Vice President, Business Unit Head, North America for Genzyme
Chapter Board Members - New England
Carole Huntsman is the Vice President, Business Unit Head, North America for Genzyme, a Sanofi Company. In this capacity she is responsible for leading the US Commercial MS Team including Sales, Marketing, Thought Leader Liaisons, Payer and Channel Strategy, Business Intelligence and Analytics, and MS One to One, the Patient and Provider Services Team. As Regional BU Head, Ms. Huntsman also has responsibility for the MS performance in Canada.
Before joining Genzyme in January 2012, Ms. Huntsman was the Senior Vice President, Neurodegenerative Diseases and Rheumatology at EMD Serono, responsible for strategic direction and management of all US commercial operations for the Therapeutic Area including Sales, Marketing and Patient Support Services.
In her ten years at EMD Serono, Ms. Huntsman also served as the Vice President of Marketing for Neurodegenerative Diseases and the Director of Professional Marketing. During her tenure, the Team had a strong record of success, meeting or exceeding sales, contribution, and balanced score card results each year.
Ms. Huntsman was the recipient of the prestigious Serono CEO Award for Teamwork and Leadership in 2004 and the EMD Serono US President’s Award in 2006. She was also selected for the Merck Serono Global Talent and Succession Management Program in 2010.
Before joining EMD Serono, Ms. Huntsman held numerous positions of increasing responsibility in Sales and Marketing. In her more than 20 years of pharmaceutical experience, she has worked at Pfizer, Inc. and Muro Pharmaceuticals, an ASTA Medica company. Additionally, Ms. Huntsman was commissioned as an officer in the US Army, spending four years on active duty and more than twelve years in the Army Reserves.
Ms. Huntsman is a member of the Healthcare Business Women’s Association and served on the editorial board of PM 360 Magazine.
Ms. Huntsman earned her Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Consulting from Boston College – Wallace E. Carroll Graduate School of Management and her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in History from Boston College