Mr. Collard joined Veloxis in December of 2015 as the Chief Executive Officer. He has over 23 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
Mr. Collard is currently a Board member of BioMarck Pharmaceuticals and Hilltop Home Foundation. In 2003, Mr. Collard founded Cornerstone Therapeutics, where he became Chairman and CEO; Cornerstone Therapeutics was later sold to Chiesi Farmaceutici (2014).
Mr. Collard started his career at Dura Pharmaceuticals where he served in numerous sales and marketing roles within the Company. He left Dura in 1998 and joined DJ Pharma, Inc, which was sold to Biovail in 2000.
Mr. Collard holds a B.S. in Engineering from the Southern College of Technology (now Southern Polytechnic State University) in Marietta, Georgia.
McEwan has had broad experience from financial, M & A and general management roles and board appointments in private and public companies. Before Veloxis he had a number of roles within Cornerstone Therapeutics (NASDAQ - CRTX) between 2005 and 2014. He is a past chairman of the board of Cornerstone and was its executive CFO during the acquisition and integration of EKR and the subsequent sale of the expanded Cornerstone to Chiesi in 2014.