Myrtle Potter

by Edward Cates
Myrtle Potter
Vant Operating Chair
Roivant Sciences

Myrtle Potter is the Vant Operating Chair at Roivant Sciences, a global, multibillion-dollar biopharmaceutical company. In this role, Potter oversees strategy, investment and operations for 12 biopharmaceutical companies in the Roivant family of companies. These companies span multiple therapeutic areas and modalities, including monoclonal antibodies, gene therapies, regenerative therapies and small molecules.


Prior to Roivant, Potter served as CEO of Myrtle Potter & Company, a healthcare advisory fi rm that she started in 2005, which still operates today. She previously served as President and COO of Genentech and President of U.S. Cardiovascular/ Metabolics at Bristol-Myers Squibb.


Potter serves on the boards of several Roivant family biopharmaceutical companies, including Myovant Sciences, Urovant Sciences, Axovant Gene Therapies and Arbutus Biopharma. She is chairperson of six Roivant biopharmaceutical boards.


Potter also serves on the boards of Liberty Mutual Holding Company and Axsome Therapeutics. She is a trustee of The University of Chicago and previously served on the boards of Amazon, Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions, among others.


Potter earned her B.A. from The University of Chicago.

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