As a Supply Chain leader, Chris is responsible for AbbVie’s in-house pharmacy, the Patient Assistance Program, demand/supply, third party manufacturing and commercial interface/strategic execution for AbbVie’s specialty pharmacy, immunology and neurology brands. Chris is based in and leads his team from AbbVie’s Chicago Headquarters.
Prior to this role, Chris was Director, Humira Franchise, supporting supply chain, purchasing, third party manufacturing and programs for the largest pharmaceutical product globally. This role was based in Puerto Rico, supporting a global team of 8 manufacturing sites, key global TPM’s and supply for global commercial operations. In 2013, Abbott and AbbVie separated into 2 companies, with Chris moving to AbbVie as the Biologics products were tied to AbbVie.
Before taking on the Humira role, Chris was Director, ROW distribution for Abbott Laboratories in Breda, Netherlands. In this role he led a Dutch team with responsibility for distribution to over 100 countries for all pharmaceutical and nutritional products.
For the 1st 12 years of his career at Abbott Laboratories (Chicago) Chris held various positions within manufacturing and clinical management in production of solid dosage products.
Chris holds a BS in Environmental Health from Bowling Green, an MS in Industrial Health from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Lake Forest GSM.
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