Management committee

David Veitch

Chief Executive Officer

Nationality: British | Year of Birth: 1965

David Veitch has been Chief Executive Officer since 2018.

Mr. Veitch joined Basilea in 2014 as Chief Commercial Officer. Before that, from 2012 to 2013, he served as the president of European operations at Savient Pharmaceuticals. From 2007 to 2011, he served as senior vice president of European marketing & brand commercialization at Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals. From 2004 to 2007, he was vice president & general manager UK at Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals. Prior to this Mr. Veitch held various general management and commercial roles in Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals and prior to that commercial roles with SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals.

Mr. Veitch holds a B.Sc. in Biology from the University of Bristol.