Vice President and Head of Commercial Strategy and Operations

 

Lynn Fenicchia is Vice President and Head of Commercial Strategy and Operations at Astellas Pharma, Inc. In this role, she is responsible for setting the strategic agenda for Astellas’ largest market, as well as operationalizing best in class commercial capabilities to meet the needs of US business. Fenicchia is a member of the Astellas US Management Committee.

Lynn joined Yamanouchi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. — which merged with Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. to create Astellas — in 2003. Since joining Astellas, she has held multiple roles, most recent as Vice President of Sales, Urology Hospital, responsible for overseeing all sales efforts and developing talent in the sales force.

Lynn has more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, with roles of increasing responsibility in the areas of sales leadership, marketing and operations.

Throughout her career, Fenicchia has participated in professional and industry organizations focused on leadership. She’s a member of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) and was named an HBA Luminary Award winner in 2015 for her commitment to coaching and development.

Fenicchia graduated with Bachelor of Science degree in biology from East Carolina University, a Master of Science degree in exercise physiology from Syracuse University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame.