Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer & Privacy Officer
Joe Zimmerman is responsible for all aspects of healthcare and privacy compliance for the Ferring U.S. operations. Joe has more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He has held senior roles in compliance and ethics, privacy, leadership development training, and sales. Previously, Joe served as Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer for Actavis and Corporate Vice President, Global Chief Compliance Officer for Forest Laboratories both now known as Allergan. Joe was directly involved as both Compliance Officer and Executive Team Member in numerous mergers and acquisitions while at Actavis and Forest. He has launched and provided compliance support to multi-billion dollar brands. He holds a degree in biology from Bradley University and has received additional certifications in compliance, ethics, fraud & abuse, and investigations.