Management Team

John Flavin

John Flavin, Executive Chairman

  • 20 years of life science sector experience – focus on management, operations and finance
  • Raised $220 million in private & public capital. Led 2 successful IPOs
  • Prior experience: MediChem Life Sciences Inc. (NASDQ: MCLS), Co-Founder, COO and CEO of two subsidiaries

Brandon Kashfian, CEO

Brandon Kashfian, President & CEO

  • 20 years of life science sector experience – focus on business development and commercial analysis
  • Demonstrated leadership in identification, evaluation and acquisition of specialty pharmaceutical assets
  • Prior experience: Lundbeck Inc., Novartis Pharmaceuticals AG, Pfizer Inc.

Rick White, Vice President, Marketing & Sales

            • 30 years of pharmaceutical experience – focus on marketing & sales
            • Led marketing at global pharmaceutical company; launched multiple products across several therapeutic areas
            • Prior experience: Astellas Pharmaceutical Co., Vice President of Marketing, Vice President Sales & Marketing

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Jay Welsh, Vice President, Commercial Operations

  • 25 years of specialty pharmaceutical experience – focus on commercialization strategies and portfolio leadership
  • Led multiple sales and marketing organizations focused on rare diseases
  • Prior experience: Recordati Rare Diseases Inc., Lundbeck Inc., Horizon Pharma, Forest Laboratories Inc.

Merrill Barden

Merrill Barden, Vice President, Supply Chain

      • 30 years of pharmaceutical management experience – focus on supply chain management
      • Oversaw product sourcing, distribution and quality assurance
      • Prior experience: Alcon Laboratories, Vice President, Supply Chain


Stephen O’Sullivan, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

      • 25 years of pharmaceutical legal experience – focus on commercial matters and litigation management
      • Expertise in pharmaceutical pricing, anti-trust and compliance
      • Prior experience: Pfizer Inc., Assistant General Counsel

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