Cecilia Gonzalo


Ms. Gonzalo has served as a member of Melinta’s board of directors since October 2015 and previously from February 2010 to November 2012. Ms. Gonzalo is a managing director of Vatera Holdings LLC, the manager of Vatera Healthcare Partners LLC, a position she has held since July 2015, where she is responsible for sourcing new investments and overseeing existing investments in the biopharmaceutical industry. From April 2013 to June 2015, Cecilia was a managing director at Essex Woodlands, a healthcare focused growth equity firm where she focused on investing across the healthcare sector in the US, Latin America and Europe. Ms. Gonzalo was previously a member and managing director of Warburg Pincus LLC and partner of Warburg Pincus & Co. from January 2010 to April 2013, a principal of Warburg Pincus LLC from January 2006 to December 2009 and an associate from August 2001 to December 2005, where she focused on healthcare investments in the pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and healthcare services sectors. Prior to Warburg Pincus, Ms. Gonzalo was an analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co., initially in the Investment Banking Division focusing on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions transactions in Latin America, and then in the Principal Investment Area focusing on investments in the region. Ms. Gonzalo received an A.B. in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard College and her Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Ms. Gonzalo is a board member and the treasurer of the Harvard Business School Healthcare Alumni Association. Ms. Gonzalo has served as a member of the board of directors of various companies, including Talon Therapeutics, Inc., Allos Therapeutics Inc., Eurand N.V., LaVie Care Centers and Prestwick Pharmaceuticals, Inc., among others. We believe that Ms. Gonzalo possesses specific attributes that qualify her to serve as a member of our board of directors, including experience building, investing in and growing biotechnology companies. In addition, because Ms. Gonzalo has served on several boards of directors of public and private companies, we believe she has substantial experience regarding how boards can and should effectively oversee and manage companies, and a significant understanding of governance issues.

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