Richard Phillips, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance and Pharmacovigilance
Dr. Phillips has served as our Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance and Pharmacovigilance since November 1, 2011. He previously served as a consultant in the Global Regulatory Consultancy Group of PPD, Inc. from March 2011 to October 2011. From March 2010 to March 2011, he worked as an independent consultant with pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the area of regulatory affairs. From January 2007 to July 2009, Dr. Phillips served as Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance at Cougar Biotechnology, Inc., and following the acquisition of Cougar by Johnson & Johnson, from July 2009 until March 2010, he oversaw the integration of Cougar's regulatory affairs and quality assurance function with Johnson & Johnson.
From September 2005 to January 2007, Dr. Phillips was employed by Amgen Inc., where he was the Director of Regulatory Affairs and Global Regulatory Leader for Vectibix™ (panitumumab), which received FDA approval in 2006 for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer. Dr. Phillips has also held regulatory affairs management positions with Chugai Pharma USA, Pfizer Inc. (Parke-Davis), Johnson & Johnson (Janssen, L.P.), Novartis A.G., G.D. Searle (Pfizer) and Structural GenomiX.
Dr. Phillips received a B.S. from the University of California, Irvine in 1976 and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1982.
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