James Priour, MBA

Chief Product Officer

Mr. James Priour brings over 30 years of leadership experience in drug development, portfolio strategy, commercialization, strategic partnership and alliance management, including experience in the oncology therapeutic area. Since 2020, Mr. Priour served as Chief Commercial Officer at Zymeworks, Inc. (NYSE: ZYME), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing multi-specific drugs for HER2 overexpressing solid tumors. Prior to joining Zymeworks, Mr. Priour was at Amgen Corporate Headquarters in Southern California and served as the Global Marketing Lead for Kyprolis® (medication approved in relapsed or refractory Multiple Myeloma). Shortly thereafter, he was appointed to Global Product General Manager for the entire Myeloma franchise. He also held leadership roles at Amgen France in 2009, where he served as Business Unit Head for General Medicine, and in 2012, he became the General Manager of Amgen Australia & New Zealand. He also served as General Manager of Hungary for Bristol Myers Squibb in 2006. Mr. Priour started his career in 1992 with Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals, where he held various commercial leadership positions based out of their France, Belgium, Luxemburg and Cincinnati, USA corporate offices. Mr. Priour holds an MBA from the NEOMA Business School.