EMD Serono, USA
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Wendy Sussman

Wendy Sussman

Wendy Sussman is the Vice President of U.S. Healthcare Government & Public Affairs at EMD Serono.
In this role, Wendy leads U.S. government policy strategy and advocacy at the federal and state level.
Wendy brings more than 20 years of experience leading government affairs and public affairs teams and collaborated to influence healthcare policy for the Drug Quality & Security Act, the Affordable Care Act, the Medicare Modernization Act, and the HITECH Act.
Career History
Before joining EMD Serono, Wendy was Vice President of U.S. Public Affairs at Sandoz, where she acted as strategic leader to develop and execute Public Affairs initiatives to ensure the long-term success of the organization in generics and biosimilar medicines.
Prior to that, Wendy was Head of U.S. Government Affairs at Hospira where she successfully negotiated the development model state biosimilar legislation, as well as Vice President of Government Affairs at CVS Caremark Corporation. She also held several roles in legislation/governmental affairs at the Federation of American Hospitals, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, as well as the American Dental Association.
Wendy holds her BA in Government & Law and International Affairs from Lafayette College.