Revance Therapeutics, Inc. (“Revance” or “Company”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary to be located at its Newark, CA corporate headquarters. Revance is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates, please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this search or directly to RevanceGC@MLAGlobal.com. Please do not contact Revance directly; all resumes sent to Revance will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Overview: The SVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary (“GC”) will lead the Company’s legal function, business development, and compliance efforts, and also serve as the Corporate Secretary supporting the Board of Directors. The GC will be a strategic thought partner and advisor to the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) as the company moves toward commercialization of its development pipeline. He/she will advise the other members of the executive leadership team as well on critical legal and business matters facing the organization and provide effective leadership for the legal function. In addition, the GC will lead business development initiatives, including deal searches, partnerships, licensing and M&A opportunities. This position will report directly to Revance’s CEO, Dan Browne.
Firm: Revance, a Silicon Valley-based biotechnology company, is committed to the advancement of remarkable science. The Company is developing a portfolio of products for aesthetic medicine and underserved therapeutic specialties, including dermatology, orthopedics and neurology. Revance's science is based upon a proprietary peptide technology, which when combined with active drug molecules may help address current unmet needs. Revance's initial focus is on developing daxibotulinumtoxinA, the company's highly purified botulinum toxin, for a broad spectrum of aesthetic and therapeutic indications, including facial wrinkles and muscle movement disorders.
Compensation: Competitive, commensurate with experience.
Experience: The GC must possess solid academic credentials with 15-plus years of exceptional legal experience at a national law firm and deep business experience in-house. The successful candidate must have relevant experience working with a board and as both an executive officer and a general counsel at a public commercial life science company. He/she must have deep knowledge of the drug development and approval process, product commercialization, markets, companies, regulations and people.
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