Marco Taglietti, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Taglietti has served as Chief Executive Officer of SCYNEXIS since April 2015 and became President of the Company in September 2015. He has been a member of the board since November 2014. He served as Executive Vice President, Research and Development and Chief Medical Officer of Forest Laboratories, Inc. and as President of the Forest Research Institute until its acquisition by Actavis in 2014. Prior to joining Forest Laboratories in 2007, Dr. Taglietti held the position of Senior Vice President, Head of Global Research and Development, at Stiefel Laboratories, Inc., a GSK company, for three years. He joined Stiefel Laboratories after 12 years at Schering-Plough Corporation, where he last held the position of Vice President, Worldwide Clinical Research for Anti-Infectives, Oncology, CNS, Endocrinology and Dermatology. Dr. Taglietti began his pharmaceutical career at Marion Merrell Dow Research Institute. Over the course of his career, he has brought to market 35 different products in the U.S. and internationally. Dr. Taglietti currently serves on the Board of Directors of BioNJ, Inc. and Aquestive Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: AQST). He received his medical degree and board certifications from the University of Pavia in Italy.