Who We Are
Ronald L. Goode
Advisory Board, Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals
Dr. Goode has decades of global experience as a scientist and senior executive in the biotechnology and pharmaceuticals industry. Dr. Goode taps his considerable knowledge and expertise on behalf of Kinsella Group and our clients, advising on the formation of international alliances, developing joint ventures, and other key corporate transactions in the field of healthcare products and services.
Dr. Goode has served in key leadership roles in a number of well-known and cutting-edge pharmaceutical companies. He has held senior management positions at Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, including Vice President of Clinical Research and Scientific Affairs, and Director of Marketing Research, among other responsibilities. At G.D. Searle & Co., he served as Senior Vice President of Commercial Development, President of Asia/Pacific World Area, and President of Searle International.
For these companies, Dr. Goode has supervised clinical development programs that led to the filing of over a dozen New Drug Approval applications, including Pfizer’s Procardia XL®, Searle’s Ambien® and Unimed’s Androgel®. During this period, he also developed an extensive record of successful business development, having been responsible for many of Searle’s acquisitions, including DayPro®, which became Searle’s largest-selling drug.
Dr. Goode has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of two public companies, Unimed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and eXegenics Inc. He also served as a Director of Unimed until the company was sold to Solvay Et Cie, the Belgium-based conglomerate, and on the Board of Directors of eXegenics, the final year of which he also served as Chairman.
In addition to these leadership positions, Dr. Goode served as a Director for a number of other public companies, including Genitope (Nasdaq: GTOP), Vitro Diagnostics, Inc. (a Nevada-based company) and Hokuriku Seiyaku (in which he was the only non-Japanese Director for this publicly held Japanese pharmaceutical company). He presently serves on the Board of Directors of Hikma Pharmaceuticals (LSE: HIK) and the Advisory Boards of several private companies.
In 2000 Dr. Goode and his wife, Sheila, spent a sabbatical with his charity of choice, Mercy Ships International. Mercy Ships is among the non-profit Boards of Directors/Trustees on which he serves. Dr. Goode received his Ph.D. in Microbial Genetics from the University of Georgia and was honored as 2015 Graduate School Alumnus of Distinction.