Our Leadership Team

D. Jeffery Grimes

JD, MBA, Vice President, Corporate Counsel & Compliance Officer

Jeffery Grimes joined Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in August 2018.  He has over 20 years of experience in various Corporate Counsel, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretarial positions in the biotechnology and technology sectors. Jeffery joined us from ARC Document Solutions, Inc., a NYSE-quoted company providing technology and business-to-business document-related services, where he was Vice President, Senior Corporate Counsel & Corporate Secretary, and the head of the Legal Department. At ARC he had responsibility for securities filings, intellectual property management, commercial transactions including licensing and M&A agreements, and corporate secretarial services.  Prior to ARC, Jeffery worked in various senior roles with MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Affimed Therapeutics AG; Aradigm Corporation; Intel Corporation; Connectics Corporation; GN ReSound, and National Information Group. Jeffery has also spent 7 years in private practice as a commercial litigator. Jeffery qualified with a JD/MBA from the University of Colorado, and earned a BS in Business & Finance, also from the University of Colorado.