Member, Board of Directors
Sumita Ray joined Global Healing’s Board of Directors in 2017. With more than 17 years of pharmaceutical and biotechnology experience, Sumita has a breadth of knowledge in FDA regulatory law, global health care law and compliance, brand support, product launches, collaborations and alliances. Sumita currently serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Calithera Biosciences. Prior to joining Calithera, she served as Chief Compliance Officer and Associate General Counsel, Head of Healthcare and Regulatory Law at Pharmacyclics, where she supported the company through the global approval and launch of Imbruvica in multiple indications. Previously, Sumita served as Head of BioNeurology & Regulatory Law Group at Elan Pharmaceuticals, Corporate Counsel, Commercial Law Group at Genentech and Corporate Counsel at AstraZeneca.
Sumita started her career as a pharmaceutical and products liability litigator at Montgomery, McCracken, Walker and Rhoads LLP. She holds a J.D. from Temple University School of Law and a B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Arizona.