Judy Gawlik Brown is senior vice president, Corporate Affairs. Brown is responsible for internal communications, external communications, issues management, corporate reputation, philanthropy, and advocacy relations. Additionally, she serves as site head for Amgen’s corporate headquarters in Thousand Oaks, California and as chair of the Amgen Foundation and executive sponsor of the Amgen Asian Association.
Brown joined Amgen in 2017 as senior vice president, Global Business Solutions and Finance, responsible for the Global Business Solutions, Global Internal Audit, Tax and Treasury organizations.
Before joining Amgen, Brown served as executive vice president of Business Operations and chief financial officer at Perrigo Company, where she led Finance, IT, Accounting, Treasury, Tax, Global Product Portfolio, Corporate Development/M&A, Strategic Planning, Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and Government Affairs.
Prior to Perrigo, she held progressive Finance, Global Product Development and Brand Marketing leadership positions in Italy and the U.S. for Whirlpool Corporation. She began her career in the Chicago office of Ernst & Young and continued as an expatriate in Germany in Audit and Mergers & Acquisitions practices.
She is a member of the Board of Directors of Belden Corporation, serving on its Audit and Finance committees. Brown is a Certified Public Accountant and received her MBA from the University of Chicago and a BS in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.