David Zaccardelli, Pharm.D.


Dr. Zaccardelli has served on Melinta’s board of directors since the recent merger with Cempra. He served on Cempra’s board beginning in August 2016, and served the Acting Chief Executive Officer of Cempra from December 2016 until the company’s merger with Melinta. From 2004 until 2016, Dr. Zaccardelli served in several senior management roles at United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR), including chief operating officer, chief manufacturing officer and executive vice president, pharmaceutical development and operations. Prior to joining United Therapeutics, Dr. Zaccardelli founded and led a startup company focused on contract pharmaceutical development services, from 1997 through 2003. From 1988 to 1996, Dr. Zaccardelli worked at Burroughs Wellcome & Co. and Glaxo Wellcome, Inc. in a variety of clinical research positions. He also served as director of clinical and scientific affairs for Bausch & Lomb Pharmaceuticals from 1996 to 1997. Dr. Zaccardelli currently serves on the board of directors of Evecxia, Inc. and CoreRx, Inc., both privately held companies. Dr. Zaccardelli received a Pharm.D. from the University of Michigan. Among other experience, qualifications, attributes and skills, Dr. Zaccardelli’s experience in the pharmaceutical industry qualify him to serve on our board of directors.