Dennis oversees policy development, government and industry affairs, internal and external communications, ally/coalition development, and company associates, for CSL Behring, a global leader in biotherapies for rare and other serious medical conditions.
Prior to CSL Behring, Dennis served as Executive Director of the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association for North America, an industry trade group. He has held senior public affairs positions in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries since 1989. Earlier, Dennis had been a senior legislative aide to U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, focusing on appropriations and business-related matters.
Dennis received the 2012 Liberal Arts Outstanding Alumnus Award. He is a member of the Liberal Arts Development Council. Dennis and his wife, Gail, have established a Trustee Scholarship in the College of the Liberal Arts and a graduate endowment in honor of Dean Susan Welch, and they support the Rock Ethics Institute.