Our Chief Legal Officer, Bob Bailey, came to Ciox with more than twenty years of experience as a senior executive and more than 12 years as a chief legal officer with private and publicly-traded companies in healthcare. Starting in 2013, he served as Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Allergan PLC, and its predecessor companies, Forest Laboratories, Inc. and Actavis PLC. At Allergan, Bob led a legal team that managed and negotiated more than 20 closed public and private M&A transactions and numerous life science license and development arrangements. In his career, he has also led teams that defended and resolved a range of complex legal and regulatory matters, including SEC, DOJ, and internal investigations, and intellectual property, antitrust, commercial, product liability and complex tax litigation.
Before Allergan, Bob served as Executive Vice President, Law, Policy and Communications at Bausch + Lomb from 2007 to 2013. At Bausch & Lomb, he was part of the team responsible for the operational and financial transformation of a $3B global eye health company, accelerating revenue and earnings growth. Before joining Bausch + Lomb in 1994, he was an attorney at Nixon Peabody. Bob is a director of TearClear, an innovator in the ophthalmic pharmaceutical field. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Litigation Center and the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Morristown (NJ) Medical Center. Bob received his law degree from the University of Minnesota after graduating from St. Olaf College.