ALLEGAN, Mich. — Perrigo on Monday named Christopher Roop to the post of VP corporate development. In this role, Roop will be responsible for identifying, evaluating and pursuing acquisition targets that complement the company’s strategic growth objectives.
Roop joins Perrigo from the investment banking industry, where he spent several years advising healthcare companies on mergers and acquisitions. With a focus on pharmaceutical company clients, Roop played a central role in all aspects of advisory assignments, including idea generation, valuation, due diligence and transaction negotiations.
Roop earned both his Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He and his wife recently have relocated from New York to Grand Rapids, Mich.