Michael J. Valentino is a businessperson who founded Adams Respiratory Therapeutics, Inc. and who has been at the helm of 8 different companies. Currently, he is Executive Chairman of PLx Pharma, Inc. Mr. Valentino is also on the board of D.A.R.E. New Jersey, Inc. and Assisted 4 Living, Inc.
In the past he occupied the position of Executive Chairman at PLx Pharma, Inc., Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc., EVP & Global Head-Consumer Pharmaceuticals at Novartis AG, Director at Breakthrough Products, Inc., President & Chief Executive Officer of Adams Respiratory Therapeutics, Inc., President & Chief Operating Officer for Zoetis Products LLC, President & Chief Operating Officer of Novartis Consumer Health, Inc., President-Consumer Products Division at Pharmacia & Upjohn, Inc., Principal at Warner-Lambert Co. and Chairman of Consumer Healthcare Products Association.
Mr. Valentino received an undergraduate degree from The State University of New York.