Alcon Vision LLC
Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs - Advertising & Promotion
Areas of Expertise:
Business strategies. Advertising and Promotion,
Leadership and negotiation skills in a complex, international environment
Building high-performance teams oriented towards the internal and external customer.
Performance management, staff development, coaching, training and mentoring
Suzanne has over 20 years experience as a senior executive leading regulatory and clinical research functions within the global pharmaceutical and medical device industries to help bring new health-care innovations to market in a highly regulated, international industry. Currently Suzanne is Vice President Regulatory Affairs – Advertising and Promotion with Alcon. In this capacity, she leads a professional team providing regulatory strategic advice to global Commercial teams on use of scientific data to support competitive advertising and promotional claims for new product launches that meet customer needs.
Suzanne also works with a broad range of Commercial Brand teams on promotional delivery strategies to support customer information needs across a diverse range of product and business areas. With her team, she has received several CEO Innovation awards at Alcon. With extensive experience in global drug and device development and product approvals with firms such as Glaxo and Novartis (Ciba), Suzanne also has a strong track record of working with government, industry associations and stakeholders to achieve mutually successful outcomes in the guideline and policy areas. She has also lectured regularly at various post-graduate institutions on career and drug development topics for science and business students.
Suzanne holds an M.Sc in Pharmacology from the University of Western Ontario in Canada, and a B.Sc in Biochemistry and Nutrition from the University of Guelph in Canada.