Gary M. Phillips, MD
Dr. Gary Phillips has served as Chairman of our supervisory board since May 2021. Dr. Phillips has over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, leading commercial operations, clinical medicine, business strategy and development functions. Dr. Phillips serves as the Chief Business Officer of the Swiss oncology biotech company Anaveon AG. Before joining Anaveon in 2022, he was president and chief executive officer of OrphoMed, Inc. in the United States. Dr. Phillips previously worked with Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, where he had served as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer and President of their Autoimmune and Rare Diseases business. Prior to that role, he was Head of Global Health & Healthcare Industries at the World Economic Forum, served as President of Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals North America (now Indivior), and held dual roles as President, U.S. Surgical and Pharmaceuticals and Global Head of Pharmaceuticals at Bausch & Lomb. In addition, Dr. Phillips has served in executive roles at Merck Serono, Novartis, and Wyeth. Dr. Phillips earned a B.A. in Biochemistry summa cum laude from the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.D. with Alpha Omega Alpha distinction from the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Phillips maintains an active medical license and practiced as a general medicine clinician/officer in the U.S. Navy, from which he was honorably discharged as a lieutenant commander.