Executive Director, Global Commercial Development, Neurotoxins

Irvine, California
Jul 03, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About Allergan Aesthetics
At Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company, we develop, manufacture, and market a portfolio of leading aesthetics brands and products. Our aesthetics portfolio includes facial injectables, body contouring, plastics, skin care, and more. Our goal is to consistently provide our customers with innovation, education, exceptional service, and a commitment to excellence, all with a personal touch. For more information, visit

Executive Director, Global Commercial Development, Neurotoxins

  • Single, accountable owner for the overall pipeline commercial, portfolio and franchise strategy
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of customer needs, market trends, competitive landscape, technology trends, identification and assessment of significant portfolio and franchise specific growth opportunities
  • Serve as the Global Pipeline (upstream) Franchise lead in Strategic Business Planning workstreams, Governance Boards, and Business Unit Meetings, influencing and driving the development of the associated long-term strategy, road map and pipeline commercial plan
  • Lead and/or direct all Franchise specific and portfolio strategy initiatives through development stage gate decision milestones to commercialization
  • Work closely with the Commercial Leadership team to ensure that there is a plan to fill gaps for key areas of focus in all key regions of existing business and planned expansion
  • Provide commercial insights to the R&D team to make sure that the development strategy matches the customer needs to secure success of the company in the future commercialization. This includes, but not limited to, insight on market sizing, patient flow, current Standard of Care, market evolution, current and future competitive landscape, value dynamic and other relative elements on the market evolution
  • Leads the development of the early brand plan and early commercial strategy, from Target Profile (Customer Expectation) and Expected Product Profile, to commercialization; inclusive of exercising a voice on the clinical study design as well as into the regulatory strategy
  • Ability to solve complex problems, unpack them and synthesize them to actionable strategy and tactics that yield a desired outcome
  • Leverage strong analytical data to communicate an outcome and drive business decisions


The Candidate

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher with a minimum of 15 years of related experience with significant leadership expertise in organizations focused on strategy, capability development and operations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent oral, written and presentation skills
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and analytic mindset
  • Solid business acumen
  • Strong strategic story telling skills
  • Strong organizational, management, and team leadership skills
  • Ability to lead executive-level discussions to influence complex business decisions
  • Experience building and executing long-range plans
  • Excellent diplomacy and facilitation skills; ability to influence without authority
  • Demonstrated experience leading marketing teams to outcome – either annual operating plan or multiple strategic planning cycles
  • Demonstrated experience with direct responsibility for launching first in class brands, establishing new categories and disease states (A plus)
  • Strong leadership with diverse experience set that helps to build relationships across a wide range of functions
  • Proven ability to collaborate and work cross-functionally, bringing together the best of the business to drive results in a heavily matrixed, fast-paced environment
  • Experience managing cross-functional teams, including management of remote colleagues
  • Desire and ability to go deep, bridging commercial and R&D
  • Drive, energy, and passion to advance AbbVie’s mission

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Yes, 10 % of the Time
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About AbbVie
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.
Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.