With over 30 years of experience in many aspects of the healthcare industry, including research and development, new product development, sales, and various executive roles, as well as her experience as a board member of public pharmaceutical companies, Ms. Vergis will provide the Board with broad global business experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
Ms. Vergis served from 2013 to 2019 as an executive advisor to various private equity firms, including, Warburg Pincus, Deerfield Mgmt., Water Street Healthcare Partners and Vatera Healthcare Partners.
From 2011 to 2012, she served as the Chief Executive Officer of OraPharma, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company.
From 2004 to 2009, she served as President of Janssen Pharmaceuticals LP, McNeil Pediatrics, Inc. and Ortho-McNeil Neurologics, Inc., subsidiaries of Johnson & Johnson.
Ms. Vergis contributed to a number of Johnson & Johnson companies during her career, holding positions of increasing responsibility in research and development, new product development, sales and marketing.
Ms. Vergis has served on the Board of Directors of Church and Dwight Co., Inc. since 2014, MedDay Pharmaceuticals since 2016 and Dentsply-Sirona, Inc. since 2019. She previously served on the board of Amneal Pharmaceutical until 2019, as well as Lumara Health and OraPharma, Inc.
Ms. Vergis received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Master’s of Science in Physiology from The Pennsylvania State University.