Mr. Collard joined our Board of Directors in October 2018. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Veloxis since December of 2015 and has over 23 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He is currently also a Board member of BioMarck Pharmaceuticals and Hilltop Home Foundation. In 2003, Mr. Collard founded Cornerstone Therapeutics, where he became Chairman and CEO, which waslater sold to Chiesi Farmaceutici in 2014.
Mr. Collard started his career at Dura Pharmaceuticals where he served in numerous sales and marketing roles within the Company. He left Dura in 1998 and joined DJ Pharma, Inc., which was sold to Biovail in 2000. Mr. Collard holds a B.S. in Engineering from the Southern College of Technology (now Southern Polytechnic State University) in Marietta, Georgia.