Jyoti Mehra

Executive Vice President, Human Resources


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Ms. Mehra leads the global Human Resources organization at Gilead. In this role, she is responsible for leading people strategy, elevating team performance and developing a cohesive approach to talent attraction and development. Ms. Mehra joined Gilead in 2017 as Human Resources leader for the commercial, general and administrative functions worldwide. Prior to joining, she held leadership positions at Novartis in the United States, Europe and China in which she was responsible for developing cross-functional and therapeutic-area Human Resource strategies to support the business’ growth priorities.

Ms. Mehra has extensive experience in business partnership and organizational design and is passionate about the impact that talent, inclusion and culture have on the effectiveness of high performing teams.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Delhi University, a master’s degree in International Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University and is a certified executive coach.