Norman C. Selby
Norman C. Selby has spent 30 years in the healthcare world in a variety of consulting, managerial, investment and Board roles. He is currently Executive Chairman of two innovative healthcare information businesses: Real Endpoints LLC and Physicians Interactive. In addition, Mr. Selby serves as a Senior Advisor to Perseus LLC, a private equity firm based in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Selby is also on the Board of three healthcare product companies: Infinity Pharmaceuticals, a leading public (INFI) oncology biotech company; Metamark Genetics, an oncology diagnostics company; and Merz Group GmbH, a global specialty pharma company based in Frankfurt, Germany.
In the decade of the 2000s, Mr. Selby was involved with three companies that had successful exits: From 2000 – 2008, he was on the Board of Millennium Pharmaceuticals (MLNM) which was acquired by Takeda; from 2001 – 2004, he was President and CEO of TransForm Pharmaceuticals which was acquired by Johnson & Johnson; and from 2004 – 2008, he was Executive Chairman of Windhover Information which was acquired by Reed Elsevier.
Mr. Selby spent the bulk of his career at McKinsey & Company where he was Director (Senior Partner) in the firm’sNew Yorkoffice. He held several leadership roles at McKinsey, including head of the firm’s Global Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products Practice. From 1987-1989, Mr. Selby took a leave of absence from McKinsey to serve as Chief Operating Officer of the New York Blood Center, the largest community blood organization in the country, where he led its financial and operational turnaround. After McKinsey, he went to Citicorp/Citigroup where he was an Executive Vice President.
Mr. Selby serves on the Board of Trustees of the Central Park Conservancy, the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention, all based in New York City. He is also a member of the advisory board of the Harvard Business School’s Healthcare Initiative and a Board member of the National Parks Conservation Association in Washington D.C.
Mr. Selby holds a B.A. in Architecture fromYaleCollegeand an M.B.A. with Distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.