Meet the Executive Eli Lilly and Company Leadership Team: Steve F. Fry
Steve Fry became senior vice president, human resources and diversity, for Eli Lilly and Company in March 2011. He is also a member of the executive committee. He has served as vice president, human resources, for Eli Lilly and Company since February 2007.
Fry earned a bachelor of science degree in information systems from the University of Indianapolis. He joined Lilly in 1987 as a scientific systems analyst in Lilly Research Laboratories.
After a series of managerial assignments in IT and HR, Fry became the human resource director for Lilly’s United Kingdom affiliate in 1998. Following this assignment, he served as the executive director of human resources for the U.S. affiliate in 1999. He was the managing director for the Australian affiliate from 2004 to 2007. He returned to the U.S. in 2007 and provided HR leadership for the global sales and marketing organization before accepting the role of vice president supporting the Lilly bio-medicines and emerging markets business units.
Fry has been instrumental in Lilly’s efforts to re-organize into business units and transform the way the company provides human resource services to the business.
His extensive HR background, coupled with a strong business orientation, helps him lead the human resource organization with a vision that is grounded in the company’s commitment to provide better patient outcomes.
Fry serves on the Board of Trustees, University of Indianapolis and Make A Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana’s Governance Board of Directors. He has two children.
Source: Eli Lilly and Co. Press Releases – Executive Bios