Bill McClements

Bill McClements

Senior Vice President for Corporate Operations, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals

Bill McClements came to Merrimack Pharmaceuticals with over 22 years of executive leadership experience at global strategy consulting firm Monitor Group, where he held positions as global head of human resources and chief operating officer.

During his time at Monitor, Bill served on the board of directors, was the first non-founder to serve on the global executive committee and also served as CEO for various business units. He also participated in and led several innovative organizational initiatives at Monitor and played a critical leadership role in the overall economic management and coordination of the firm during periods of rapid growth and global expansion. 

While he was Monitor’s chief operating officer and talent management officer, Bill managed the organizational strategy of the firm and led the development of an integrated HR function. In this role, he oversaw global recruitment, development and training of talent, performance management, compensation and benefits – all with the goal of building a world-class talent base and fostering a strong, learning-oriented culture. Bill also implemented a go-to-market organization model, and redesigned a new partnership structure and new performance evaluation and compensation processes.

Bill holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, and is a philanthropic role model through his leadership roles at several non-profit organizations, including Monitor Institute, New Profit, Inc., City Year, Inc., ACCESS and most recently as executive director for Be the Change, Inc.

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