People: Insys Therapeutics Inc (INSY.OQ)
24 Jul 2014
Dr. John N. Kapoor,Ph.D. is Executive Chairman of the Board of Insys Therapeutics, Inc. He has served on our board of directors since our formation in 1990 and has served as Executive Chairman since June 2006 and was Chairman from 1990 to 2004. Dr. Kapoor also served as a director of Insys Pharma from its inception in 2002. Dr. Kapoor has served as the President and chairman of the board of directors of EJ Financial Enterprises since forming the company in 1990. Dr. Kapoor is also the Managing Partner of Kapoor-Pharma Investments, an investment company that he founded in 2000. Dr. Kapoor serves as the chairman of the board of directors of Akorn, Inc., a publicly traded specialty pharmaceutical company, where he previously served as the Chief Executive Officer from March 2001 to December 2002 and from May 1996 to November 1998. Dr. Kapoor also served as the chairman of the board of directors of Sciele Pharma and OptionCare, a specialty pharmaceutical services company, where he served as Chief Executive Officer from August 1993 to April 1996. Dr. Kapoor received his Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a B.S. in Pharmacy from Bombay University in India. We believe that Dr. Kapoor’s leadership experience in the biopharmaceutical industry and his success as a venture capitalist add valuable expertise and insight to our board of directors and uniquely qualify him to serve as our Executive Chairman.
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