- Robust Strategic Alternatives Process Continues -
TherapeuticsMD, Inc. (NASDAQ: TXMD), (“TherapeuticsMD” or the “Company”) an innovative, leading women’s healthcare company, announced today the appointment of Dr. Brian Bernick and Mr. Mark Glickman as the Company’s Interim Co-Chief Executive Officers and Co-Principal Executive Officers. Dr. Bernick and Mr. Glickman succeed Mr. Hugh O’Dowd as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to this appointment, Dr. Bernick, the Company’s co-founder, served as Chief Scientific and Medical Officer, and Mr. Glickman served as Chief Business Officer.
The Company also announced that the Board of Directors appointed The Honorable Tommy Thompson, who served as the Company’s Chairman of the Board since 2012, as the Executive Chairman of the Board.
“I have had the privilege of working with Dr. Bernick, our founder and innovator of our products, for many years. His dedication to improving women’s health is unparalleled, and the Board of Directors looks forward to his leadership as we continue to thoroughly evaluate strategic alternatives,” said the Hon. Tommy Thompson, Executive Chairman of the Board. “Mr. Glickman brings 30 years of leadership and deep pharmaceutical knowledge. We believe that the appointments of Dr. Bernick and Mr. Glickman will enhance our ongoing and robust strategic review process. The Board and I look forward to working with them both to deliver the highest possible value to shareholders,” concluded Thompson.
About TherapeuticsMD, Inc.
TherapeuticsMD, Inc. is an innovative, leading healthcare company, focused on developing and commercializing novel products exclusively for women. TherapeuticsMD’s products are designed to address the unique changes and challenges women experience through the various stages of their lives with a therapeutic focus in family planning, reproductive health, and menopause management. TherapeuticsMD is committed to advancing the health of women and championing awareness of their healthcare issues. To learn more about TherapeuticsMD, please visit https://www.therapeuticsmd.com/ or follow us on Twitter: @TherapeuticsMD and on Facebook: TherapeuticsMD.
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