Rosanne is the Development Head, Centre of Excellence, Emerging Markets. Her global responsibilities include the design and full implementation of a state of the art CoE organization driving drug development, operational excellence and capability building in emerging markets across all development units in GDD.
Prior to this Rosanne held the position of Strategic Project Leader in the Established Medicines &Anti-Infectives Development Unit, transferring from the Consumer Health Division where she was Head of the Rx to OTC switch Franchise. During her 8 years in Novartis Consumer Health, she held several leadership positions in OTC R&D, including Head of Drug Safety, Category R&D Head and R&D Head of US and Americas. Her experience also includes clinical trial management as well as other development functions. She has been in the pharmaceutical industry for over 29 years, in pharma, biotechnology, and consumer health.
Rosanne is a registered nurse, licensed in New Jersey, holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Connecticut, and has completed work towards a Masters of Public Health. Her experience as a hospital nurse included medical/surgical, oncology, cardiac and substance abuse.