April 16, 2021
Johanna Mercier is the Chief Commercial Officer of Gilead Sciences, with responsibility for the global commercialization of Gilead’s medicines.
“We are pleased to add Johanna Mercier to the Board of Directors at Neurocrine Biosciences,” said William H. Rastetter, Chairman of the Board of Neurocrine Biosciences. “Johanna is an accomplished commercial leader and her extensive global experience within the biopharmaceutical industry will be invaluable to Neurocrine and our Board of Directors.”
Johanna joined Gilead Sciences in 2019 as Chief Commercial Officer 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. In her time at Bristol Myers Squibb, she drove strong commercial strategy and performance with multiple launches that changed the standard of care in melanoma and renal cancers.
Johanna holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Montreal and an MBA from Concordia University. She is a member of the board of the University of Southern California’s Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics. Johanna is also a member of World 50.