George B. Abercrombie, R.ph., Mba
board of director
United States Virgin Islands
Mr. Abercrombie served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Hoffmann-La Roche Incorporated from 2001-2009 where he was responsible for leading the North American Pharmaceuticals Operations and the Canadian affiliate, Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. Before joining Roche, Abercrombie was Senior Vice President of U.S. commercial operations at Glaxo Wellcome, with responsibilities encompassing pharmaceutical sales and marketing, electronic commerce, the U.S. managed care system, disease management, business planning and development, and late-stage clinical drug studies. He joined Glaxo as Vice President and General Manager of the Glaxo Pharmaceuticals Division in 1993 following 10 years at Merck, where he held a broad range of positions in sales, marketing, executive sales management and business development. Abercrombie began his career as a pharmacist after receiving a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He later earned an M.B.A. from Harvard University.