Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Rob Davis

Robert Davis graduated from Franklin Community High School in 1985.  After graduating from Miami University with a bachelor’s degree in finance, he went on to earn his Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management and his Juris Doctorate from Northwestern University School of Law.  

Rob began his career at Eli Lilly and Company where he held numerous positions of increasing responsibility for over 14 years. In 2004, he joined Baxter, International Inc., as treasurer. In 2006, he became corporate vice president and CFO at Baxter, before being named corporate vice president and president of Medical Products where he served from 2010 through 2014. In this role, Rob oversaw a range of businesses with products used in the delivery of fluids and drugs to patients, and in the treatment of end-stage kidney disease.

He joined Merck in April of 2014 as the chief financial officer and executive vice president for Merck & Co., Inc.  He is an accomplished executive with significant financial and operational expertise.   

Rob served on the board of trustees for Rush University Medical Center and as a member of its finance committee from 2006 through 2014.  He was a member of the board of directors of AdvaMed from 2010 through 2014, and a member of the board of the Baxter International Foundation from 2006 through 2014.