Mr. Heller is a Director of Savient Pharmaceuticals, Kalypsys, Applied NeuroSolutions and Northfield Labs. He currently is an advisory partner to Water Street Capital, a healthcare focused private equity fund. Most recently he was President and Chief Executive Officer of American Pharmaceutical Partners. Prior to APP, Mr. Heller was an investment advisor on life science transactions to One Equity Partners, a private equity arm of JP Morgan Chase/Bank One. Previously, Mr. Heller served as Senior Vice President and President Global Renal operations at Baxter Healthcare Corporation. Prior to joining Baxter, Mr. Heller spent 23 years at G.D. Searle where he most recently was Co-President and COO. He holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an MBA from De Paul University.