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Rob joined Satsuma in 2017 and currently serves as our Senior Vice President and Head of Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls (CMC). He has over 32 years of drug development experience, focused primarily on the CMC development of orally inhaled products, including VENTOLIN® inhaler and ADVAIR® metered dose inhaler (MDI) products. Rob began his career developing MDIs at Muro Pharmaceuticals (acquired by ASTA Medica). He then joined GlaxoSmithKline, followed by KOS Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Abbott). In these companies, he led CMC development initiatives for multiple inhalation products, including ADVAIR®, Serevent®, Flovent®, Ventolin®, Azmacort® and an insulin MDI product, while advancing into roles of increasing responsibility. Prior to joining Satsuma Pharmaceuticals, Rob was an early member of the senior leadership team at Pearl Therapeutics (acquired by AstraZeneca), where he led CMC and global project teams developing Pearl’s MDI products, including Bevespi Aerosphere® and Pearl’s triple combination product Breztri®. Rob received a B.S. degree in Biochemistry from Dartmouth College.