Jared M. Freedberg serves as our General Counsel. Mr. Freedberg was previously General Counsel and Secretary of Immunomedics, Inc. Prior to joining Immunomedics, Mr. Freedberg served as General Counsel, Specialty Generics Operating Division, and Vice President, Legal, Business Development and Licensing at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. From 2001 through 2016, he held positions of increasing responsibility at Covance Inc. and was a member of Covance's Global Executive Leadership Team as Head of Strategy and Business Development from 2014 to 2016. Mr. Freedberg received a Juris Doctor from Duke University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Jerome Durso serves as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our Board of Directors. Prior to becoming CEO in January 2021, Mr. Durso served as Chief Operating Officer since joining Intercept in February 2017. Mr. Durso has over 25 years of experience in building and leading commercial and business operations at life sciences companies both in the United States and abroad. Prior to joining Intercept, Mr. Durso served as a consultant to the biopharmaceutical industry from September 2015 to February 2017. Mr. Durso spent the majority of his career at Sanofi, a global pharmaceutical company, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of the Global Diabetes Division from June 2011 to April 2015. From 2010 to 2011, Mr. Durso was Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of Sanofi’s U.S. pharmaceuticals business. Prior to that, he served in a number of commercial leadership roles of increasing responsibility in business unit and brand management, marketing and sales since he first joined Sanofi in 1993. Mr. Durso earned his bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Notre Dame.