John Fikre serves as Abzena’s General Counsel, overseeing all legal matters relating to the company.
John’s responsibilities include oversight of operations, strategic transactions, commercial agreements, intellectual property, and compliance.
With 20+ years of experience in general corporate and commercial law, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity and capital market offerings. He brings a robust understanding of global business transactions, joint ventures and financial dealings to his role.
In his previous role, Johnwas Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Aptuit, a drug discovery and development services company within the Welsh Carson portfolio, prior to its acquisition by Evotec.
He received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Northwestern University and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.