Carole Ben-Maimon, MD, joined Larimar Therapeutics in December 2016 as the President and Chief Executive Officer, bringing more than 25 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry to the company. Most recently, she worked with Deerfield Management Company assisting in the evaluation of investment opportunities in the brand and generic industry. Prior to working with Deerfield, she was President of Global Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Impax Laboratories that was responsible for Impax’s generic business. Dr. Ben-Maimon’s career is further highlighted by leadership roles at several pharmaceutical companies including Barr Pharmaceuticals and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries. At Barr Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Ben-Maimon served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the company’s branded female healthcare development business and was also a member of the Board of Directors. During her tenure at Teva, Dr. Ben-Maimon was responsible for R&D and public policy in North America. In addition to her executive roles, Dr. Ben-Maimon currently serves on the boards of two emerging pharmaceutical companies and serves on the board of a not-for-profit hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Ben-Maimon received her BS from the University of Pennsylvania and her MD from Jefferson Medical College. She completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in nephrology.