Depomed Hires August Moretti as CFO

Depomed, a specialty pharmaceutical company, has hired August (Augie) Moretti as senior vice president (SVP) and chief financial officer (CFO). Moretti is an experienced senior financial executive and expert in securities law whose involvement in the biopharmaceutical industry spans more than three decades.

Moretti joins from Alexza Pharmaceuticals, where he served as CFO, SVP, general counsel and secretary. Previously, he served as CFO and general counsel of Alavita (formerly Surromed). Moretti has extensive experience with both private and public companies on issues relating to disclosure and public reporting, and public and private financings. Earlier in his career, he was a member of Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, where he represented a number of life science companies. Moretti holds a BA degree in Economics from Princeton University and a JD from Harvard Law School.


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