Tracy Ting joined Avanir Pharmaceuticals in December 2017 to lead the Human Resources and Corporate Communications functions, bringing more than two decades of combined finance and HR expertise. In this role, she provides leadership, strategic vision and functional expertise to Avanir's human resources organization. As a high-performing leader with an influential mindset and a creative strategist, she drives key business objectives and sets strategic direction for people and overall culture towards innovation and growth.
Prior to Avanir, Tracy served as Senior VP of Human Resources at Affymetrix, a public global life science tools company, up until its acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific in 2016. Tracy was pivotal as part of the executive team that led the company’s successful turnaround and cultural transformation. Prior to Affymetrix, Tracy served as VP of Human Resources and Compensation at Varian Medical Systems – the global market leader in radiation oncology - where she was instrumental in crafting the company's talent management strategy, created and scaled the company’s global HR processes and systems, and contributed toward its worldwide growth from 1,900 to 7,000+ employees. Prior to Varian, Tracy worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (formerly Coopers & Lybrand LLP) in Los Angeles.
Tracy holds a Bachelor's degree in Communications Studies with an emphasis in Business Administration from the University of California, Los Angeles.