Vice President and Head, North America Public Affairs
Courtney Piron is Vice President and Head of North America Public Affairs for Novartis. In this role, she leads strategy and execution of federal and state government affairs, public policy, and alliance development activities for the US. She is a member of the US Country Leadership Team.
Prior to joining Novartis, Courtney served as Vice President, Federal Government Affairs at AbbVie. Before that she was head of the global health care practice at APCO Worldwide, a public affairs consulting firm headquartered in Washington, DC. She spent a dozen years at pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Wyeth in public policy positions.
Courtney holds a B.A. from Dickinson College and an M.A. in public policy from the University of Pittsburgh.