PureTech’s Gelesis Appoints Harry Leider as CMO

PureTech Health plc announced today that its affiliate, Gelesis, has appointed Harry Leider, MD, MBA, former Chief Medical Officer and Group Vice President of Walgreens, as Chief Medical Officer. 

Harry Leider is an expert on the intersection between the consumer and the healthcare system from his time with Walgreens. As Chief Medical Officer, he will be responsible for leading Gelesis’ overall medical strategy, including oversight of all medical affairs functions and programming with medical associations, patient advocacy groups, and other healthcare organisations.