Fernando Sallés, Ph.D., VP, Head of Global Search, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Fernando leads the global search group at Teva that identifies and evaluates novel product candidates and technologies to support business development of Teva’s branded pipeline and R&D efforts across all strategic therapeutic areas. Fernando joined Teva four years ago. His 17 year career that included senior positions at Merck & Co., Schering Plough, Organon International, Purdue Pharma, Cogent Neuroscience, and DNA Sciences has largely focused on defining the strategy and enabling the growth of companies’ branded R&D portfolios.
Fernando earned his PhD in molecular pharmacology and spent 9 years thereafter guiding and conducting research in academic/not-for-profit institutions. He is adjunct faculty at SUNY, Stony Brook in the Department of Pharmacology. He is a member of the Licensing Executive Society and has obtained a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) certification.