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Leslie Pott

Sandoz NA
Vice President, Communications, North America
Leslie Pott joined Sandoz Inc. in 2014 as Vice President of Communications, North America and serves as a member of the senior management team. In her role, Leslie leads the company’s internal and external communications initiatives to support generic medicine launches, biosimilars, executive communications and change management. Leslie brings to Sandoz more than 30 years of corporate communications experience and a strong understanding of the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.

Prior to joining Sandoz, Leslie worked at AstraZeneca as Vice President, Global Commercial Communications after working through several Director roles in the organization. During her seven-year tenure at AstraZeneca, Leslie successfully delivered internal and external communications strategies to address a wide range of complex corporate challenges. Prior to that, Leslie worked in various progressive roles at J. Walter Thompson Specialized Communications developing employment communications strategies and corporate branding campaigns for clients in a variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, healthcare, finance, technology and engineering, and government.

Leslie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business with a minor in Journalism from Calvin University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Villanova University. Leslie is the Executive sponsor for the Sandoz Women in Leadership Employee Resource Group, and was recognized with the Leonne “Female Mentor of the Year” award (September 2019) and the Novartis Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Luminary Award in 2020.

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