Alex Monteith is Vice President, Business Development on the External Operations Team at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2018. Before Deerfield, Mr. Monteith served as Vice President of Business Development & Alliance Management at Achillion Pharmaceuticals where he led the development and execution of the Achillion’s enterprise wide strategic plan and collaboration activities. Prior to Achillion, he was the Head of US Business Development for Helsinn Therapeutics and held a number of other business development roles at Signum Biosciences, Alpharma Pharmaceuticals, and UCB. Mr. Monteith began his pharma career at Merck as a chemist, and later held positions in finance. He holds a B.S. in Biology from James Madison University and an M.B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University.