Bob managed a $6B P&L at Otsuka while managing a diverse and growing product portfolio across the cardio-renal, neuroscience, oncology, and medical device markets. Having compiled more than twenty five years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, across commercial and general management roles for premium companies within the industry he was instrumental in building ABILIFY®, Abilify Maintena®, SAMSCA®, SPRYCEL® and Rexulti®. As Vice President and Global Business Manager for Oncology at Wyeth, he led the global launch of Torisel for RCC and later assumed responsibility for U.S. Commercial Operations.
Bob began his career in pharmaceuticals with Johnson & Johnson where he held positions of increasing responsibility. During his tenure at Otsuka, Bob held senior level executive roles including President & COO for North America and ultimately Bob was in the role of President & CEO of Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He previously held the position of Board Chairman for Otsuka Canada. More recently Bob served as CEO for V ClinBio, an early stage Biopharmaceutical Technology Platform. Bob is currently Executive Advisor and a member of the Board of Directors for Hyalo Technologies; as well as Executive Advisor for Cellix Bio Sciences, Inc. which recently merged with V ClinBio; additionally, he is a Board Member of Neurotez a Biotech startup focused on Alzheimer’s Disease. Previously, Bob served on the board of Immunomedics a publicly traded company focused on Oncology.
Bob holds a BA from Rutgers University and an MBA from the Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University.