Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Oberman brings more than 15 years of international pharmaceutical industry experience to Concordia including his recent role as Chief Executive Officer of specialty pharmaceutical company Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Sagent was sold to Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., Japan’s largest generic drug manufacturer, in a transaction that closed on August 29, 2016. Prior to Sagent, from November 2012 to December 2014, Mr. Oberman served as President and CEO of Teva Americas Generics, a region which included the U.S., Canada and Latin America. He joined Teva in 2000 and served as President of Teva EMIA (Eastern Europe, Middle East, Israel and Africa), where he led a diverse group of countries in achieving consistent sales growth. Mr. Oberman also served as the Chief Operating Officer of Teva International, and President and CEO of Teva Canada, formerly known as Novopharm Limited.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Price brings more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare, investment banking and accounting industries to Concordia. Most recently, he served as CFO of Bioventus LLC, a private, equity-backed global provider of medical devices in the orthobiologics field. Prior to his role at Bioventus, Mr. Price was the CFO at EDGAR Online Inc., a financial data, technology and business process outsourcing company. Prior to that, Mr. Price was CFO of Cornerstone Therapeutics, Inc., a publicly traded specialty pharmaceutical company. Mr. Price has previously served as managing director in the healthcare and pharmaceutical services sector at two investment banking firms – Jefferies & Company in New York, and Bear Stearns & Co. in London and New York – and worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting and Arthur Andersen. He holds an honors degree in Accounting and Financial Management from Lancaster University in the UK and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Mr. Tallarico is Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Concordia International Corp. Mr. Tallarico manages the Global legal function of the Corporation. Prior to joining the Corporation in 2014, Mr. Tallarico practiced law at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, an international law firm based out of Toronto, Ontario, with a particular focus on corporate governance, corporate finance and M&A transactions. During his time with the Corporation, Mr. Tallarico has been actively involved and instrumental in various M&A transactions valued at over $4.5 billion. Mr. Tallarico holds a B.A. from the University of Toronto and a J.D. from the University of Windsor.
Chief Corporate Development Officer
As Chief Corporate Development Officer, Mr. Islam’s focus is on the execution of a number of the components of Concordia’s long-term growth strategy, as well as leading Concordia’s corporate development initiatives. Mr. Islam spent the past 15 years with The Boston Consulting Group, most recently as Partner and Managing Director, and as the Global Head, Pharmaceutical Generics & Biosimilars practice. During this period, Mr. Islam worked extensively across Europe, including the UK, Germany, France, Sweden, and the U.S.
President of Concordia North America
Mr. Pai has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry including working across the value chains of medical device, pharma, pharmaceutical distribution and specialty pharma distribution companies. He spent the first part of his career working in operational and technical roles to manage the development, manufacture and launch of generic pharmaceutical products for companies including Abbott Laboratories, Wyeth and Actavis. Mr. Pai subsequently transitioned to a more commercial focus through a business development role in which he spent extensive time in Asia to seek portfolio opportunities for Alpharma’s U.S. market segment. Most recently, he held various general management roles leading pharmaceutical distribution and specialty pharma businesses for Cardinal Health.