Kenneth R. Pitzer
Western States Bank
Kenneth R. Pitzer, D.V.M., has served as our Senior Vice President, Product Strategy and Commercial Planning since March 2016. Previously, Dr. Pitzer was Vice President, Strategic and Commercial Planning since he joined Theravance Biopharma in October 2014 from Theravance, Inc., where he held the position of Vice President, Strategic and Commercial Planning since January 2008. Dr. Pitzer joined Theravance, Inc. in 2002 as Director, New Product Planning, and held various positions in the Commercial Development Department before being promoted to Vice President, Strategic and Commercial Planning in January 2008. Prior to joining Theravance, Inc. Dr. Pitzer worked at Lederle Laboratories in sales, marketing research and product management from 1989 to 1995 and then at Cygnus, Inc., from 1995 until 2002, ultimately serving as the Vice President of Product Management. Dr. Pitzer earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from The Ohio State University in 1987 and an M.B.A. from Carnegie‑Mellon University in 1989.