William A. Bertrand, Jr.

Chief Operating Officer at Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC

William A. Bertrand, Jr.

William A. Bertrand, Jr.

Chief Operating Officer at Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Medimmune, Inc.
MedImmune LLC

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2299

Number of Boards

8

Birthday

1965

Age

55

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Chairman at Zyngenia, Inc.

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Acting Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board at Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Ardelyx, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Aurinia Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Professional at GW Pharmaceuticals Plc

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Director, Executive Vice President & General Counsel at Valeant Canada Ltd.

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General Partner, Washington DC at New Enterprise Associates

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Independence Chairman of the Board at Genvec Inc.

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William A. Bertrand, Jr.
Chief Operating Officer at Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC
Education
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Class of 1986

Wayne State University (WSU) is a public research university located in Detroit, Michigan, United States, in the city's Midtown Cultural Center Historic District and Wayne State University Buildings Historic District. Founded in 1868, WSU consists of 13 schools and colleges offering 370 programs to nearly 28,000 graduate and undergraduate students. It is currently Michigan's fourth-largest university and one of the 100 largest universities in the United States. The WSU main campus encompasses 203 acres (822,000 m²) linking more than 100 education and research buildings in the heart of Detroit. It also has six extension centers in the metro Detroit area providing access to a limited selection of courses. The institution is a notable engine in metro Detroit's educational, cultural and economic landscape, as manifested through efforts such as its thriving research and technology park and hosting of the Detroit Windsor International Film Festival.

Juris Doctorate, cum laude

The University of Wisconsin Law School is located on historic Bascom Hill in the heart of the beautiful UW–Madison campus. It boasts a renowned faculty, an extensive curriculum and a dynamic student body. As part of a world-class university located in the state’s capital, the Law School also offers an unparalleled wealth of experiences beyond its walls. An extensive curriculum places emphasis on the dynamics of the law—how the law relates to social change and to society as a whole—while at the same time stressing skill development. In addition to nationally recognized programs in several substantive areas, the Law School also has one of the largest clinical programs in the country. UW Law School offers many dual degree programs , concentrations and certificate programs. With a focus on skills-based learning, our students graduate practice-ready and prepared for success. Most UW Law School students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). The UW Law School's nationally recognized faculty and staff work together to provide an outstanding learning environment for our students. Our faculty and staff come from a wide range of backgrounds and bring varying experiences, views and approaches to the Law School. They are inspired by the UW’s distinctive law-in-action approach, and they are committed to helping students develop into confident, successful lawyers.

Career History
Chief Operating Officer
2017 - Current

Adaptimmune Therapeutics Plc engages in the development of novel cancer immunotherapy products. Its specific peptide enhanced affinity receptor platform enables the engineering of T-cells to target and destroy cancer, including solid tumors. The company was founded by Bent K. Jakobsen, James Julian Noble, and Helena Katrina Tayton-Martin in 2008 and is headquartered in Abingdon, the United Kingdom.

Partner
Tenure Unconfirmed

Wright & Co., a subsidiary of Liberty Mutual Holding Co., Inc., is a company headquartered in Edinburgh, UK. The firm provides building surveying services. Anthony J. DeSantis is the current CEO, occupying that position since 2015. Wright & Co. was acquired by GVA Grimley Ltd., now part of Avison Young (Canada), Inc. on 08 May 05.

Partner
Tenure Unconfirmed

Dickinson & Co. is an American private company located in Des Moines, IA, specializing in security brokers, dealers, and flotation companies.

Boards & Committees
Chief Operating Officer, Secretary & General Counsel
Prior - 2015

Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. develops and commercializes prescription drugs and medical devices used in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, endocrinology, hepatology, colorectal surgery, and internal medicine. It offers Anusol, Apriso, Colazal, Deflux, Diuril, Fenoglide, MoviPrep, Pepcid, Solesta, and Zegerid. The company was founded by randy W. Hamilton and Lorin K. Johnson in December, 1993 and is headquartered in Bridgewater, NJ.

Director
Prior

Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corp. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. It focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapies for glaucoma and other diseases of the eye. The company's product candidate includes Trabodenoson, an adenosine mimetic that has completed Phase II clinical trials for lowering IOP by restoring the eye's natural pressure control mechanism. It is also developing Trabodenoson plus Latanoprost, a prostaglandin analogue that has completed Phase II clinical trials for use in patients with inadequate responses to treatment with latanoprost; and Trabodenoson monotherapy for the treatment of optic nerve neuropathy. Inotek Pharmaceuticals was founded on July 7, 1999 by Csaba Szabo and Andrew L. Salzman and is headquartered in Lexington, MA.

Director
Prior

Tech Council of Maryland, Inc. provides membership association services for technology and life science communities. The firm serves the advanced technology and biotechnology communities. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Rockville, MD.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

MCBRE, a nonprofit organization founded in 2002 by leading Montgomery County employers to promote excellence in public education. An added benefit of the partnership is to in-form us about job areas with critical shortages. With this infor-mation, we can offer courses linked to specific career options. Executive staff and MCBRE members are engaged in joint training sessions that provide opportunities to incorporate in-dustry best practices into school operations in order to efficient-ly and effectively use resources

Political Donations
$500
2010

Former Governor of Maryland

$125
2009

Former Governor of Maryland

Transactions
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Bausch Health Cos., Inc. purchases Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. purchases Santarus, Inc.

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AstraZeneca Plc purchases MedImmune LLC

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