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Simon Russell, MA, PhD

Simon Russell, MA, PhD

Head of Strategic Marketing and International Corporate Development

Simon Russell, M.A., Ph.D. has served as our Head of Strategic Marketing and International Corporate Development since our acquisition of Creabilis Therapeutics, plc in December 2016. Previously, Dr. Russell served as the former Chief Business Officer of Creabilis since 2012. Prior Creabilis, Dr. Russell served in multiple roles of increasing responsibility at Novartis Pharma AG where he was most recently Head of Global Marketing for ILARIS and prior to that Head of Strategic Marketing, Biologics. Dr. Russell joined Novartis in 2008 from AstraZeneca where he last served as Global Marketing Director for Biologics. His early career included brand directorship, business development, clinical and development management and medicinal chemistry research. He holds a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Southampton University and an M.A. in Chemistry from the University of Oxford in the UK.