Martin, Chris

Leadership Team

Chris Martin

Chief Executive Officer, Director

Chris Martin, PhD, has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of ADC Therapeutics since June 2015. Dr. Martin played an important role in the formation of ADC Therapeutics in 2011, and has served on the company’s board of directors since its inception.

Previously, Dr. Martin was Co-Founder of Spirogen Ltd and its Chief Executive Officer leading up to the company’s sale to AstraZeneca in October 2013, at which point he became both a member of MedImmune’s Management Leadership Team and AstraZeneca’s Senior Leaders Group. Prior to the acquisition, Dr. Martin led numerous Spirogen collaboration transactions, including agreements with Genentech and Seattle Genetics.

Dr. Martin is a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and a Sainsbury Management Fellow.