Steven L. Hoerter« Back


Steven L. Hoerter is President and CEO of Deciphera Pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining Deciphera, Mr. Hoerter was Chief Commercial Officer at Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. where he built and led the team responsible for the commercialization of the company’s portfolio of first-in-class medicines for oncology and rare genetic diseases. Prior to joining Agios in 2016, Mr. Hoerter was Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Clovis Oncology, Inc. Before joining Clovis, Mr. Hoerter was General Manager and Management Center Head at Roche for the Sub-Saharan Africa and Indian Ocean Region. From 2005 to 2010, he held a variety of positions at Genentech, Inc., including serving on the senior leadership team for Genentech’s BioOncology business. Prior to that, Mr. Hoerter held commercial roles at Chiron Corporation and Eli Lilly and Company in the U.S., Europe, and Africa. Mr. Hoerter currently serves on the Board of Directors at Constellation Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology focused on developing novel therapeutics for patients with cancers associated with abnormal gene expression and was previously a member of the Board of Directors of Ignyta, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on precision medicine in oncology, until the company’s acquisition by Roche in 2017. Mr. Hoerter received his B.A. from Bucknell University, M.B.A. from Tilburg University in the Netherlands and M.S. in management from Purdue University.