Dr. Cameron Durrant is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of KaloBios, since March 1, 2016. He was elevated to that position after serving on the board of directors starting January 7, 2016.
Dr. Durrant’s expertise and business career has revolved around transformations, whether for brands, business units, or small companies. He has particular therapeutic experience in infectious diseases, pediatrics and oncology – coupled with experience as a practicing physician.He has served as board chairman, lead independent director and as CEO for several specialty pharma or biotech companies in both the private and public sector. He has been involved in several exits and has raised significant funding from a variety of sources.
His career has been built on extensive experience – including commercial, P&L, US and global responsibilities – as an operating executive at blue-chip pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Durrant has been President and CEO of PediaMed Pharmaceuticals, a company focused on bring important medicines to children in the US; and held senior executive positions at Johnson & Johnson and Pharmacia. He also had earlier roles at GlaxoSmithKline and Merck.He is a prior regional winner of the Ernst and Young ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ award. Dr. Durrant earned his MD from the Welsh National School of Medicine, Cardiff, UK, his DRCOG from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, London, UK, and his MRCGP from the Royal College of General Practitioners, London, UK. He practiced medicine for eight years in the UK and Australia. He also earned his MBA from Henley Management College, Oxford, UK.