Monica Sanders is the Director of Global Citizenship & Shared Impact at Abbott, where she is responsible for developing and advancing the company’s sustainability and shared value strategy. She joined the team in 2019 where leverages her previous commercial experience to collaborate with governmental and non-governmental partners to develop scalable, integrated solutions to improve healthcare access and affordability globally.
Monica joined Abbott 2014 as a Senior Manager, Corporate Development and was quickly promoted through the ranks to Director. In this capacity, she worked beside senior leaders to structure and implement cross-functional programs designed to expand markets, reduce costs and build capabilities. Monica possesses more than 25 years of progressive management experience in roles emphasizing strategic planning, business development and creative problem-solving. Prior to joining Abbott, Monica served as marketing director and/or management consultant supporting strategic initiatives for Fortune 500 companies where she drove the identification and capture of $1 billion in new economic value for companies in the consumer package goods, industrial distribution and medical device industries. Monica holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology (AB) from Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Michigan Stephen Ross School of Business, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.