AUSTIN, TEXAS, August 15, 2017 – Barry Duke joined Strawn Arnold & Associates in 2017 after a successful 30+ year career in the BioPharma industry. Most recently, Barry served as EVP, Chief Commercial Officer at Collegium Pharmaceutical, building a launch ready commercial organization from scratch with over 200 employees and supporting infrastructure within 15 months.
Prior to that role, he served as VP of Sales and Marketing for Sanofi/Genzyme and was the US commercial lead for a $400M orthopedic product. Before those two roles, Barry’s career includes working in leadership positions of increasing responsibility from small and mid-size to large, well-established organizations including: The Upjohn Company, Centocor, Astra USA, The Liposome Company, Élan, and Enzon. Barry has been consistently recognized in his career for strong leadership skills, including hiring and developing exceptional talent.
Barry has spoken on multiple occasions at industry forums on leadership and commercial innovation.
The focus of Barry’s search work is on senior leadership placements at the Board, C-Suite, VP, and Director levels. Barry’s extensive experience as an operating executive within the BioPharma industry, which includes a broad network of contacts across commercial operations, medical, regulatory, clinical and business development, provides a unique foundation for valued insights for clients making their most important and impactful hiring decisions.
Barry earned a BA from the University of Virginia and suffers every Sunday in the fall supporting his Carolina Panthers.