Prior to joining Alexion in April 2017, Ms. Strellis served as Senior Vice President, Global Communications, Culture, and Diversity and Inclusion for Baxalta. In this role, Ms. Strellis created and executed a culture transformation vision, diversity and inclusion strategy, and a corporate brand reputation plan. Prior to Baxalta, she held progressive roles of responsibility at Baxter Healthcare in Strategy and Business Operations, Marketing, and Human Resources in both the U.S. and Europe.
As Global Head of Strategy and Business Operations at BioScience for Baxter Healthcare, Ms. Strellis led the creative campaign to elevate the brand profile as a premier biotech organization. Additionally, she served as the Channel Marketing Leader for GAMMAGARD® and led the development of a channel value proposition platform that drove brand preference for GAMMAGARD and Albumin. As the Marketing HYQVIA Operations Leader at BioScience, Ms. Strellis also successfully led the cross-functional steering committee to implement a best-in-class launch for U.S. HyQvia. Prior to her marketing roles, Ms. Strellis held Human Resources management positions for various domestic and global Baxter divisions.
Ms. Strellis received a master’s degree in Industrial Labor Relations from Cornell University, and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Illinois.