Bob ChibExecutive MBA
Sharad (Bob) Chib has more than twenty years of executive experience in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries; both in US and international healthcare markets. Most recently he served as head of Corporate Strategy, Innovation, and Business Development at Astellas Pharma, where he led the overall strategic direction and growth plan of the Americas Operations. Previously he held various leadership roles across the organization, including the head of the Strategic Account Business Unit, an incubator that accelerated Astellas’ commercial model transformation. He also led the development of the Global Medical Affairs organization and the subsequent design and launch of Astellas’ Global Marketing Strategy function.
Before joining Astellas in 2005, Bob served in positions of increasing responsibility at various organizations, including TAP Pharmaceuticals. His career spans a variety of diverse disciplines, such as clinical research, sales, marketing, new product planning, managed markets, business development, corporate strategy and global commercial operations. Bob holds an Executive MBA from the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in Biological Studies from Rutgers University.