Board of Directors

Board of Directors

  • Vikram Malik

    Chairman of the Board of Directors
    Mr. Malik has served as a member and the Chairman of our board of directors since January 2018. Mr. Malik has served as a member of Alphaeon’s board of directors since April 2014 and of the board of managers of Alphaeon 1, LLC since January 2020. Since May 2013, Mr. Malik has served as the Managing Partner of Strathspey Crown Holdings Group, LLC. From August 2011 to May 2013, Mr. Malik served as Vice Chairman, Investment Banking for Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc. From November 2010 to August 2011, Mr. Malik served as a Managing Director in the Healthcare Corporate and Investment Banking Group of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated. From June 2000 to November 2010, Mr. Malik served as the Managing Director of Banc of America Securities, LLC. Mr. Malik received a B.A. in Economics from Delhi University and an M.B.A. from Boston University Graduate School of Management.
    • David Moatazedi

      President and Chief Executive Officer
      Mr. Moatazedi has served as our President, Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors, since May 2018. Prior to that time, Mr. Moatazedi was the Senior Vice President at Allergan, Inc., or Allergan, and division head of the U.S. Medical Aesthetics division, which includes facial aesthetics, plastic surgery, regenerative medicine, body contouring, and skin care products from March 2016 to May 2018. Since March 2017, Mr. Moatazedi has served as a member of the board of directors of Obalon Therapeutics, Inc., a public medical device company focused on developing and commercializing medical devices to treat obese and overweight people by facilitating weight loss. Mr. Moatazedi has worked in various leadership capacities within Allergan since March 2005, including as Vice President, Sales and Marketing of the U.S. Facial Aesthetics division from August 2014 to March 2016 and Vice President, Sales and Market of the U.S. Plastic Surgery division from February 2013 to August 2014. Prior to Allergan, Mr. Moatazedi was a district manager at Novartis Pharmaceuticals for the Dermatology division. Mr. Moatazedi holds an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University and a B.A. from California State University, Long Beach.
      • Simone Blank

        Director
        Ms. Blank has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2018. Ms. Blank has served as the chairwoman of the board of directors of Alphaeon since July 2016 and on the board of managers of Alphaeon 1, LLC since January 2020. Ms. Blank is also the co-owner of Dental Innovations BVBA a private investment company. Since 2013, Ms. Blank has served as a member of the board of directors of several private healthcare companies. From May 2006 to October 2013, Ms. Blank served as a member of the board of directors of Sirona Dental Systems Inc., or Sirona, a dental technology manufacturer previously listed on Nasdaq. From July 1999 to October 2013, Ms. Blank served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sirona. Prior to July 1999, Ms. Blank was an engagement manager in the merger and acquisition transaction group of PricewaterhouseCoopers after having gained global financial experience as a certified public accountant and tax advisor. Ms. Blank received a M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Duisburg, Germany.
        • Bosun Hau

          Director
          Mr. Hau has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2018. Since April 2019, Bosun Hau has served as a Managing Director and Co-Head of Private Equity at Tybourne Capital Management, a Hong Kong based global public and private equity investment management firm. From October 2015 to April 2019, Mr. Hau served as a Managing Director and Partner at Sailing Capital, a Hong Kong and Shanghai based global private equity firm. From August 2009 to October 2015, Mr. Hau served as a Partner of MVM Partners LLP, a Boston and London based healthcare investment firm. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. Hau served as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company in Southeast Asia and as an early stage biotechnology investor with S.R. One Ltd, GlaxoSmithKline's corporate venture group. From July 2004 to August 2007, Mr. Hau served as an equity research analyst covering the medical device and pharmaceutical industries for JP Morgan Securities, Inc. and Prudential Securities, Inc. Mr. Hau started his career in sales and marketing at Eli Lilly & Company. Mr. Hau received a B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology, a B.S.H.S. in Physiological Sciences and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Arizona, an M.Sc. in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University and an M.B.A in Finance and Health Management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
        • Kristine Romine M.D.

          Director
          Dr. Romine has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2018. From April 2017 to February 2018, Dr. Romine served as a member of Alphaeon’s board of directors. In July 2003, Dr. Romine founded and has since served as the Chief Executive Officer of Camelback Dermatology & Skin Surgery in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Romine holds a B.S. in Biology from the University of Arizona and an M.D. from the Medical College of Wisconsin.
        • Robert Hayman

          Director
          Mr. Hayman has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2018. From April 2014 to February 2018, Mr. Hayman served as a member of Alphaeon’s board of directors. Since 2011, Mr. Hayman has served as the owner and Chief Executive Officer of Hayman Properties, a real estate investment and development business. Since 2015, Mr. Hayman has served as Principal, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Perimetrics, LLC, a dental diagnostic service company. Since April 2008, Mr. Hayman served as Principal at Common Sense Concepts, LLC, a dental device development company. From 1993 to February 2008, Mr. Hayman served as the co-founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Discus Dental, Inc. Mr. Hayman attended the Masters Degree program in Psychology at Pepperdine University, and received a B.S. in Business Administration from Boston University.
        • David Gill

          Director
          Mr. Gill has served as a member of our board of directors since February 2018. Since April 2012 Mr. Gill has served as a director of Melinta Therapeutics, Inc (f/k/a Cempra Inc.) and since August 2019 he has served as its chairman of the board of directors. Mr. Gill also currently serves as a director of Y-mAbs Therapeutics, Inc,. Strongbridge Biopharma, PLC., and STRATA Skin Sciences, Inc. Previously he served on the board of directors of Histogenics, Inc. from January 2015 to July 2019.  From May to November 2015, Mr. Gill served as the President and Chief Financial Officer of EndoChoice, Inc., a medical device company focused on gastrointestinal disease. Mr. Gill joined EndoChoice, Inc. as Chief Financial Officer in August 2014 and was subsequently appointed President in 2015. From February 2011 to August 2013, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of INC Research, now known as Syneos Health, a clinical research organization. Earlier in his career, Mr. Gill served in a variety of senior executive leadership roles for several publicly-traded companies, including NxStage Medical, Inc., CTI Molecular Imaging, Inc., Interland Inc. and Novoste Corporation. Mr. Gill holds a B.S. in Accounting from Wake Forest University and an M.B.A. from Emory University, and is a certified public accountant (inactive).
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        • Peter C. Farrell, Ph.D., D.Sc.

          Director
          Dr. Farrell has served as a member of our board of directors since July 2019. Dr. Farrell is the founding Chairman of ResMed Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of medical equipment for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep-disordered breathing. Dr. Farrell has been a Director and Chairman of the Board of Resmed since its inception in June 1989. He served as Chief Executive Officer of ResMed from 1990 to 2007 and again from February 2011 until March 2013. From March 2013 through December 2013, Dr. Farrell served as Executive Chairman of ResMed, and, in January 2014, he became non-executive Chairman. Since May 2018, Dr. Farrell has served as the Chairman of the Board of Arcturus Therapeutics, Ltd. From January 2005 to May 2018, Dr. Farrell served on the board of directors of Nuvasive, Inc. Dr. Farrell holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Sydney and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Ph.D. in bioengineering from the University of Washington, Seattle and a Doctor of Science from the University of New South Wales for research related to dialysis and renal medicine.
        • Karah Parschauer

          Director
          Karah Parschauer has served as a member of our board of directors since July 2019. Since June 2016, Mrs. Parschauer has served as General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Inc, or Ultragenyx. Since June 2019, Mrs. Parschauer has served on the Board of Directors of Arcturus Therapeutics, Ltd. Prior to Ultragenyx, Mrs. Parschauer served in various executive capacities, and most recently as Vice President, Associate General Counsel, at Allergan plc, a pharmaceutical company, from June 2005 until June 2016. Prior to Allergan, Mrs. Parschauer was an attorney at Latham & Watkins LLP, where she practiced in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, and corporate governance. Mrs. Parschauer holds a B.A. in Biology from Miami University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.