John G. Chou currently serves as Executive Vice President and Special Advisor to the Chairman & CEO of AmerisourceBergen Corporation, having announced his retirement in September 2021. In his prior role as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Mr. Chou was responsible for the legal, regulatory, governance, corporate security, global business resilience and enterprise risk management functions, among others.
From 2017 to 2019, Mr. Chou served as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal & Business Officer, with management responsibility for the strategy, business development, innovation, IT, legal and compliance functions. Prior to this, Mr. Chou was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of AmerisourceBergen Corporation.
Before joining AmerisourceBergen in 2002, Mr. Chou was a partner with a large Philadelphia law firm. He has been practicing law for over 35 years and previously held senior legal positions both in-house and in private practice in the United States and the United Kingdom.
Mr. Chou is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Actively involved in the community, his board affiliations and memberships include the Episcopal Community Services Board of Trustees and the Committee of Seventy Board of Directors. He is a parishioner at The Church of Saint Asaph in Bala Cynwyd.