Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> December 2, 1999

Stuart J.m. Collinson – Aurora Biosciences Corporation (absc)

STUART J. M. COLLINSON joined Aurora in May 1999 as President and was appointed Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors in November 1999. Dr. Collinson joined Aurora from Andaris Ltd., a privately held biopharmaceutical company in the U.K., where he was chief executive officer. Previously, Dr. Collinson held senior management positions at Glaxo Wellcome plc. and Baxter International Inc., and was a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group. Dr. Collinson received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1989 and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Oxford in 1985. Profile
TWST: Give us a brief overview of Aurora Biosciences Corporation.

Dr. Collinson: Since its inception in 1995 and IPO in 1997, Aurora's

mission has been to create profitable growth businesses