John Berman joined Larimar Therapeutics in January 2017 as Vice President of Finance and Operations, bringing more than 20 years’ experience to the company. Previously, Mr. Berman spent 14 years at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries where he held various positions of increasing responsibility. Most recently, Mr. Berman held the position of Senior Director of Corporate Alliance Management, where he worked closely for some of the largest brands in the Teva portfolio on both R&D and commercial alliances. Prior to that, he worked on the commercial side of the business where he led the finance team for the branded US Oncology Business, with revenue of nearly $1B. Mr. Berman also served in Teva’s R&D organization where he managed finance and business operations. Prior to joining Teva, John worked in financial planning and analysis at Cell Pathways, CDNow, Toll Brothers, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Berman earned a BA in Economics from the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Berman is a Certified Public Accountant and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

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 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.