About Us

Dr. Henry J. Fuchs

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Henry Fuchs joined BioMarin in 2009 and is the current Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Previously he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Onyx Pharmaceuticals. He served as a Director of Ardea Biosciences beginning in November 2001 and as its Chief Executive Officer from January 2003 until June 2005. Dr. Fuchs first joined Ardea as Vice President, Clinical Affairs in October 1996 and was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer in November 2001. From 1987 to 1996, Dr. Fuchs held various positions at Genentech where, among other responsibilities, he led the clinical program that resulted in the approval of Genentech’s Pulmozyme. Dr. Fuchs was also responsible for the Phase III development program that led to the approval of Herceptin to treat metastatic breast cancer. Dr. Fuchs received an M.D. degree from George Washington University and a B.A. degree in biochemical sciences from Harvard University.