SAMMY G. KARAM

Robert Funck

Senior Vice President, Emerging Markets Established Pharmaceuticals

In his role as Senior Vice President, Emerging Markets in Abbott's branded medicines business, Sammy ensures access to Abbott’s medicines and brands in the world's fastest-growing regions.

Prior to assuming this position in February 2019, Sammy served as Divisional Vice President, Global Marketing and Commercial Execution.

He joined Abbott in 2014, having previously served as Vice President Europe for Omega Pharma (now Perrigo).

In his Abbott career, Sammy has built on our company's longstanding focus on commercial execution, strengthening his marketing team, building our portfolio of sustainable brands, and driving above-market growth in his areas of responsibility.

Sammy earned his Master of Business Administration degree, with an emphasis in Marketing and International Business, from the University of Texas at Arlington and his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Minnesota State University. He has also followed executive education programs with Harvard, Stanford, and Northwestern Business schools.

 

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