Andrew Setikas joined the California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) in March 2019 and serves as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy. Based in CLSA’s South San Francisco office, Setikas leads all business development, membership and strategic alliance activities for the association. Setikas joins CLSA from Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, where he most recently served as Senior Director of Business Development, leading a group of corporate directors and teams focused on executive relationships, total company sales and collaborations with strategic academic, biotechnology and government accounts. Prior to his 12 years at Thermo Fisher, Setikas held numerous positions of increasing responsibility in the life sciences, including business development roles at Roquette Frères, Adhesives Research Inc, and FMC Corporation. Setikas holds an MBA in Management from the University of San Francisco, and bachelor’s degrees in Chemistry and Environmental Sciences from Rutgers University.
A commercial leader with broad experience in leading teams, global and regional sales, business development and project/program management. Proven record for consistently exceeding targets within a variety of domestic and international markets, designing and executing on complex initiatives and consistently meeting commitments. Passionate about people, science and creating incremental value both financially and personally for organizations and the teams that he is involved with.