Seth Fischer

August 10, 2020

Seth H.Z. Fischer has served on our Board since September 2016.

Mr. Fischer brings to the Board of Directors over 38 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry, including 29 years in various leadership roles at Johnson & Johnson.
Mr. Fischer currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Agile Therapeutics, Inc. (AGRX), Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SPPI), and is also an advisor to MedHab, LLC. Previously, Mr. Fischer served as the Chief Executive Officer and as a Director of Vivus, Inc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company commercializing and developing innovative, next-generation therapies to address unmet needs in obesity, diabetes, sleep apnea and sexual health from September 2013 to December 2017. Prior to Vivus, Mr. Fischer served in various positions of increasing responsibility at Johnson & Johnson, most recently as Company Group Chairman, Johnson & Johnson and Worldwide Franchise Chairman of Cordis Corporation.

Prior to that, he served as Company Group Chairman, North America Pharmaceuticals, which included responsibilities for Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals, Janssen and Scios. Prior to that, Mr. Fischer served as President of Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Fischer’s operating responsibilities encompassed the commercialization of products in multiple therapeutic categories including Topamax® for epilepsy and migraines, neurologic, analgesic, anti-infective, cardiovascular, psychiatric and women’s health areas. From May 2013 to May 2019, Mr. Fischer also served on the Board of Directors of BioSig Technologies, Inc. 
Mr. Fischer earned a bachelor’s degree in general studies from Ohio University and served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force.