Our People

We're proud of our employees, and every single one of them makes an important contribution to our purpose of improving health and making people feel better.

Our people are our most valuable asset, and together we make Teva a great place to work

To give you a view of what it’s like to work at Teva, some of our employees have shared their experiences. Explore their career journeys to learn more.

Ignite. Inspire. Influence.

We’re celebrating women’s achievements and strengthening our commitment to women in science and leadership roles.

Women around the world are leading innovation and driving change – challenging stereotypes and removing barriers and bias. At Teva, we strive to nurture a respectful, diverse and inclusive workplace, which encourages and empowers all individuals to contribute.  From the International Day of Women and Girls in Science in February, to International Women’s Day in March and beyond, we’re recognizing the influence and impact of women across Teva, both today and throughout our 120 year history.

We #ChooseToChallenge

#WomanAtTeva are 1 in every 2 new hires in Teva 6 in 10 of our global research & development colleagues 45% of our workforce across all countries and professions 40% of all managers in the organization developing their carrers of 10 years in the company.

Colleagues throughout Teva reflect on the 2021 International Women’s Day theme, sharing what they “Choose to Challenge” as we tap into our full potential and drive success together.

Shaquanda Reese

Marketing & Sales Procurement, US

I choose to challenge by sharing my voice to empower and inspire.

Susan Hurst

Sr. Procurement Manager, US

I choose to challenge by actively questioning stereotypes and by being kind

Yanhua Qiu

Senior Manager, MS&T, US

I choose to challenge by leading my team with equality

Sheline Way

Senior Manager, REMS Operations, Regulatory Affairs, US

I choose to challenge by being a positive force for women of color

Sissy Easo-Joseph

Director, Global Scientific Communications, Migraine and Headache, US

I choose to challenge by being compassionate, honorable, and honest with my colleagues.

Redet Maru Tefera

Director, Trade Marketing & Pricing, US

I choose to challenge by advocating for my female peers

Gina Alume

QC Manager, Quality Control, US

I choose to challenge by empowering women and serving as a role model.

Charlene Brisbane

Biologics CMC, US

I choose to challenge by coaching, mentoring and advocating to help develop women as they grow their careers.

Charisse Green

Senior Director, Biologics CMC, US

I choose to challenge by working to create an inclusive future where all are accepted and respected

Fiona Choi

Manager, Export Compliance, US

I choose to challenge by developing a positive mind in order to carry a positive action

Meet the Experts

We're proud of our employees, and their important contributions to improving health and making people feel better.  Read more about some of our employees who are making a difference and their career journeys.

Meet the Expert: Susie Freda

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Meet the Expert - Riad Dirani

Meet the Expert - Riad Dirani

“This ‘invisible pandemic’ is one of the biggest global health challenges”
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Black History Month Spotlight

Woodrow “Woody” Dantzler III, Former NFL player, Current Teva Sr. Respiratory Sales Specialist
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Black Heritage ERG Spotlight: Charlene Brisbane

Senior Director, Biologics CMC, Drug Product Development & Operations
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Tanisha D. Hill

MPH, US Medical Director, Respiratory
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Jennifer Barnes

Manager, US Pharmacovigilance Compliance
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Corey Sparks

VP of Finance and Controller of North America
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Deb Macaleer

Vice President of US Sales
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Uwe Serf

Associate Director, IT, NA Service & Support
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Luis Velez-Rivera

General Manager, Latin America and Puerto Rico Teva Global Operations
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Angela Swanton

General Manager at one of Teva’s manufacturing
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Sara Zavaleta

Teva’s Senior Director, Supply Chain
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Meet the Expert - Dr Joshua M. Cohen

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Meet the Expert: Paula Turner

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Meet the Expert – Mike Smith

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2021 HBA Rising Star and Luminary

2021 Teva Rising Stars

We believe in the power and promise of enabling, developing and recognizing women in becoming exceptional leaders at Teva. As the premier catalyst for development of women in the healthcare industry, the Healthcare Business Women’s Association (HBA)’s Rising Stars and Luminary program honors top talent who exhibit exemplary leadership and are role models who have made notable contributions. In addition to one Rising Star and One Luminary, Teva also recognizes additional top talent internally.  We asked all this year’s nominees to share their career journeys and advice. These are their stories

Shanna Clark

Shanna Clark

Senior Director Finance, US Generics, Teva Pharmaceuticals
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Mayra Avila

Mayra Avila

Head of Finance Teva Global Operations (TGO) North America and Complex Manufacturing
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Debbie McCollough

Debbie McCollough

Senior Director, Movement Disorders and Brand Marketing/Planning, Teva Pharmaceuticals
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Linda Caramichael

Linda Caramichael

Head of Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability – North America, Teva Pharmaceuticals
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Galia Porat

Galia Porat

Associate General Counsel, Teva Pharmaceuticals
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See our past nominees

Kathleen Veit

Vice President, Global Compliance, Investigations & Monitoring, Teva
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Ann Lee-Jeffs

Senior Director, Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), Product Stewardship, Teva Global Operations
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Valerie Mulligan

VP Global Specialty Regulatory Affairs, R&D, Teva
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