Robert Casale

Robert Casale
Director

Mr. Casale has served as a Director of the Company since February 2016. Mr. Casale has over 30 years of healthcare experience. Mr. Casale is also the Chief Strategic Officer of Fresh Branding Group, a boutique advertising agency. Since July 2013, Mr. Casale has been an independent consultant specializing in consumer healthcare and pharmaceutical marketing, strategic planning, and business development. He was the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Scerene Healthcare, a company dedicated to marketing pure and efficacious anti-aging skin care and feminine hygiene products, from February 2009 to June 2012, when the assets were sold to Enaltus. Prior to Scerene, Mr. Casale was the Chief Operating Officer of Adams Respiratory Therapeutics. He joined Adams in 2004 as Vice President, Marketing and Business Development and was named Chief Operating Officer in 2006. In addition to developing the award-winning Mr. Mucus advertising campaign, he led the diversification of the Adams’ portfolio of products by launching Mucinex D and DM, Mucinex for Children, and Mucinex Nasal Spray. He also led the acquisition of the Delsym brand, which nearly doubled in sales after 2 years at Adams. Mr. Casale began his career in 1983 at a Wall Street law firm and joined the legal division of Warner-Lambert in 1986. In 1993, he was appointed Warner-Lambert’s Vice President of Marketing for the Company’s upper respiratory and gastrointestinal (GI) consumer products and oversaw several brands, including Benadryl, Sudafed, Zantac 75, and Rolaids. He also served as a Global Vice President for Warner-Lambert’s GI and skin care businesses. Following Warner-Lambert’s acquisition by Pfizer Inc., he served as Vice President, Strategic Planning and Business Development for Pfizer’s Consumer Healthcare Division. He was Chairman of Topaz Pharmaceuticals, which was sold to Sanofi Aventis in 2011, was on the Board of NextWave Pharmaceuticals, which was sold to Pfizer in 2012, and was on the Board of Insight Pharmaceuticals, which was sold to Prestige Brands in 2014.