Jack A. Khattar is the founder of Supernus Pharmaceuticals and has served as President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Secretary and a Director since 2005. From 1999 to 2005, Mr. Khattar served in various positions as a Board member, President and CEO of Shire Laboratories Inc., the drug delivery subsidiary of Shire plc.
From 1999 to 2004 he also served as a member of Shire plc’s Executive Committee. Prior to that, Mr. Khattar served as an Executive Officer and the Chairman of the Management Committee at CIMA Labs Inc. (CIMA), a drug delivery company where he was also responsible for business development, corporate alliances and strategic planning.
Prior to joining CIMA in 1995, Mr. Khattar held several marketing and business development positions at Merck & Co., Novartis, Playtex and Kodak in various locations, including the United States, Europe and the Middle East. Mr. Khattar served on the Board of Rockville Economic Development, Inc. from 2003 until 2013. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Prevacus, Inc., a privately-held development stage biotechnology company. Mr. Khattar also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of scPharmaceuticals, a publicly traded pharmaceutical company. Mr. Khattar earned his degrees in Marketing with a BBA from American University of Beirut and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.