A 25-year veteran of the healthcare industry, Jim Robinson is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Alkermes, a leader in innovative medicines that address the unmet needs and challenges of people living with debilitating diseases.

Prior to joining Alkermes, Jim was the President of Astellas Americas Operations in 2016, initially joining Astellas in 2005 as Vice President of Health Systems.

He began his career in 1992 at Schering-Plough Corporation, and rose through the ranks to become Vice President in charge of hepatitis sales, managing the largest specialty pharmaceutical sales division within the company.

He is a member of the Commercial Club of Chicago, Chicago Botanic Garden, the Museum of Science and Industry, and is a founding member of MATTER.

Jim is a graduate of DePaul University.