Jack A. Khattar
Jack A. Khattar is the founder of our company and has served as our President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Secretary and a Director since 2005. From 1999 to 2005, Mr. Khattar served in various positions as a Board member, President and CEO of Shire Laboratories, Inc., the drug delivery subsidiary of Shire plc. From 1999 to 2004, he also served as a member of Shire plc’s Executive Committee. Prior to that, Khattar served as an Executive Officer and the Chairman of the Management Committee at CIMA Labs Inc., a drug delivery company, where he was also responsible for business development, corporate alliances, and strategic planning.
Prior to joining CIMA in 1995, Mr. Khattar held several marketing and business development positions at Merck & Co., Novartis, Playtex, and Kodak in various locations, including the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. Mr. Khattar served on the Board of Rockville Economic Development Inc. from 2003 until 2013. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Prevacus, Inc., a privately held development stage biotechnology company, and is also Chairman of the Board of scPharmaceuticals, a publicly traded biotechnology company. Mr. Khattar earned his degrees in marketing with a BBA from American University of Beirut and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.