Alan Herbert is the immediate past Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, member of the Board of Directors and currently a Trustee of Hollister Inc., an employee-owned, independent manufacturer and distributor of healthcare products worldwide. Hollister is an innovative leader in improving the quality of life for patients and delivering value in the fields of ostomy, wound care and continence care.
Prior to assuming this position, Mr. Herbert was Commercial Managing Director of Healthcare Worldwide for Amersham Healthcare Inc., a subsidiary of Amersham International, a U.K.-based health science group and world leader in the supply of advanced products and specialized technologies for use in life sciences research, healthcare and industrial quality and safety assurance.
Mr. Herbert has more than 40 years experience, including leadership positions in general management, marketing and sales management in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining Amersham, he was with Bristol Myers Company for 17 years in positions of increasing responsibility, including Vice President,
General Manager, Oncology, and Vice President, Marketing, for the Mead Johnson Pharmaceutical Division. He began his career in sales with The Dow Chemical Company.
Mr. Herbert has a bachelor's degree in Industrial Management from the Krannert School at Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Evansville. He has served as a Director on the Board of AdvaMed, the medical device industry organization, and is currently a Board member of the Midtown Educational Foundation.