Leadership

Florina Gordon-Krawchick
Neal Fowler

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Fowler joined Liquidia in 2008 after seven years in an executive leadership role at Johnson & Johnson (J&J). While at J&J, he served as President of Centocor, Inc., a multi-billion-dollar subsidiary focused on the development and commercialization of industry-leading biomedicines used to treat chronic inflammatory diseases. At Centocor, Mr. Fowler prepared the company for commercial product launches and continued the company’s legacy of double-digit growth for its flagship product REMICADE® (infliximab). Prior to Centocor, Mr. Fowler served as President of Ortho-McNeil Neurologics Inc. and Vice President of the central nervous system franchise at Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals. He also had a successful 13-year career at Eli Lilly and Company where he held a variety of sales, marketing and business development roles with increasing responsibilities in the pharmaceutical and medical device divisions. Mr. Fowler received a B.S. in Pharmacy and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH).

Kevin Gordon

President & Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Gordon oversees finance operations and strategy, corporate development and legal functions for Liquidia. Before joining Liquidia in 2018, Mr. Gordon served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. (now IQVIA), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, where he was responsible for global operations and contributed to the execution of the merger between IMS Health and Quintiles. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and CFO at Quintiles from 2010 to 2015, leading the financial strategy and corporate development activities. Before joining Quintiles, Mr. Gordon spent 13 years with Teleflex Incorporated, a health care company, most recently serving as Executive Vice President and CFO from 2007 to 2010. Prior to serving at Teleflex, Mr. Gordon spent 12 years in senior finance positions with Package Machinery Company and KPMG. He currently serves on the board of Veracyte, Inc. Mr. Gordon holds a B.S. in accounting from the University of Connecticut.

Robert Lippe

Chief Operations Officer

Mr. Lippe is responsible for all aspects of operations at Liquidia, including manufacturing, supply chain management, quality, facilities, and program management. Prior to joining Liquidia in 2015, Mr. Lippe served as an Executive Vice President of Operations and Chief Operations Officer at Alexza Pharmaceuticals. In these roles, he had operational oversight for the scale-up and optimization of supply that supported the launch of the company’s first commercial product, and he advanced a platform proof-of-concept which accelerated the company’s product pipeline. He also worked as the Head of Global Operations & Operational Excellence at Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and as the Head of Manufacturing for Genentech’s Vacaville operating facilities. Mr. Lippe spent 10 years at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and six years as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard. He received his MPH and MBA degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, and received a B.S. degree in Marine Engineering from the United States Coast Guard Academy.

Benjamin Maynor, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Research & Development

Dr. Maynor, a co-inventor of Liquidia’s PRINT® technology, directs and manages research and development at Liquidia. He has initiated several new drug delivery technology initiatives at Liquidia since joining the company in 2005, including programs in ophthalmology, inhaled drug delivery, and other therapeutic areas. Dr. Maynor earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Duke University, where he focused on nanotechnology and materials chemistry. He also holds a B.A. in Chemistry from Harvard University. He has co-authored over 20 peer-reviewed publications in the fields of drug delivery, nano-technology, and colloid science and is a co-inventor of several patents and patent applications in nano-technology and drug delivery

Robert Roscigno, PH.D.

Senior Vice President, Product Development

Dr. Robert Roscigno is Senior Vice President, Product Development and program lead for LIQ861. Before joining Liquidia in September 2015, Dr. Roscigno served as Executive Vice President, Global Clinical Affairs at GeNO LLC, where he led the clinical development team working on a novel nitric oxide delivery system. Prior to joining GeNO in 2009, Dr. Roscigno served as President and COO of Lung Rx, Inc., where he was responsible for bringing the company’s lead product, Tyvaso®, successfully through Phase 3 development. Over a 10-year period, he served in multiple leadership positions at United Therapeutics Corporation where he helped transform the company from a start-up to a multi-billion-dollar company and was also a key contributor in the successful development and worldwide commercialization of Remodulin™ for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension. Dr. Roscigno has more than 20 years of drug development experience relating to pulmonary hypertension, is the co-inventor on five U.S. patents and has published numerous articles in scientific journals. He received a Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology from Duke University.

Jason Adair

Vice President, Business Development and Strategy

As Vice President, Business Development and Strategy at Liquidia, Mr. Adair is responsible for pursuing partnership and licensing opportunities for the company. Prior to joining Liquidia in 2016, Mr. Adair led business development efforts at BioCryst Pharmaceuticals. His work included the commercial launch and subsequent partnering of the company’s first FDA approved drug. He also worked at MedImmune/AstraZeneca in roles of increasing responsibility in business development, marketing and operations. Before entering the pharmaceutical industry, Mr. Adair worked as an analytical chemist for Syngenta and served as an officer in the United States Army. He received an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a B.S. in Chemistry from Wake Forest University.

Florina Gordon-Krawchick

Vice President, Human Resources

As Vice President, Human Resources, Ms. Gordon-Krawchick is focused on building a team-based culture of innovation and excellence at Liquidia. In addition to leading the company’s workforce strategies and operations, she oversees recruiting and onboarding, training and leadership development, compensation planning and total rewards, and organizational development. Prior to joining Liquidia in 2010, Ms. Gordon-Krawchick held multiple Human Resources Business Partner roles at Johnson & Johnson (J&J) across research & development, sales, marketing, commercial and operations. She also led early talent recruitment and development for J&J’s commercial groups across the pharmaceutical businesses. Ms. Gordon-Krawchick received a business degree from George Washington University.

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