Board of Directors
Paul Hudson is Chief Executive Officer of Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Member of the Executive Committee of Novartis Inc. since July 1, 2016. He joined Novartis from AstraZeneca, where he most recently was president, AstraZeneca United States and executive vice president, North America. He also served as representative director and president of AstraZeneca K.K. in Japan; as president of AstraZeneca’s business in Spain; and as vice president and primary care director, United Kingdom. Before AstraZeneca, Mr. Hudson held roles of increasing responsibility at Schering-Plough, including leading biologics global marketing. He began his career in sales and marketing roles at GlaxoSmithKline UK and Sanofi-Synthélabo UK.