|Joseph J. Ciaffoni|
Chief Commercial Officer
Joseph J. Ciaffoni was appointed Chief Commercial Officer on July 7, 2008. He will be responsible for Sciele’s sales and marketing operations. Mr. Ciaffoni began his career with Sandoz Pharmaceuticals as a sales representative and district manager. Subsequent to that, he served Novartis as district manager, director of operations and field planning, executive director of field operations and training and development, and finally regional business director. He joined Sanofi-Synthelabo in 2002 as national sales director and progressed to area vice president of the Southeast before joining Schering Plough in 2004 as area vice president. Mr. Ciaffoni earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and a Masters of Business Administration from Rutgers University.