Alfred F. Altomari
- Independent Director
Mr. Altomari was elected to our board in August 2012. Since October 2016, Mr. Altomari has served as chairman of the board and Chief Executive Officer of Agile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGRX), a women’s health specialty pharmaceutical company. Mr. Altomari has been a member of Agile’s board of directors since 2004 and served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 2010 to 2016. Previously, Mr. Altomari served as Agile’s Executive Chairman from 2004 to 2010. From 2008 to September 2010, Mr. Altomari was a consultant to Agile. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Altomari held multiple senior management positions at Barrier Therapeutics, Inc., including Chief Commercial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Executive Officer. In 2008, in his role as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of Barrier’s board of directors, Mr. Altomari completed the successful sale of Barrier to Stiefel Laboratories, which was subsequently acquired by GlaxoSmithKline plc. From 1982 to 2003, Mr. Altomari held numerous executive roles in general management, commercial operations, business development, product launch preparation, and finance with Johnson & Johnson. Mr. Altomari also serves on the board of directors of Recro Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: REPH). Mr. Altomari holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Rider University and Bachelor of Science degrees in finance and accounting from Drexel University. Mr. Altomari is chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.