Nir Naor has over 20 years of global work experience as CFO and senior finance leader. He has a broad background that includes Big Pharma and Biotech, and has overseen organizations with up to $2.5B in sales and $1B in annual spend. His experience includes serving as CFO of Arbor Pharmaceuticals, a PE-backed (KKR) company, where he was instrumental in bringing it to a sale to Azurity Pharma / NovaQuest Capital. He also founded the Portfolio Management function in UCB, and later on became UCB’s US CFO. Mr. Naor’s CFO experience includes IPO Preparedness projects, as well as leading turnarounds, and finance transformations, while overseeing Finance, IT, Investor Relations, Contracting & Pricing and Commercial Ops functions at AstraZeneca, UCB and Mölnlycke Healthcare. Prior to joining the industry, Nir worked as an Investment Banker, specializing in IPOs and M&A, and prior to that was a commercial Lawyer. In addition, Mr. Naor currently serves as an advisor and advisory-board member to several biotech and tech startups.
Mr. Naor is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Advocate. He holds a Master of Business Administration from IMD Business School in Switzerland, and a master’s degree in Law (LL.M) from Hamburg University in Germany. He also received a bachelor degree in Law (LL.B) and a BA (Accounting) from Tel Aviv University In Israel.