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Pamela Demain, MBA

Pamela Demain, MBA

Pamela (Pam) Demain has over 40 years of experience in pharmaceutical corporate development and licensing. Most recently she served as VP of Business Development at The Medicines Company, up through their sale to Novartis in November 2019. Since then, Pam has served as Senior Business Advisor for Adagene and SVP, Business Development for Flame Biosciences. Previously, she served as Executive Director, Corporate Licensing at Merck for 20 years. In that role, she was responsible for negotiating transactions with companies, universities, and institutions worldwide. Prior to that, she headed the Business Information & Research Department in the Worldwide Human Health Marketing area. Earlier positions included 15 years in Corporate Planning, Marketing Communications and Product Management at Merck. Ms. Demain’s career began in the natural products laboratory of Gruppo Lepetit, an Italian pharmaceutical company, which was then a subsidiary of the Dow Chemical.

Ms. Demain served as the President of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) USA and Canada during 2014 – 2015. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and holds a M.B.A. in International Business from The American University in Washington, D.C. and is a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP).

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