NEW BOARD MEMBER: CASPER PARTOVI

Casper Partovi is an experienced life-sciences executive and attorney, helping business leaders evaluate the risk profile of enterprises and develop innovative and practical management solutions.  Mr. Partovi has dedicated many years to building and leading high-functioning teams to efficiently deliver comprehensive legal services for US and International client organizations. 

Since 2004, Mr. Partovi has been with Amgen Inc. where he currently serves as Vice President of Law and Associate General Counsel.  Prior to his current role, he advised the global biotech company’s commercial operations across a number of geographies, including Asia Pacific, Latin America, Turkey, Middle East and emerging markets regions.  From 2016 through 2018 Mr. Partovi was based in Hong Kong as part of Amgen’s expansion and growth in the Asia.  He started his tenure at Amgen working with US business units as well as strategic alliances and joint venture partners.   

Prior to Amgen, Mr. Partovi was an attorney at Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher LLP in the firm’s Corporate Transactions, Emerging Technology & Intellectual Property, and Corporate Governance practice groups. Here he advised boards, committees and executives on corporate governance developments, compliance obligations and fiduciary duties. In addition to mergers & acquisitions he also represented issuers, investors and underwriters in debt and equity public offerings, venture capital financings and private placements of securities.  

Casper Partovi received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Southern California Law School, and a Master of Arts degree in Musicology from the University of California, Los Angeles.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music and Philosophy from Santa Clara University where he was active in performing ensembles. He has been a life-long music lover and knows first-hand the powerful impact music exposure and education can have on young people. Casper lives in Santa Monica with his wife Jackie Petitto, who is an accomplished concert pianist and music educator. 

 

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