Anna M. Frable has been Vice President, Communications for Novo
Nordisk Inc. since April 2016 and joined the Executive Team in
February 2020. She leads the Communications function and is
responsible for the strategic oversight of communications and public
relations efforts that advance the company’s business priorities and
reputation in the US as well as understanding of its purpose. Anna is
also the Executive Sponsor for the A1 Connection Employee
Resource Group, which serves as a resource and voice for people
living with diabetes to bring greater education and awareness of
diabetes to the Novo Nordisk community, and supporting Novo Nordisk's
business and commitment to improving the lives of people with diabetes.
Anna has more than 25 years of healthcare communications and
industry experience. Prior to joining Novo Nordisk, Inc., Anna spent
nearly 20 years at Novartis in various leadership positions including
Vice President of Communications & US Country Head of
Communications. In this role, she was responsible for promoting and
protecting the company brand and reputation as well as leading
communications for significant initiatives across the different
Novartis divisions in the US. She also led strategic communications
for the General Medicines business at Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Corporation (NPC). She served on the NPC General Medicines Executive
Committee as well as the Novartis US Pharma, Compliance and Country
Earlier roles at Novartis included a secondment in the company’s
global headquarters in Switzerland to optimize the global
pharmaceuticals communications function. She also served as Vice
President, Corporate Communications for CIBA Vision Worldwide, a
former Novartis company.
Prior to Anna’s corporate communication positions at Novo Nordisk
and Novartis, she held senior leadership positions at global public
relations firms primarily focused on the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry.
In 2012, Anna was named among the Healthcare Businesswomen
Association’s Rising Stars.
Anna received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the
University of Miami.