David A. Ricks is a businessperson who has been at the helm of 6 different companies.
He is Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer for Eli Lilly & Co. and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Eli Lilly & Co. Ltd. (a subsidiary of Eli Lilly & Co.). Mr. Ricks is also on the board of Adobe, Inc. and The Central Indiana Corporate Partnership and Chairman at Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America, President for International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Chairman-Governors Board at James Whitcomb Riley Children's Foundation.
In his past career Mr. Ricks held the position of Principal at International Business Machines Corp., Principal at HP, Inc., President of Lilly USA LLC, President & General Manager at Lilly Industries Shanghai Ltd. and General Manager at Eli Lilly Canada, Inc.
David A. Ricks received an MBA from Indiana University and an undergraduate degree from Purdue University.