Janet M. Barth
VP, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
Ms. Barth is a highly effective communications executive with nearly 30 years of broad-reaching, finance-driven investor relations and corporate communications experience with publicly held pharmaceutical and retail companies. Ms. Barth is experienced in all facets of corporate financial and investor communications, including mergers and acquisitions activity, public offerings, corporate positioning, turnarounds, ESG, activist investors, crisis communications, media relations, employee communications, and strategic philanthropy.
Previously Ms. Barth served as SVP, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications for Adams Respiratory Therapeutics, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on OTC and prescription products for the treatment of respiratory disorders, until its successful merger with Reckitt Benckiser in 2008. She began her career at Schering-Plough Corporation, a $20 billion global science-based healthcare company, where she held positions of increasing responsibility in Corporate Communications and Investor Relations during a tenure of almost 20 years, including as its Investor Relations Officer until its 2009 merger with Merck & Co. Most recently, Ms. Barth served 7 years as VP, Investor Relations at Bed Bath & Beyond, a $9 billion North American omnichannel retailer focused on the Home, Baby and Wellness markets. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Dickinson College and an MBA from Seton Hall University.