David J. Endicott
David J. Endicott is the CEO of Alcon, a member of its Board of Directors, and leads the Alcon Executive Committee. He joined Alcon in July of 2016 as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Alcon, Mr. Endicott was President of Hospira Infusion Systems, a Pfizer company. During his tenure there, he led Hospira’s medical device business through a turnaround, carve-out, and eventual sale. Critical to the turnaround, he advanced the company’s product pipeline, returned its products to market from quality disruptions and accelerated global growth. Before joining Hospira, David served as an officer and executive committee member of Allergan where he spent more than 25 years of his career in leadership roles across Europe, Asia, Latin America and the US. He accelerated Allergan’s international growth and successfully built new markets focused on medical specialties in the areas of ophthalmology, plastic surgery, dermatology and aesthetic medicine. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of AdvaMed, and has previously served on the Boards of Zeltiq (NASDAQ: ZLTQ), and Orexigen (NASDAQ: OREX).
David holds an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Whitman College, an MBA from the University of Southern California, and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.