Andrew Robbins Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations
Andrew Robbins has served as Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations since July 2012. Mr. Robbins has extensive commercial, development and strategic leadership expertise from a 15-year career in the pharmaceutical industry, with a specific focus on oncology/hematology products. Most recently he was at Hospira, Inc. where he served as General Manager/Vice President of the U.S. Alternate Site business unit, focused on the sales of pharmaceuticals and medical devices to outpatient oncology, surgery, pain and dialysis customers. In this role, he led a team of approximately 100 employees, including a national sales force, to deliver over $400 million in annual revenue. Prior to this, he was Vice President of Corporate Development and was responsible for global branded pharmaceutical marketing and business development, research and development portfolio prioritization, global strategy and corporate venture investing. During his tenure, he designed and executed a strategy to build a late-stage hematology/oncology and acute pain pipeline via licensing and acquisition. Mr. Robbins also served on the Board of Directors for three venture-backed healthcare companies, two of which were focused on innovative hematology/oncology products. Before Hospira, Mr. Robbins was a commercial leader within Pfizer’s oncology unit, responsible for shepherding a portfolio of 12 preclinical and clinical stage products through development using a “fast-to-patient” approach. Several of these products, including Sutent® (sunitinib), Inlyta® (axitinib) and Xalkori® (crizotinib) have been commercialized. Mr. Robbins holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and a bachelor's degree from Swarthmore College.