Timothy J. Richmond

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Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, AbbVie Inc.

Tim Richmond is Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer for AbbVie, a global biopharmaceutical company that employs approximately 50,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 175 countries.

As AbbVie’s Chief Human Resources Officer, Tim leads a global human resources organization focused on engaging high-performing employees and sustaining a culture that drives business performance. Reflecting its focus on creating a global workplace that drives performance, AbbVie has been named to more than 40 Great Place to Work® and Top Employer® lists and is prominently recognized on “Best of” lists related to diversity, leadership and engagement, as well as for corporate responsibility and business performance.

Previously, Tim held various human resources management positions at Abbott Laboratories and 3M Company. He earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Minnesota and a master’s degree in labor and industrial relations from Michigan State University.

Dedicated to honoring veterans’ service out of his deep respect for all those who have served, he is privileged to be a member of the Travis Manion Foundation board. Tim also serves on the board of Warriors & Quiet Waters, whose mission is to guide post-9/11 combat veterans and their loved ones to thrive and find peace, meaning and purpose through fly fishing and other inspirational activities in nature. At AbbVie, he served as the executive chair of the Veterans Employee Resource Group for 10 years, with a mission to foster a sense of community among employees who have served through training, mentoring, and volunteering opportunities.

He and his wife Heather live in north suburban Chicago with their three children.

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