Senior Director, Research & Development Communications, Horizon Therapeutics
Synim N. Rivers currently serves as senior director, R&D communications at Horizon Therapeutics where she is responsible for leading this new function’s development and shaping the R&D communications strategy. She first joined Horizon in 2017 as director, communications for government & public affairs. Prior to Horizon, Synim served as vice president and multicultural health expert at Edelman. Synim also spent five years at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in various roles including inaugural public health advisor for FDA’s Office of Minority Health where she advised senior agency officials on minority health issues, health disparities and engaging with diverse communities.