Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Pfreundschuh served as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Immunomedics Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, from September 2013 to June 2016 and as a consultant to that company from June 2016 to August 2016. From November 2008 until June 2013, Mr. Pfreundschuh was the Chief Financial Officer of CircuLite Inc., a commercial medical device company. Prior to that, Mr. Pfreundschuh was the Executive Director of Business Development and Licensing for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals L.P. Before AstraZeneca, he served at Johnson and Johnson in a variety of capacities, including Controller of the R&D division and Controller/Director of Marketing and Global Business Analytics, as well as Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer for 3 Dimensional Pharmaceuticals, which was acquired by Johnson and Johnson. Mr. Pfreundschuh has also held management positions at Alimenterics, Inc., and American Standard Companies, Inc., and was a Senior Auditor at Ernst & Young, LLP. He is a member of the Board of Directors of GiTBasic LLC and an advisor to Data Reduction Systems, LLC.
Mr. Pfreundschuh received an M.B.A. with a concentration in finance from Rider University, a B.S. in Accounting from Rutgers University School of Business, and continued his education through the Executive Strategic Marketing Program in Healthcare at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey.
Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is focused on the development and commercialization of specialized medicines that meet major unmet medical needs of patients worldwide. Sucampo has two marketed products – AMITIZA, its lead product, and RESCULA – and a late-stage pipeline of product candidates in clinical development for orphan disease areas. VTS-270 is a mixture of 2-hydroxypropyl-B-cyclodextrins with a specific compositional fingerprint that has been granted orphan designation in the U.S. and Europe and is in a pivotal Phase 2/3 clinical trial for the treatment of Niemann-Pick Disease Type C-1. Sucampo has an option for the North American rights to CPP1- x/sulindac, which is in Phase 3 development for the treatment of familial adenomatous polyposis and has been granted orphan drug designation in the U.S. A global company, Sucampo is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, and has operations in Japan and Switzerland.