Steven Baert


Head Human Resources & Member of the Executive Committee,
Novartis International AG


Steven Baert has been Head of Human Resources of Novartis since February 26, 2014. He is a member of the Executive Committee of Novartis. 

Mr. Baert joined Novartis in 2006 as Head of Human Resources Global Functions in Switzerland. He has held several senior HR roles, including Head of Human Resources for Emerging Growth Markets and Global Head, Human Resources, Oncology. Mr. Baert also served as Head of Human Resources, US and Canada, for Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. 

Prior to joining Novartis, Mr. Baert held positions in Human Resources for Bristol-Myers Squibb and Unilever. 

Mr. Baert holds a Master of Business Administration from the Vlerick Business School and a Master in Law from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. He has a Bachelor in Law from the Katholieke Universiteit Brussels.