Senior Vice President
Roger earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah.
Roger Bird is Abbott's Senior Vice President, U.S. Nutrition. He was appointed to this role in February 2015. Prior to assuming his current position, Roger served as Divisional Vice President, General Manager for our Nutrition business in China and Hong Kong. Roger came to Abbott in 1983 from the Dial Soap Company, where he worked as a sales representative. He joined Abbott as Trade Sales Manager in our Nutrition organization, and has served in this business throughout his Abbott career, contributing to our company's success in both the U.S. and Asia. While leading Abbott's nutrition business in China, he oversaw the successful launch of Similac Eleva and Similac Qinti, two infant formula products that significantly strengthened Abbott's presence in this important market. Throughout his career, Roger has taken real pride in contributing to the Abbott Nutrition mission of providing high-quality products that help improve the lives of people of all ages, all around the world. In addition to his responsibilities with Abbott. Roger serves on the Board of the Grocery Manufacturers Association.