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Scott Byrd

Chief Operating Officer & President of Acacia Pharma Inc.

Scott joined Acacia Pharma in February 2015 and is Chief Operating Officer & President of Acacia Pharma Inc. He has more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He was the Chief Commercial Officer & Senior Vice President of Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from June 2009 until its acquisition by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals plc in March 2014. In this role, Scott was responsible for all of Cadence’s commercial activities, in particular building and leading the group’s US sales and marketing infrastructure for Ofirmev®, a post-operative pain control product promoted to anaesthetists and surgical teams. Previously, Scott served in a variety of US and global roles in sales, marketing, finance, manufacturing and strategic planning at Eli Lilly and Company starting in January 1992. Scott holds a BS in mechanical engineering from Bradley University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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