Kate is an inspirational and strategic leader with over 15 years of progressive career experience in the healthcare industry. She joined Alcon in 2013 and leads the US Pharmaceutical Sales organization. Prior to joining Alcon, Kate worked for Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson company, for 17 years where she held progressively responsible leadership roles across Sales, Marketing, Product Development and Finance while living in the US and Asia. Kate has a MBA from Rutgers University and an undergraduate degree in Accounting from the University of Delaware. She is a Certified Public Accountant and worked for KPMG early in her career.