Alex M. Azar II is the Chairman and Founder of Seraphim Strategies, LLC. Previously, he was President of Lilly USA at Eli Lilly & Co., the largest affiliate of global biopharmaceutical leader Eli Lilly and Company, producing approximately half of its revenue. His responsibilities as President included direction over Lilly USA, LLC, the legal entity that houses the sales and marketing operations of the company’s entire U.S. commercial business: the U.S. Bio-Medicines, Diabetes, and Oncology business units. He also directly led U.S. Bio-Medicines, the affiliate’s largest division, encompassing the areas of neuroscience, cardiovascular health, men’s health, musculoskeletal, Alzheimer’s disease, and Managed Healthcare Services. Prior to this, he served as Vice President of Business-to-Business & Puerto Rico of Eli Lilly & Co. from 2009 to 2012 and served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs & Communications at Eli Lilly & Co. from June 2007 to April 2009.
Prior to his appointment at Eli Lilly, he was appointed by President G.W. Bush as Deputy Secretary of Health & Human Services for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, a position he held from July 2005 to February 2007. He served as General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from August 2001 to July 2005.