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Maria Teresa Hilado to join Galderma’s Advisory Committee

December 7, 2021
  • Maria Teresa “Tessa” Hilado will join Galderma’s Advisory Committee on January 1, 2022 

  • Formerly Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at pharmaceutical company Allergan, Ms. Hilado currently sits on the boards of Campbell Soup Company, Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. and Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC  

  • She will bring to Galderma her strong financial acumen and expertise in managing global corporations 


Zug, Switzerland – December 7, 2021 – Galderma, the world’s largest independent dermatology company, announced today that Maria Teresa “Tessa” Hilado will join its Advisory Committee, effective January 1, 2022.  

Ms. Hilado currently serves on the board of directors at Campbell Soup Company, Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. and Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC.  


“I look forward to working with Tessa Hilado as we move forward with Galderma’s next growth phase. Her appointment will greatly strengthen the Advisory Committee and shows our dedication to increasing diversity at Galderma.” 




A financial management specialist with over 30 years’ experience, Ms. Hilado brings a proven track record across several global corporations and brands. Her background includes pharmaceuticals, consumer products and industrials.  

She most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at global pharmaceutical company Allergan PLC, from 2014 until her retirement in 2018. Prior to this, Ms. Hilado was Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasurer of PepsiCo Inc.; Vice President and Treasurer for Schering-Plough Corp.; and held several leadership roles at General Motors Company. 

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Engineering from Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines and an MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. 


“I am thrilled to welcome Tessa to Galderma’s Advisory Committee. Her vast expertise will be instrumental in implementing our integrated dermatology strategy and in fulfilling our ambition of becoming the leading dermatology company in the world.” 




About Galderma 

Galderma is the world’s largest independent dermatology company, present in approximately 100 countries. Since our inception in 1981, we have been driven by a complete dedication to dermatology. We deliver an innovative, science-based portfolio of sophisticated brands and services across Aesthetics, Consumer Care and Prescription Medicine. Focused on the needs of consumers and patients, we work in partnership with healthcare professionals to ensure superior outcomes. Because we understand that the skin we’re in shapes our life stories, we are advancing dermatology for every skin story. For more information: 


Media contact 

Christian Marcoux, M.Sc. 

Chief Communications Officer  

+41 76 315 26 50 


Sébastien Cros 

Corporate Communications Director  

+41 79 529 59 85 

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