Robert J. Wills, Ph.D.

Robert J. Wills, Ph.D.

Biography

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Robert J. Wills, Ph.D.

Executive Chairman

Dr. Wills joined GTx as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and as the Chairman of the Board’s Scientific and Development Committee on March 2, 2015. Prior to joining GTx, Dr. Wills served as Vice President, Alliance Manager for J&J and was responsible for managing strategic alliances for J&J’s Pharmaceutical Group worldwide since 2002. Prior to this, Dr. Wills spent 22 years in pharmaceutical drug development, 12 of which were at J&J and 10 of which were at Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. Before assuming his alliance management role at J&J, Dr. Wills served as Senior Vice President Global Development at J&J where he was responsible for its late stage development pipeline and was a member of several internal commercial and research and development operating boards. Dr. Wills holds a B.S. in Biochemistry and a M.S. in Pharmaceutics from the University of Wisconsin and a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics from the University of Texas.