Heather Bresch Net Worth, Wiki, Personal Life, CEO,Salary, Home, Age

Published Date   01st Sep. 2017, 01:15 am
Heather Bresch Net Worth, Wiki, Personal Life, CEO,Salary, Home, Age
Quick Info
Birth Name: Heather Bresch
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $27 million

Heather Bresch is an American Business Executive generally known around the globe as the Chief Executive Officer of Mylan, an American global generic and specialty pharmaceuticals company. Heather Bresch net worth is known to be huge and amassed from her work as the Chief Executive Officer of Mylan. Heather Bresch is credited for Mylan’s growth and performance and helping the company survive the competition in the market by transforming it from a pharmaceutical company into a health care company. Heather Bresch is regarded as one of the best women CEO to lead a company. A general bio Heather Bresch is given below.


The distinguished and talented American business executive, Heather Bresch is considered to be a very efficient CEO to lead a company. She has taken many effective measures to help her company survive the competing market. Heather Bresch net worth is accumulated from the salary she receives for working as the CEO of Mylan. Heather Bresch is regarded as one of the world’s most powerful women. A very detailed bio of Heather Bresch can be found on various other social media sites along with her personal and professional details.

Early Life and Education

Heather Bresch was born on June 27, 1969. She grew up in Fairmont and Farmington, West Virginia. Her family is of partial Italian and Czech descent. Her father Joe Manchin and her mother Gayle Conelly Manchin, both were active politician throughout her childhood. Her father is currently the senior United States Senator from West Virginia. Heather Bresch completed her high school from Fairmont Senior High School in Fairmont, West Virginia. She has a bachelor’s degree in political science and international relations which she received after graduating from West Virginia University (WVU) in 1991.

Early Career

Heather Bresch career began in 1992. The first job she ever had was working as a clerk in a factory owned by Mylan. The company first offered her a low-level position in the quality control department of a factory in Morgantown. She first started as a clerk and her job was to type labels. Her hardworking nature raised her through the company to become the Chief Executive Officer in 2012. She credits her determined attitude for receiving frequent promotions and finally being the CEO of the company.


Heather Bresch worked first as Mylan’s director of government relations from 2002 to 2005 before rising to the position of the CEO. She also contributed to the development of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003. This Act created Medicare Part D, a prescription-drug benefit. In 2010, Heather Bresch proposed what later became the Generic Drug User Fee Act, to the law makers. She also persuaded several of Mylan’s competitors to support the Act. To advocate for the new law, she made use of all the political skills she had been learning from her father and mother since her childhood. She made hundreds of visits to Washington, D.C. for getting the Act passed. The Generic Drug User Fee Act of 2012 was finally passed on July 9, 2012.

Mylan Executive

Heather Bresch had to climb various steps before becoming Mylan’s CEO. In the past, she served in other executive roles too, like Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategic Development, Chief Operating Office, Head of North American Operations, and Chief Integration Officer. She was also chairman of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association for two terms. Finally, in 2009, she was appointed as the President of Mylan. And in March 2011, she joined Mylan’s Board of Directors. In the year 2011, Mylan made the announcement to appoint Heather Bresch as its Chief Executive Officer. It was in January 2012 that she officially took the position.

Heather Bresch was the first female CEO ever in the history, of a large pharmaceutical company. Even after getting appointed as the CEO of the company, she continued advocating for more new regulations for the betterment of the whole pharmaceutical industry. Under the effective leadership of Heather Bresch, Mylan has had an increase in both the sales volume and the profit margin of its product.

As CEO, Heather Bresch has the responsibility of a very broad workforce and facilities under the supervision of Mylan. The main objective of Mylan is to provide high-quality medicine to all the people, not only of America but all over the world. For the achievement of this goal, Heather Bresch has taken many important actions to remove the barriers to access so that every people can get the medical facilities that they deserve.

Net Worth and Salary

Heather Bresch net worth is known to be huge from the huge compensation she receives from Mylan for working as the CEO of the company. Heather Bresch salary has significantly increased over the past few years because of all the essential decisions she has taken, that has helped the company grow. Her net worth is estimated to be $27 million. Heather Bresch salary was rough $1 million in only salary and a little over $2 million in bonus earnings in the year 2013. Heather Bresch net worth is likely to increase in the coming years.

Personal Life

Heather Bresch has been married two times in her life. She was previously married to Douglas Kirby, a businessman from West Virginia. After getting divorced, she is currently married to Jeffrey J. Bresch, a lawyer from Jones Day. Heather Bresch home is currently situated in Sewickley Heights, Pennsylvania. Heather Bresch home life is currently happy with her husband and four children.

Body Measurements

Heather Bresch age at current is 48. Heather Bresch age has not stopped her from bringing a revolutionary change in the pharmaceutical industry all over the world. Heather Bresch has been rated as the 38th Sexiest CEO Alive for both her looks and her work.

Awards and Recognition

Heather Bresch received numerous honors and awards as a result of her “determined work ethics” and “never giving up attitude”. Some of the awards that she has received include Award of Gratitude, Global Impact Award, Joan Joyce Achievement Award and Albert Schweitzer Leadership Award. In the year 2014, Fortune magazine ranked her as 31st on the list of “50 Most Powerful Women“. She was also recognized in Esquire‘s “Patriots of the Year” list in the year 2011, for her work pushing for the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act.

The very talented and successful Heather Bresch bio can be found on various social media sites like Wikipedia, Twitter, Facebook, and more.

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