Johanna Mercier

December 9, 2021
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Johanna Mercier has served on the Board of Directors since April 2021. Ms. Mercier is the Chief Commercial Officer of Gilead Sciences, with responsibility for the global commercialization of Gilead’s medicines across virology, liver, and oncology franchises. Ms. Mercier is actively engaged with the policy and advocacy community to ensure affordability and access to the company’s medicines in both the developed and resource-limited countries. She is a staunch advocate for diversity and inclusion and is the executive sponsor for the Women@Gilead employee resource group. Ms. Mercier joined Gilead in 2019 after 25 years at Bristol Myers Squibb, where she served in a number of executive leadership positions, gaining broad experience across geographies and in all aspects of the commercial business. Ms. Mercier holds a B.S. in Biology from the University of Montreal and an M.B.A. from Concordia University. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Arcus Biosciences, Inc., a publicly traded company, and the University of Southern California’s Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics. Ms. Mercier is also a member of World 50.