Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Brian Markison is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of RVL Pharmaceuticals. He previously served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Osmotica Pharmaceuticals from 2016 to 2021. Mr. Markison is a healthcare industry veteran, with more than 30 years of operational, marketing, commercial development, and sales experience with international pharmaceutical companies.
He has served as an industry executive to Avista Capital Partners since September 2012. He previously served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and board member of Fougera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a dermatology-focused specialty pharmaceutical company sold to Sandoz Ltd., the generics division of Novartis AG.
Before leading Fougera, Mr. Markison was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of King Pharmaceuticals, Inc., which he joined as Chief Operating Officer in March 2004. He was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer later that year and elected Chairman in 2007. Prior to joining King Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Mr. Markison held various senior leadership positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb.
He serves as Chairman of the Board of Lantheus Holdings, Inc. and is on the board of directors of Cosette Pharmaceuticals, National Spine and Pain Centers, LLC, and Braeburn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He is also a Director of the College of New Jersey. Mr. Markison holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Iona College.
Tina deVries, Ph.D
EVP, Research and Development
Tina deVries, Ph.D., became our Executive Vice President, Research & Development in May 2016. Dr. deVries most recently served as the Principal of TM deVries Consulting, LLC. She was previously Vice President of Nonclinical and Clinical Pharmacology at Actavis plc following its 2013 acquisition of Warner Chilcott plc where she served as the Vice President of Clinical Pharmacology.
Dr. deVries holds a B.S. in Pharmacy and a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry from The Ohio State University.
Chief Financial Officer
Andrew Einhorn joined as Chief Financial Officer in September 2017. Mr. Einhorn has more than 18 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
Mr. Einhorn previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of Edge Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company that he joined as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development in 2013. Prior to that, he was a co-founder, Executive Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer at Oceana Therapeutics, Inc. Previously, Mr. Einhorn was a co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of both Esprit Pharma, Inc. and ESP Pharma, Inc.
Mr. Einhorn is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New Jersey and holds a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from American University.
General Counsel and Secretary
Christopher Klein has served as our General Counsel and Secretary since December 2013. Mr. Klein previously served as the General Counsel of Fougera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and as Deputy General Counsel at King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Klein spent six years in senior legal roles with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company.
Mr. Klein holds a B.A. in Biology from Adelphi University, an M.A. in Education from Columbia University, and a J.D. from Fordham University.
EVP, Human Resources
Jarret Miller has served as our Executive Vice President, Human Resources since January 2016. Mr. Miller has more than 25 years of Human Resources experience in various roles of increasing responsibility. He previously served as the Head of Human Resources Operations and Services for the Americas at Teva Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Prior to that, he held the positions of Vice President, Human Resources at ConvaTec, Inc. and Senior Vice President, Human Resources at King Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Mr. Miller holds a B.S. in Statistics and Biometry from Cornell University.
EVP & Chief Operating Officer
James Schaub has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since 2016. Mr. Schaub previously served as Chief Operating Officer of Trigen Laboratories and as Vice President of M&A at Fougera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He also held several commercial roles of increasing responsibility at King Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Mr. Schaub is a graduate of Middlebury College and holds an M.B.A. from Rutgers Business School.