Rita M. O’Connor Appointed Chief Financial Officer of PLx Pharma
Ms. O’Connor, the former CFO of Mucinex® innovator, Adams Respiratory Therapeutics, brings an extensive background in finance, strategic partnering, merger and acquisitions and equity fundraising in both public and private offerings to PLx, which recently completed its merger with
“David has been a valued partner, and we are grateful for his contributions as Acting CFO and through PLx’s recently-closed merger with Dipexium. Our transition to a full-time CFO is part of a natural and planned process that recognizes PLx’s status as a newly public company. We wish him well in his future endeavors,” stated
“We are pleased to welcome Rita to PLx at this important juncture in our development as we transition into a commercial-stage pharmaceutical company. Her considerable financial acumen and wide-ranging, senior management experience will be important assets as we seek to commercialize Aspertec, and essential to our continued success,” added Ms. Giordano.
Ms. O’Connor joins PLx from the
Earlier in her career she held positions of increasing responsibility during an eight-year tenure at
Ms. O'Connor is a licensed certified public accountant and earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from
Aspertec is an
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