Iain Boomer

Head of Learning and Development Canada Abbvie

Iain Boomer has held the role of Head of Learning and Development Canada since January 2018 and leads a team of 9 Learning professionals focused on driving learning excellence for AbbVie’s 880+ professionals across HQ and field. The team is dedicated to ensuring adult learning principals are applied in a measurable, engaging, value-add and innovative approach. Iain’s team ensures leadership development, commercial & medical strategies, employee & product onboarding journeys, compliance learning and In-Field team skills & capabilities are executed and aligned with business goals & strategies.

AbbVie Canada has the potential to deliver more than 20 new medicines or indications by 2022. Iain and several members of his team actively participate in many Launch readiness committees to ensure launch excellence for AbbVie Canada.

Prior to joining AbbVie Canada, Iain held roles within AbbVie’s global learning organization. Iain has over 14 years of experience in the learning industry holding various positions, including Area level lead for Abbott Medical Optics in EMEA and project director at IC Axon.

Iain holds a Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology and Anatomy & Cell Biology from McGill University. Iain holds a position as a member of the Board of PMCQ – Pharmaceutical Marketing Club of Quebec as VP of Planning.

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