John McBride

Chief Financial Officer

John McBride is Chief Financial Officer at Cadent Therapeutics. Prior to joining Cadent, Mr. McBride was Chief Financial Officer at Syntimmune where he was part of the senior team instrumental in the sale of the company to Alexion. Prior to that, he served as both Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer during his tenure at Tokai Pharmaceuticals Inc. In addition, he founded and served as president of Alliance Life Science Advisors, Inc., a consulting firm focused on assisting life science companies with strategic planning, business development and financing projects. Previously, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Gloucester Pharmaceuticals, Inc. where he was responsible for the company’s business development, finance, administrative and manufacturing functions through the sale of the company to Celgene. Earlier in his career, he served as Global Head of Oncology Licensing at Pharmacia Corporation; Executive Vice President, Business Operations and Chief Financial Officer at CytoTherapeutics, Inc.; and Vice President, Business Development and Treasurer at Phytera, Inc.

Mr. McBride holds a B.S. in biochemistry and an M.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

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John McBride

Chief Financial Officer

John McBride is Chief Financial Officer at Cadent Therapeutics. Prior to joining Cadent, Mr. McBride was Chief Financial Officer at Syntimmune where he was part of the senior team instrumental in the sale of the company to Alexion. Prior to that, he served as both Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer during his tenure at Tokai Pharmaceuticals Inc. In addition, he founded and served as president of Alliance Life Science Advisors, Inc., a consulting firm focused on assisting life science companies with strategic planning, business development and financing projects. Previously, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Gloucester Pharmaceuticals, Inc. where he was responsible for the company’s business development, finance, administrative and manufacturing functions through the sale of the company to Celgene. Earlier in his career, he served as Global Head of Oncology Licensing at Pharmacia Corporation; Executive Vice President, Business Operations and Chief Financial Officer at CytoTherapeutics, Inc.; and Vice President, Business Development and Treasurer at Phytera, Inc.

Mr. McBride holds a B.S. in biochemistry and an M.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

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John McBride

Chief Financial Officer

John McBride is Chief Financial Officer at Cadent Therapeutics. Prior to joining Cadent, Mr. McBride was Chief Financial Officer at Syntimmune where he was part of the senior team instrumental in the sale of the company to Alexion. Prior to that, he served as both Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer during his tenure at Tokai Pharmaceuticals Inc. In addition, he founded and served as president of Alliance Life Science Advisors, Inc., a consulting firm focused on assisting life science companies with strategic planning, business development and financing projects. Previously, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Gloucester Pharmaceuticals, Inc. where he was responsible for the company’s business development, finance, administrative and manufacturing functions through the sale of the company to Celgene. Earlier in his career, he served as Global Head of Oncology Licensing at Pharmacia Corporation; Executive Vice President, Business Operations and Chief Financial Officer at CytoTherapeutics, Inc.; and Vice President, Business Development and Treasurer at Phytera, Inc.

Mr. McBride holds a B.S. in biochemistry and an M.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

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