Vice President Alliance Management, BD Strategy & Operations, Pharma R&D, GSK
Bill Mendez Joined GSK in 2009 as VP of World Wide Business Development for Consumer Health Care and later moved into the role of VP of Global Strategy and Business Development for Skin Health. Prior to GSK, Bill spent 8 years working in Switzerland for Johnson & Johnson and Hoffmann-La Roche in various Business Development roles with geographical responsibility for Europe, Middle East and Africa.. In July 2013, Bill accepted an opportunity in GSK R&D Procurement where he led a team of 50 professionals supporting the outsourcing of nearly 1.2 Billion British Pounds annually. After 3 years in R&D Procurement, Bill joined World Wide Business Development Pharma R&D as the Vice President of Alliance Management, BD Strategy & Operations. In his current role, Bill is responsible for overseeing 124 active external R&D collaborations, JMC member for the Avalon collaboration, West Coast BD, Chief of Staff for the Interim Head of WWBD, manages the day to day operational aspects of WWBD and sets & executes R&D’s external engagement strategy for key events such as the JP Morgan Conference and Bio.