Bilal Arif

EVP & Chief Technical Operations Officer at Sarepta Therapeutics

Bilal Arif joined Sarepta in 2019 as senior vice president, and head of strategy and technical operations where he was central in helping grow the technical operations team and building the Company’s manufacturing capabilities. He was named chief technical operations officer in December 2022. As head of technical operations, Bilal is responsible for the Company’s CMC strategy and global supply chain management for its RNA and gene therapy portfolio.

Having dedicated his entire career to the strategic and operational aspects of manufacturing, Bilal is a well-regarded and recognized leader with over 20 years of relevant biotech, pharma, and management experience, including serving as vice president, product strategy & planning, and technical operations at Shire. During his tenure at Shire, Bilal served as a member of the technical operations leadership team. His experience spans across supporting early clinical-stage programs through to market authorization. At Shire, Bilal was also responsible for leading the TechOps team responsible for conducting due diligence/integration of new technologies and M&A assets.


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