Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Organon

Deborah Telman joined Organon in June 2021. She has held senior roles at several Fortune 500 companies, including LCLD Member corporation Abbott Laboratories. At Organon, she is responsible for the company’s worldwide Legal Affairs, Compliance, and Global Environmental Health and Safety, ensuring that Organon maintains the highest ethical standards. A Board Member of City Colleges of Chicago and the Chicago Humanities Festival, Deborah is “committed to advancing education and creating a more informed and connected society.” 

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, Deborah created a Leader's Pledge detailing her personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Deborah's pledge here

Women make up half of Organon’s executive leadership, and the company’s board of directors has more women than any S&P 500 healthcare company. Organon also offers Employee Resource Groups to help form and strengthen connections among internal communities. 

Joined LCLD 2021

Member: Deborah Telman

Diversity Professional: Terrene Collins