Founders

Joseph J. Krivulka, Founder and Chairman

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Mr. Krivulka has more than 30 years of pharmaceutical management and product experience. He has founded a number of successful companies, including Reliant Pharmaceuticals and Triax Pharmaceuticals. He has also served as president of Bertek Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (a subsidiary of Mylan Laboratories).

Mr. Krivulka has also held management positions in marketing, product strategy, clinical development and manufacturing at several major pharmaceutical companies, including Janssen Pharmaceuticals (a Johnson & Johnson company) Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, and Lederle Labs.

Leonard Mazur, Co-Founder

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Prior to founding Triax Pharmaceuticals with Mr. Krivulka, Mr. Mazur founded Genesis Pharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical company that specialized in cosmetic dermatology products. As CEO, he had overall responsibility for creating and growing the business. Genesis was sold to Pierre Fabre, a French pharmaceutical company in 2001.

In 1989, Mr. Mazur was among the first executives with Medicis Pharmaceuticals, a dermatology company. As Executive Vice President, he was responsible for business development, sales and marketing.

Mr. Mazur began his career at Cooper Laboratories in 1971 and went on to lead product management, marketing and sales positions with Cooper, Knoll Pharmaceuticals and ICN Pharmaceuticals.