Lisa Adler joined Shire in 2016 as Head of Communications & Public Affairs.
Lisa has more than 25 years in healthcare communications experience. Her areas of expertise include strategic planning, corporate branding, product and employee communications, patient advocacy, corporate social responsibility, issues management, investor relations and teambuilding/mentoring.
Prior to joining Shire, Lisa held several leadership roles in the Boston area, including Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications at Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Vice President of Corporate Communications at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, now Takeda Oncology, and prior to that, Executive Vice President and Managing Director at Feinstein Kean Healthcare, an Ogilvy PR Worldwide company.
Lisa’s previous experience includes positions at Johnson & Johnson in the U.S. Public Affairs team, and at various healthcare communications agencies servicing a broad array of biotech and pharmaceutical companies.
She holds a B.S. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Lisa lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts with her husband and has three children.