Heather Mason is recently retired as the Executive Vice President of Abbott Nutrition. She was appointed to her current role in April 2015. Previously, she served as Executive Vice President, Global Commercial Operations. Prior to that Mason was Senior VP, Abbott Diabetes Care.
Ms. Mason joined Abbott in 1990. She has held a number of positions in Abbott’s U.S. pharmaceutical business, including oversight of Abbott’s specialty pharmaceuticals, its diabetes/metabolics and oncology franchises, and managed health care. Ms. Mason also served as Vice President, International Marketing, and Vice President, Latin American Operations, in Abbott’s international pharmaceutical business.
Prior to joining Abbott, Mason worked for Quaker Oats, FMC Corporation, and Commonwealth Edison. Mason is a member of the Michigan Leadership Advisory Board and Kids in Danger Board.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago. Mason is married with two sons and lives in the Chicago area.
Heather L. Mason, BSE IOE ’82
Executive Vice President, Abbott Nutrition