Head of People
Susan Lundeen served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources at Kythera Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. from October, 2006 until it was acquired by Allergan in October, 2015. Ms. Lundeen was responsible for designing people systems, decision-making processes and cultural initiatives to grow the company from a privately held, start-up to a public, commercial organization. From September 2005 to June 2007, Ms. Lundeen was Vice President of Human Resources and Administration at Activus Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a healthcare distribution company.
Prior to that experience, from February 1993 to September 2005, Ms. Lundeen held various positions at Amgen and ultimately served as Senior Director of Human Resources responsible for Strategic Sourcing and Staffing.
Ms. Lundeen received a BA in Psychology and Business Administration from California Lutheran University and currently chairs the Board of Regents for California Lutheran University.