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Speaker's Biography

Alex Denner

Chief Investment Officer and Founding Partner, Sarissa Capital


Dr. Denner is the founding partner and chief investment officer of Sarissa Capital Management LP, a registered investment advisor, which he founded in 2012. Sarissa Capital focuses on improving the strategies of companies to enhance shareholder value. From 2006 to 2011, Dr. Denner served as a Senior Managing Director at Icahn Capital, an entity through which Carl Icahn conducts his investment activities. Prior to that, he served as a portfolio manager at Viking Global Investors, a private investment fund, and Morgan Stanley Investment Management, a global asset management firm. Dr. Denner currently serves as a director of Biogen Inc., Bioverativ Inc. and The Medicines Company, all healthcare companies. Dr. Denner also previously served as a director of the following healthcare companies: ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where he also served as Chairman, Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., VIVUS, Inc., Enzon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and ImClone Systems Incorporated, where he also served as Chairman of the Executive Committee.


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