Jill DeSimone

Jill DeSimone

Director

Jill DeSimone has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2022. Ms. DeSimone served as President of U.S. Oncology at Merck & Co., Inc. from 2014 to May 2022. During her time at Merck, Ms. DeSimone also temporarily served as Interim President of U.S. Pharma to help navigate the business through the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to joining Merck, she served as Senior Vice President of Global Women’s Health at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd from 2012 to 2014.  Prior to her time at Teva, Ms. DeSimone served in several roles of increasing responsibility at Bristol Myers Squibb from 1980 to 2012, including Senior Vice President of U.S. Commercial from 2010 to 2012 and Senior Vice President of U.S. Virology/HIV from 2006 to 2010. Ms. DeSimone serves as a board member for the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation, a nonprofit organization that helps individuals with their essential living expenses while they undergo treatment for cancer. Ms. DeSimone received a B.S. in pharmacy from Northeastern University and completed a fellowship with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.