Jay Galeota


Mr. Galeota has served as the president and chief operating officer of G&W Laboratories since 2016. From 1988 to 2016 Mr. Galeota served in many diverse positions at Merck & Co., Inc., where he was most recently chief strategy & business development officer and president, emerging businesses. From 2011 to 2016 he was president of hospital & specialty care at Merck and from 2009 to 2011, he served as senior vice president of global human health strategy and business development. Mr. Galeota started his career in Merck’s commercial organization, where he held various US and global leadership positions and led numerous brands and key product launches across a variety of therapeutic areas. Mr. Galeota holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Villanova University and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. He currently serves on the boards of JFK Health System, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, and the Metuchen Edison Woodbridge YMCA. In addition, he is a guest lecturer at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. We believe that Mr. Galeota’s extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry as a senior executive qualify him to serve on our board of directors.

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