I am a purpose-driven leader and a rare cancer survivor. I am impatient for the patients we serve because time matters.
Eric Dube, Ph.D., is the president and chief executive officer of Travere Therapeutics and serves as a member of the company’s board of directors. He is a results-driven leader who is committed to patients and integrating their perspective into all aspects of the company’s operations. At Travere Therapeutics, Dr. Dube oversees a global team dedicated to identifying, developing and delivering life-changing therapies to people living with rare disease, as well as the advancement of the company’s promising pipeline featuring an innovative product candidate with first-in-class potential. With leadership experience across the United States, Europe and Japan, Dr. Dube draws upon significant expertise in managing commercial, operations, market access, medical and business development functions.
Prior to joining Travere Therapeutics, Dr. Dube was president and head of North America at ViiV Healthcare, where he led the commercialization of pipeline assets and oversaw the governance of all pricing, strategy, policy and investment decisions for the company’s North America business. Before joining ViiV, for more than 18 years he worked in roles of increasing leadership at GlaxoSmithKline plc, spanning critical areas, including sales, marketing, market access, medical affairs, compliance, supply chain and alliance management. During Dr. Dube’s tenure at GSK, he also led the US Oncology and Global Respiratory businesses. Dr. Dube currently serves on the board of trustees for AIDS United and the board of directors for the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), Biocom California and Reneo Pharmaceuticals.
Dr. Dube has been recognized by PharmaVOICE magazine as one of the “100 Most Inspiring People” in the life sciences industry, the Financial Times as one of the “OUTstanding 100 LGBT+ Executives, and Pharmaceutical Executive as one of the “Emerging Pharma Leaders”. Earlier in his career, Fortune magazine named him a “40 Under 40: Ones to Watch”.
Dr. Dube graduated from Santa Clara University with a B.S. in biopsychology and earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in psychology from Cornell University, where his studies focused on how culture, gender and ethnicity influenced resilience in the LGBTQ community.