Senior Vice President R&D
Dr. Keith James joined Ferring on January 2012 as the Vice President of Therapeutic Innovation. He was promoted to President Ferring Research Institute, Inc., and Senior Vice President R&D in December 2012. Before joining Ferring, Dr. James spent 29 years working at Pfizer. Throughout his tenure at Pfizer, Dr. James’ appointments included positions as Vice President for Discovery Research at the Pfizer Sandwich site; Senior Vice President of the Pfizer Strategic Management Group in New London, CT; Vice President of Discovery Research, at the Pfizer site in Ann Arbor, MI; and Research Site Head at the Pfizer La Jolla site. Dr. James is a graduate of Imperial College, London and received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Cambridge University. He spent two years as a NATO Research Fellow at Stanford University, CA and Columbia University, NY before beginning his drug discovery career.