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Mr. Rick E. Winningham

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Chief Executive Officer

Local Address: South San Francisco, California, United States
Theravance , Inc.
901 Gateway Blvd
S. San Francisco , California 94080
United States

Company Description: Theravance, Inc. (Theravance) is a biopharmaceutical company with a pipeline of internally discovered product candidates. The Company is focused on the discovery,...   more

Employment History

  • Chief Executive Officer and A Member of the Board of Directors
    Theravance , Inc.
  • President
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
  • President
    Global Marketing

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • B.S.
    Southern Illinois University
  • M.B.A.
    Texas Christian University
  • B.S. degree
    Southern Illinois University
152 Total References
Web References
Theravance, Inc. : Management Team, 21 Mar 2014 [cached]
Rick E Winningham Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Rick E Winningham joined Theravance as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors in October 2001, and was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors in April 2010. Since becoming CEO in late 2001, Theravance has successfully transitioned from a private research-based small molecule discovery company to a public company with a robust portfolio of product candidates.
From 1997 to 2001 he served as President, Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) Oncology/Immunology/Oncology Therapeutics Network (OTN) and also as President of Global Marketing from 2000 to 2001. In addition to operating responsibility for U.S. Oncology/Immunology/OTN, Mr. Winningham also had full responsibility for Global Marketing in the Cardiovascular, Infectious Disease, Immunology, Oncology/Metabolics and GU/GI/Neuroscience therapeutic areas. Over a fifteen-year period with BMS and its predecessor, Bristol-Myers, Mr. Winningham held various U.S. and global management positions. During his tenure with BMS, he was associated with the development and commercialization of several major pharmaceutical products, such as Taxol®, Paraplatin®, Zerit®, Videx®, Reyataz®, and Abilify®.
Mr. Winningham holds an M.B.A. from Texas Christian University and a B.S. from Southern Illinois University. He is a member of the Board of Directors of California Healthcare Institute (CHI) and Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Winningham is also a member of the External Advisory Board for the College of Business and Administration and Business Hall of Fame at Southern Illinois University.
Mr. Winningham was ..., 12 June 2014 [cached]
Mr. Winningham was previously appointed to the Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. board of directors in May 2010. Messrs. Cozadd and Winningham were elected to our board of directors effective upon the consummation of the Azur Merger.
Rick E Winningham, age 54, has served as a member of our board of directors since the Azur Merger and was a director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2010 until the Azur Merger. In May 2014, Mr. Winningham was appointed lead independent director of our board of directors. Since 2001, he has served as the Chief Executive Officer and since 2010, as Chairman of the board of directors of Theravance, Inc., a royalty management company. Since May 2014 he has also served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Theravance Biopharma, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. From 1986 to 2001, he held various positions with a pharmaceutical company, Bristol-Myers Squibb and its predecessor Bristol-Myers, including serving as the President of Bristol-Myers Squibb Oncology/Immunology/Oncology Therapeutics Network and, from 2000 to 2001, as its President of Global Marketing. He is the Chairman of the board of directors of the California Healthcare Institute (CHI) and is also a member of the Biotechnology Industry Organization’s Board of Directors, serving on the Health Section Governing Board and Board Standing Committee on Reimbursement. Mr. Winningham holds an M.B.A. from Texas Christian University and a B.S. from Southern Illinois University. Mr. Winningham’s experience in senior management positions in the pharmaceutical industry provides significant industry knowledge and operational and management expertise to our board of directors.
Mr. Winningham currently serves as our lead independent director.
Board of Directors | CHI, 25 May 2014 [cached]
Rick E. Winningham
Chairman and CEO
"Now that we have completed the ..., 15 Nov 2014 [cached]
"Now that we have completed the separation, each company will focus its efforts on building value by unlocking unique and promising opportunities," said Rick E Winningham, Chief Executive Officer of both
Rick Winningham
Rick E Winningham 650-808-4045
Jazz Pharmaceuticals Board of Directors, 7 June 2014 [cached]
Rick E Winningham Lead Independent Director, Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc
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