Lindsay Rosenwald, M.D.
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Fortress Biotech, Inc., Chairman, Journey Medical Corporation
Dr. Rosenwald has served as a member of the Board of Directors since October 2009 and as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Fortress Biotech, Inc. since December 2013. Dr. Rosenwald also serves as a Director of Mustang Bio, Inc., Chairman of the Board of Directors of Avenue Therapeutics, Inc., and a Director of Checkpoint Therapeutics, Inc. From November 2014 to August 2015, he served as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Checkpoint Therapeutics, Inc. From 1991 to 2008, Dr. Rosenwald served as the Chairman of Paramount BioCapital, Inc. Over the last 25 years, Dr. Rosenwald has acted as a biotechnology entrepreneur and has been involved in the founding and recapitalization of numerous public and private biotechnology and life sciences companies. Dr. Rosenwald received his B.S. in Finance from Pennsylvania State University and his M.D. from Temple University School of Medicine.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Claude has more than 30 years of experience in commercializing some of the most successful dermatology products in the world. He served as Vice President of Dermatology Sales at Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation and has held various leadership positions in marketing and sales for therapeutic and aesthetic dermatology. He has executed more than 50 product launches during his career. In 2012, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. acquired Medicis for approximately $2.6B. Claude received his B.S. in Business and Marketing from Rutgers University.
Since 1998, Mr. Herskowitz has served as the managing member of the ReGen Group of companies, located in New York, which includes ReGen Capital Investments LLC and Riverside Claims Investments LLC. Mr. Herskowitz has also served as President of Riverside Claims Investment’s affiliate, Riverside Claims LLC, since June 2004. He also serves as Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Checkpoint Therapeutics, Inc., and is a Director of Avenue Therapeutics, Inc. and Mustang Bio, Inc. In addition, Mr. Herskowitz serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Starting Point Services for Children, a not for- profit corporation. Mr. Herskowitz received a B.B.A. in Finance from Bernard M. Baruch College in 1978. Mr. Herskowitz has been selected to serve on our Board of Directors based on his financial industry experience and his in-depth understanding of our business.
Jeff Paley, M.D.
Dr. Jeffrey Paley has been an Active Clinician and Consultant in the healthcare industry for the past 25 years, during which time he has consulted for over 30 analysts and portfolio managers in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, specialty pharmaceutical and medical technology arenas, reviewing the clinical, preclinical and regulatory pedigrees of numerous therapeutics, devices and, in particular, dermatology products. Prior to his work for the buy-side, Dr. Paley consulted directly for several biotechnology and specialty pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Paley has served as a Director of seven public or private healthcare companies. Dr. Paley trained at Harvard Medical School and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Paley has been selected to serve on our Board of Directors based on his experience with dermatology products, his experience in medicine in general and clinical trials and in serving as a director of other public companies.
Justin Smith is the Co-Founder and General Manager of Skinbetter Science, the fastest growing physician-dispensed skincare brand in the United States. Mr. Smith previously served as President of Skinbetter Science where he led all commercial activities through its acquisition by L’Oréal in 2022. Prior to Co-Founding Skinbetter Science in 2013, Mr. Smith held the position of Senior Vice President, General Manager of the US Rx Dermatology Division of Bausch Health Companies (NYSE: BHC), where he led the sales and marketing efforts for the largest division of the company through July 2013. Mr. Smith joined BHC through the acquisition of Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. (NYSE: MRX) in 2012. While at Medicis, from 1998 to 2012, he held numerous progressive positions in sales and marketing leadership, serving as Senior Vice President, Marketing, and a member of the Chairman’s Committee at the time of the acquisition of the company. Mr. Smith earned his B.B.A. in marketing from James Madison University.
Ms. Toledano has over 20 years of biotech related principal investment, Wall Street/ capital market, and strategic experience. Since its inception in 2018, Ms. Toledano has served as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer & Director of TRIGR Therapeutics, an oncology focused, clinical stage bispecific antibody company (acquired by Compass Therapeutics (CMPX) in May 2021). Previously, Ms. Toledano served on the executive management team of Sorrento Therapeutics (Nasdaq: SRNE) as EVP Corporate Development, where she helped drive the Company’s hematology/oncology (IO mAbs, ADC), cellular therapy (CD-38 CAR-T, oncolytic virus), and pain franchises. From 2012 to 2016, Ms. Toledano served as Head of Healthcare Investment Banking at MLV & Co. (acquired by B. Riley FBR & Co.), where she completed biotech equity financings, including IPOs and follow-on offerings, totaling over $4 billion in aggregate value. Prior to joining MLV, from 2004 until 2010, Ms. Toledano served as a VP in the investment group of Royalty Pharma (Nasdaq: RPRX), where she focused on oncology/hematology and auto-immune monoclonal antibody investments. Ms. Toledano also serves as Director, Chair of the Audit Committee, and Member of the Compensation Committee of Entera Bio and as Director and Member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Lipomedix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. From 1998 to 2003, Ms. Toledano led the Life Sciences Corporate Finance group at Ernst & Young (Israel). Ms. Toledano holds a BA in Economics from Tufts University and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the NYU Stern School of Business. Ms. Toledano has been selected to serve on our Board of Directors based on her financial and healthcare industry experience, as well as her in-depth understanding of our business.