Steven Ratoff

Board Member, Audit Committee Chair


Mr. Ratoff has served as a member of our board of directors since March 2007. Since December 2004, Mr. Ratoff has served as a venture partner of ProQuest Investments. Since January 2010, Mr. Ratoff has served as president and chief executive officer of NovaDel Pharma Inc., a private specialty pharmaceutical company, and Mr. Ratoff has served in a number of interim executive positions since joining NovaDel’s board of directors in May 2005. Mr. Ratoff has also served on NovaDel Pharma Inc.’s board of directors since May 2005 and currently serves as its chairman. Prior to NovaDel, Mr. Ratoff held various executive positions with Cima Labs, Inc., a publicly-traded pharmaceutical company that was acquired by Cephalon in 2004, MacroMed, Inc., a private drug development and manufacturing company that was acquired by Protherics PLC in 2007, and Brown- Forman Corporation. Mr. Ratoff holds a B.S. in business administration from Boston University and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan. Our board of directors believes that Mr. Ratoff’s extensive executive experience and background in the global pharmaceutical and consumer products industries as well as his strong financial background qualifies him to serve on our board of directors.