Edrice Simmons, MBA
Edrice Simmons is the Senior Vice President, US Brands for Allergan Aesthetics at AbbVie. Through her multiple Vice President roles at AbbVie, Ms. Simmons brought unprecedented annual revenue growth totaling 10 figures in a mere 4 years; led the Immunology Therapeutic Area Strategic Committee, where she was responsible for building the AbbVie Immunology global business 10-year therapeutic area strategy for across Rheumatology, Dermatology and Gastroenterology; and oversaw the global product development of a $20Billion pipeline ranging from discovery, clinical development, global commercial operations, global medical affairs, global market access and pricing.
Ms. Simmons proved herself to be an inspirational leader, acting as the Senior Advisor to the President of US Commercial Operations at AbbVie to lead the company-wide Equality, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Program where she built the first of its kind strategy and action plan for the US Commercial Operations. She was awarded the 2020 Luminary Award by the Healthcare Business Association for her work on inclusion.
Ms. Simmons earned her MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University, obtained a BS in Social Work from Ball State University, is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, and pursues continuous professional development to always stay ahead of the curve.