Anne Huang, MBA

Trusted Finance Leader | Strategic Business Partner

Grow Revenue | Optimize Resources | Increase Profit |

Tri-Lingual (English, Chinese, Japanese)

A high-impact customer-centric pharmaceutical executive influential with commercial leaders in developing and executing business strategies. Recognized for genuine ‘can-do’ attitude, passion for excellence, and commitment to exceeding targets with integrity. Dynamic and engaging presenter. Personable and full of energy.

 

Most recently, as Director of Business Planning at Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Anne Huang provided strategic decision support to the CEO and Chief Commercial Officer. She orchestrated the annual budget and brand planning across 6 therapeutic areas, improved quality, streamlined processes and shortened review time. Earned a CEO award.

 

Anne started her career at Novartis in 2006 as Finance Manager in Corporate Planning and Reporting group and then progressed to be the Controller for 2 business units (Primary Care, Specialty Medicines), where she optimized resource allocation as part of product life cycle management and influenced strategic business decisions by delivering commercial analytics and insights.  Anne also undertook a guest audit assignment at Sandoz Japan (Sandoz, a generics division of Novartis) and advanced her contribution to executive level as a Finance Business Partner.

 

As a Finance Business Partner, Anne had full P&L responsibility, and managed a wide variety of therapeutic areas and business units. She has been instrumental in seamlessly integrating the Ophthalmology Business Unit from Alcon to Pharmaceutical division, in record time, as part of a complex business transformation. In her role as Finance Business Partner for the Immunology and Dermatology Business Unit, Anne played a critical role in the successful launch of a biologics blockbuster, and won the Novartis Pharma Global CFO Business Excellence Award.

 

 

Anne earned a Master of Business Administration, with major in Finance, from Indiana University Bloomington, Kelley School of Business. She is a graduate of Indiana University Entrepreneur Academy.

 

Anne earned her Bachelor of Arts in International Finance from East China Normal University, Shanghai, China.

 

Tri-lingual in English (fluent), Chinese (native) and Japanese (basic).

 

Her areas of expertise include:

 

  • Business Planning and Analysis

  • Budget and Strategic Planning

  • Resources Allocation Optimization

  • Performance Dashboard

  • Sales Forecast and Modeling

  • Financial/Business System Implementation

  • Continuous Process Improvement

  • Business Story Telling