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Amit K. Sachdev
Mr. Sachdev is the Executive Vice President, Chief Regulatory Officer and Chief of Staff to the CEO at Vertex. He serves on the company’s Executive Committee and oversees Global Market Access and Health Economics and Outcomes Research for Vertex’s approved and investigational medicines. He also manages Government Affairs, Public Policy and Patient Advocacy. Mr. Sachdev also established Vertex’s first international Commercial Operations in 2010.
Prior to joining Vertex in 2007, Mr. Sachdev served as Executive Vice President, Health, at the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and was Deputy Commissioner for Policy at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) where he held several other senior appointments. Earlier in his career, Mr. Sachdev served as Majority Counsel to the Committee on Energy and Commerce in the U.S. House of Representatives and practiced law at the American Chemistry Council and law firm Ropes & Gray.
Mr. Sachdev received a B.S. from Carnegie Mellon University and a J.D. from Emory University School of Law.