President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Leader and member of the CIBA VISION Executive Team
Member of Novartis Consumer Health Executive Committee
Andrea Saia is President and CEO of CIBA VISION, a leading vision care company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. As an industry leader, Andrea’s vision and strategy to shape the business of eye health guide over 5,900 people who work for CIBA VISION and helps determine the future of the entire vision care industry.
Prior to her appointment in 2008, Andrea was Chief Operating Officer of CIBA VISION. She joined CIBA VISION in 2002, as the Global Head of Marketing. In 2003, she was promoted to President of the Global Lens Business and in 2005 became Region Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Prior to joining CIBA VISION, Andrea held positions of increasing responsibility in brand management, general management, functional and regional management with global consumer product companies, including Unilever, Revlon and Procter & Gamble.
Andrea holds a Masters degree of Business Administration from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Marketing from Miami University.