Wendy Sussman

Vice President of U.S. Healthcare Government & Public Affairs


Wendy Sussman is the Vice President of U.S. Healthcare Government & Public Affairs at EMD Serono.

Wendy leads a team responsible for all legislative, policy, and advocacy strategy and execution to support all facets of EMD Serono’s U.S. business.

Wendy brings more than 20 years of experience leading government and public affairs teams in the health care arena.

Before joining EMD Serono, Wendy was Vice President of U.S. Public Affairs at Sandoz, a Novartis division.  In this role Wendy managed a team responsible for federal, state, policy and alliance development functions focused on generics and biosimilar medicines.

Prior to that, Wendy was Head of U.S. Government Affairs at Hospira Inc., as well as Vice President of Government Affairs at CVS Caremark Corporation (now CVS Health).

She also held several Government Affairs roles previously 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.