Gregg H. Alton

Executive Vice President, International Operations and Corporate Affairs

Mr. Alton joined Gilead Sciences in 1999 and served as General Counsel from 2000 to 2009. In his current role, Mr. Alton is responsible for commercial and access operations in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East, government affairs and policy and public affairs. Prior to joining Gilead, Mr. Alton was an attorney at the law firm of Cooley Godward, LLP, where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions, corporate partnerships and corporate finance transactions for healthcare and information technology companies.

Mr. Alton is a member of the boards of the AIDS Institute and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Oakland. He is also a member of the U.S. Government's Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Intellectual Property Rights, the advisory boards of UCSF Global Health Group, USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, Pharmozyme, Inc., and the UC Berkeley College of Letters & Science Advisory Board. In addition, he serves on Partners In Health’s Board of Trustees. Mr. Alton received a bachelor's degree in legal studies from the University of California at Berkeley, and holds a JD from Stanford University.