Dave Stack is an experienced leader in the life sciences industry with a distinguished track record of success. He is currently the President, CEO and Director of Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and a Founding Partner of Stack Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a commercialization, marketing and strategy firm serving emerging healthcare companies. In addition, he is a Managing Director at MPM Capital.
From September 2001 until August 2004 he was President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO). Prior to The Medicines Company he was the CEO of Stack Pharmaceutical, Inc., where MDCO was one of the primary customers. From May 1995 to December 1999, he served as the President and General Manager of Innovex, Inc. responsible for the Americas. Innovex Inc. was a commercial solutions company offering a full range of marketing, sales and clinical development capabilities to pharmaceutical and biotechnology customers. From April 1993 to May 1995, he was the Vice President of Business Development and Marketing for Immunomedics, Inc (NASDAQ:IMMU) a biopharmaceutical company focusing on monoclonal antibodies in infectious disease and oncology. From May 1992 to March 1993, he was the Director of Business Development and Planning for Infectious Disease, Oncology and Virology for Roche Labs where he was the Therapeutic World Leader of Infectious Disease. Prior to that he held various positions with Roche Labs for approximately 12 years and was a retail and hospital pharmacist for three years after graduating from Albany College of Pharmacy, he also holds a BS in Biology from Siena College.
Mr. Stack was recognized as the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2003 (New Jersey Healthcare). He is a Director of PepTx, Inc.