NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Geralyn R. Breig, President, Revlon North America, was elected to the American Medical Association (AMA) Board of Trustees at the opening session of the organization’s Interim Meeting. Breig is the sixth person to hold the public member position on the board of the nation’s largest and most prominent physician organization.
A leader and senior executive with Fortune 500 companies, Breig joined Revlon in September of 2023, where she is responsible for the sales, marketing, and operations for Revlon's US and Canadian businesses. She has over 30 years of experience in president and chief marketing officer roles at major multi-national corporations as well as over a decade of experience as a board director at publicly traded and privately held companies.
Her not-for-profit board experience includes terms on the boards of The Avon Foundation, The Personal Care Products Council, The Fragrance Foundation and the Villa Maria School in Stamford, Conn. She has served on the Board of Directors of Hanes Brands, Inc. since 2018, and she previously served on the boards of 1800flowers.com, Inc. and Welch Foods, Inc.
“Geralyn Breig is an exemplary leader and executive, with extensive experience transforming and modernizing brands, driving growth, and serving on boards,” said AMA Board Chair Willie Underwood III, M.D., MSc, MPH. “As the physician’s powerful ally in patient care, the AMA is removing obstacles physicians and patients face in health care, driving the future of medicine, and by promoting innovation to tackle the biggest challenges in health care. We are excited to tap into Geralyn’s experience as an innovator and global leader as we confront those and other big challenges.”
“It is an honor and privilege to join the Board of this prestigious organization that works to advance its timeless mission of promoting the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health,” said Breig. “I look forward to being a voice for patients as I serve in this important role as the AMA works to advance its strategic work on behalf of physicians and their patients.”
Breig earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics magna cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Penn.
The AMA first added a public member to its Board of Trustees in 2002. Breig will begin her four-year term at the conclusion of the AMA Annual Meeting in June 2024. She will replace Harris Pastides, PhD, who has served on the board since 2020.
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