Board of Directors
Committees: Executive Compensation Committee
Renee Tannenbaum has been a director since 2021. She currently serves as vice president of global partnering at Halozyme, Inc., where she is responsible for leading business development activities and the company’s alliances through partnerships and collaborations. Dr Tannenbaum previously served as the head of global customer excellence at AbbVie, where she was responsible for building commercial capabilities for the organization. Prior to her time at AbbVie, Dr. Tannenbaum served as president of Myrtle Potter & Company, LLC, a global life-sciences consulting and advisory firm, and executive vice president and chief commercial officer at Elan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. During her time at Elan, Dr. Tannenbaum was responsible for revenue generation from Elan’s marketed products, preparing for the commercialization of pipeline candidates, and strengthening the company’s overall commercial capabilities. Prior to her role at Elan, Dr. Tannenbaum spent three years leading the global commercial operations organization at Novartis Pharma AG, and nine and sixteen years at Bristol Myers Squibb and at Merck and Company, Inc., respectively, where she held a variety of leadership positions in operations and general management. She has extensive Board experience, as she is currently a director at Zogenix, Inc., and previously served as a director at Nordic Nanovector ASA, Cipher Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Sharps Compliance Inc., and Immune Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
In addition to her roles in industry, Dr. Tannenbaum retains a faculty position at the University of the Sciences’ Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy, where she serves as the Dean’s professor. Dr. Tannenbaum received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Sciences, her MBA from Temple University, and her B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Connecticut.