Ms Deschamps is Senior Vice President, Chief Business Officer, of Novartis Gene Therapies (GTx). Prior to this role, Ms. Deschamps was the Head of the Global Neuroscience Franchise. During her 25-year career at Novartis, she has successfully brought small molecules, biologics and gene therapies from the clinic to commercialization. Throughout her tenure, Ms Deschamps has gained significant global and US experience in bringing respiratory and other specialized therapeutic area products to the marketplace. Ms Deschamps serves on a number of commercial and development executive teams within the Novartis enterprise. She has an MBA in General Management from NYU Stern School of Business and a BBA in marketing from IONA College, Hagan School of Business.