Steven H. Collis is Chairman, President and CEO of AmerisourceBergen Corporation, a global healthcare solutions leader, currently ranked No.10 on the Fortune 500. He was elected president and CEO in 2011 and chairman in 2016. Wall Street Journal named Mr. Collis as the best performing chief executive in the Philadelphia region for 2015, and Barron’s ranked AmerisourceBergen two years in a row as No. 1 on their list of the 500 top performing companies.
Mr. Collis has additionally forged a clear path in fulfilling AmerisourceBergen’s purpose of being united in our responsibility to create healthier futures. He spearheaded the creation of the AmerisourceBergen Foundation, the company’s first enterprise-wide, nonprofit charitable organization, which supports health-related causes that enrich the global community. Under his leadership, the company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion continue to be recognized, with AmerisourceBergen being named a DiversityInc Noteworthy Company in 2017, 2018 and 2019. The company was also honoured by the Women's Forum of New York as a leading company for gender balance on its board of directors.
Mr. Collis’ career with AmerisourceBergen spans more than two decades and includes time leading the company’s specialty and wholesale distribution and related services businesses. He helped found the former Specialty Group business in 1994 and grew it into the market leader in specialty pharmaceutical distribution and product commercialization services.
Mr. Collis earned a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours degree from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. In addition to serving as chairman of AmerisourceBergen’s board of directors, he serves on the board of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers. Mr. Collis is a founding vice chairman of the American Cancer Society’s CEOs Against Cancer Pennsylvania chapter and serves on the Board of Governors for the American Red Cross.