Carol Wells

Sr Director, Commercial Training and Development


In her current role at Genentech as Senior Director, CMG Training & Development, Carol has responsibility for cross portfolio sales training, management and leadership development, training operations, and functional training that includes marketing, thought leader partnerships, managed care, and medical science. Carol has been with Genentech since 2004. During her career, she has been a Sales representative, Account Manager, Product Manager, Sales Trainer, Manager and Director. In 2010 Carol was named one of the “Top 100 Most Inspiring People” by PharmaVoice magazine. She has twice served as president of the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the HBA where she received the Council of Chapter President’s Award. Her clear vision, matched with expertise and enthusiasm, serves as a shining example of true leadership. Carol was honored in NYC by HBA as the 2015 STAR of the Year as a Chapter volunteer who stands apart as a truly exemplary role model for others and who has demonstrated a long-term commitment to furthering HBA’s strategic goals. She served as president of SPBT (now LTEN) in 2012 and 2013. Carol’s department, CMG Training & Development has consistently earned Training’s Top 125 and Gold Level CLO Elite Awards. Carol continues her passion for leadership and gender parity by accepting the Regional Chair for HBA’s new regional structure from 2018-2019. She is leading the Pacific Region which won Region of the Year 2018. Carol is a graduate of Wellesley College and received her MBA from Rockhurst University.

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