as Vice President, Business Human Resources, Corporate Functions and U.S. Employee Relations since she joined AbbVie in 2016.

Prior to joining AbbVie, Ms. Livingston held several positions of increasing global responsibility with Rockwell Automation, where she most recently served as the vice president of human resources for headquarters functions, culture of inclusion and mergers and acquisitions. She also gained key experience in business human resources and mergers & acquisitions with Medtronic, Inc. and JP Morgan Chase, both in the United States and abroad.

Ms. Livingston has served as board chair for the YWCA of Southeast Wisconsin and as a member of the executive committee. 

In 2021, she was recognized by Diversity Woman Media’s Elite 100 list, as one of a hundred extraordinary Black women executives changing the face of corporate America.

She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University and is a certified senior professional in human resources (SPHR).