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Brian Cooley

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SVP - Lymphatic Drug Delivery BU Leader

  • 30+ years of experience in the biopharmaceutical and life science industry
  • Mr. Cooley has had various leadership positions in new product development (combination products) and commercial roles in big pharma and small start up healthcare technology companies
  • Prior to joining Sorrento, Mr. Cooley led global product teams and new product launch teams with P&L responsibility at both Eli Lilly and Company and Genentech in disease areas including Diabetes, Neurology, Immunology and Rare Disease
  • In addition to leading large product development and commercial teams, he has also led significant BD, in-licensing, and integration efforts both internationally and in the U.S. This included multiple insulin manufacturing and co-promotion deals Europe, Middle East and Africa, and a $400MM collaboration agreement to in-license, develop and commercialize the first GLP-1 agonist
  • Most recently, Mr. Cooley was CBO for the Sofusa Business Unit at Kimberly-Clark and led the successful sale and integration effort into Sorrento Therapeutics
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