J. Scott Garland
Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
J. Scott Garland has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer since October 2011. Prior to joining Exelixis, from April 2002 to October 2011, Mr. Garland held positions of increasing responsibility at Genentech, Inc., most recently serving as Vice President of Genentech’s Avastin franchise, where he led the U.S. sales and marketing efforts for the drug. Prior to that position, he served as Vice President, Hematology Marketing and Sales, overseeing the Rituxan franchise and as a Director on the Tarceva franchise. From July 1997 to April 2002, Mr. Garland held several positions within the sales and marketing division of Amgen, Inc. and from July 1991 to July 1995 served as a professional sales representative at Merck & Co., Inc. Mr. Garland has a Masters in Business Administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and B.A. from California Polytechnic University (San Luis Obispo).