Our Product Specialists are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding your next project. Review our list of specialists below for the specific expertise you need.

  • Peter C. Richardson, MD Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Research and Development

    Peter C. Richardson, MD

    Peter has more than 30 years of medical practice, research and development experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Peter has been instrumental in developing product pipelines that encompass small molecules, biologics, and medical devices.

    Prior to his position at Adare, Peter was the Chief Medical Officer and Head of Global Clinical and Regulatory Affairs for Alcon, the eye care division of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. During his 10 years at Alcon, his responsibilities included leading the company’s global clinical, regulatory, and safety organizations and serving as its ad interim Head of Research and Development.

    Peter specializes in endocrinology, holding Bachelor’s degrees of Medical Science (B.Med.Sci.), Medicine and Surgery (BM, BS), with honors from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom, where he was also awarded a diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine. He is a recipient of the John Moir Memorial Prize Gold Medal for Medicine.

  • Giuseppe Di Vincenzo Vice President, Strategy

    Giuseppe Di Vincenzo

    Giuseppe leads our strategy, communications and internal pipeline development teams.

    He was previously Vice President, Strategic and Commercial Development at Adare where he was responsible for commercial strategy, marketing, business development and internal pipeline development activities. Prior to that, he was Vice President Global Sales and Strategy at Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies. Before joining Aptalis, he held a number of senior positions at Eurand. He also held roles with Élan Corporation and Arthur D. Little.

    Giuseppe holds a degree in Biology from the University Federico II of Naples, Italy and a Master of Business Administration from the London Business School, United Kingdom.

  • Giovanni Ortenzi Vice President, Pharmaceutical Development & Chief Technical Officer

    Giovanni Ortenzi

    Giovanni leads our global pharmaceutical development, technical services and operational excellence teams. He was previously Vice President, Quality at Adare leading quality assurance, quality control, clinical quality assurance and compliance teams. Prior to that, he led the quality teams at Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies. Giovanni held leading positions at Eurand, including Industrial Operations Director–Europe. He also formerly held quality and manufacturing positions with Bristol-Myers Squibb.

    Giovanni holds degrees in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmacy from the University La Sapienza in Rome, Italy.

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Giovanni Ortenzi

Vice President, Pharmaceutical Development & Chief Technical Officer

Giovanni leads our global pharmaceutical development, technical services and operational excellence teams. He was previously Vice President, Quality at Adare leading quality assurance, quality control, clinical quality assurance and compliance teams. Prior to that, he led the quality teams at Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies. Giovanni held leading positions at Eurand, including Industrial Operations Director–Europe. He also formerly held quality and manufacturing positions with Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Giovanni holds degrees in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmacy from the University La Sapienza in Rome, Italy.

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