Executive Profiles

David Broad, Ph.D.
Vice President of Biological Bulk Manufacturing

Dr. David Broad joined IDEC in 2001 as the Vice President of Biological Bulk Manufacturing. He is responsible for manufacturing operations at IDEC’s existing manufacturing facility in San Diego as well as operations at their two new facilities in Oceanside.
Prior to joining IDEC, Dr. Broad was Vice President of Development and Manufacturing at Cell Genesys, Inc. in Foster City, California from 1993 to 2000.

Previously, he held several management positions in Development and Manufacturing at Celltech Group plc near London from 1986-93. Prior to this, he worked at Smith Kline Beecham, supporting antibody manufacture from 1984-1986, as well as conducting post-doctoral studies at the Department of Biochemical Engineering at University College in London.

Born and educated in the England, Dr. Broad received his Ph.D. in Microbiology at the University of London.