John Jacobs is the President and Chief Executive Officer for Harmony Biosciences.
He joined Harmony from Teva Pharmaceuticals where he held leadership roles as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Respiratory Business Unit, Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations in North America and General Manager of Teva in Canada. Prior to joining Teva, he held positions of increasing scope and responsibility at major pharmaceutical companies including Cephalon, Wyeth and Pfizer. Mr. Jacobs has over 25 years of commercial experience across multiple therapeutic areas including CNS, Sleep Disorders, Pain Care and Respiratory as well as rare disease and other specialty markets. His demonstrated expertise in developing market-leading commercial strategies, major product launches and building and leading highly effective teams and organizations has helped to shape Harmony’s positive culture of compassion for patients and passion for our business.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in business and a Master of Business Administration in marketing from the State University of New York.