Chief Executive Officer, Bausch + Lomb
Brent Saunders is chief executive officer of Bausch + Lomb. He was appointed to this position in March 2010.
Mr. Saunders brings significant expertise in the pharmaceutical industry, having recently served as a senior executive with Schering-Plough. Most recently he held the position of president of Global Consumer Health Care and was named head of integration for Schering-Plough’s merger with Merck & Co. and for Schering-Plough’s acquisition of Organon BioSciences.
Before joining Schering-Plough, Mr. Saunders was a partner and head of Compliance Business Advisory at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Prior to that, he was chief risk officer at Coventry Health Care and senior vice president, Compliance, Legal and Regulatory at Home Care Corporation of America. Mr. Saunders began his career as chief compliance officer for the Thomas Jefferson University Health System.
Mr. Saunders serves on the Board of Directors of ElectroCore LLC and the Overlook Hospital Foundation. He is chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Heart Association.
Mr. Saunders, 40, earned his MBA from Temple University School of Business, his J.D. from Temple University School of Law and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh.