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Phil McGurk
Head of East Coast Business Development & Acquisitions at AbbVie


Phil is the Head of East Coast Business Development & Acquisitions at AbbVie and joined the company in May 2019.  Before joining AbbVie, Phil spent 17 years at Pfizer in their business development group where he has been involved in a multitude of different deal types at all stages of discovery, development and commercialization in multiple therapeutic areas. Most recently, he was the Global Business Development Lead for the Inflammation & Immunology business. 

Prior to Pfizer, Phil spent 2 years as the Life Science Technology Transfer lead at the University of Bradford in England. 

 Phil has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Business from the University of Abertay Dundee, a Ph.D in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from the University of St. Andrews and an MBA from the University of Bradford. 

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  • Establishing Your Playbook: Pitch Deck to Data Package