Board of Directors

R. Keith Woods

Mr. Woods has over three decades of experience in the biopharmaceutical sector, having served most recently as chief operating officer (COO) of argenx where he led the company through its transition from an R&D organization to a global commercial organization. During this time, he oversaw key teams in preparation for argenx’s first product launch, including sales, marketing, market access and reimbursement, business operations, patient services and medical affairs. In 2023, Mr. Woods transitioned from this role to serve as a strategic commercial advisor to the argenx Board of Directors. Prior to argenx, Keith served as senior vice president of North American operations for Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Alexion), where he managed a team of several hundred people in the U.S. and Canada and was responsible for more than $1 billion in annual sales. Prior to joining Alexion, Mr. Woods held various positions of increasing responsibility within Roche, Amgen, and Eisai Co., Ltd., over a span of 20 years. Keith currently serves on the Board of Directors of X4 Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Neurogene Inc., and Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Science in marketing from Florida State University.