Dermavant’s senior leadership team consists of accomplished biopharmaceutical executives in medical dermatology. Members of this team have a proven track record of developing and commercializing innovative products that are among the best-known prescription dermatology brands. They possess rich industry knowledge, a passion for science, and a shared commitment to improving patients’ lives.
Todd Zavodnick has over 20 years of leadership experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining Dermavant in November 2018, Mr. Zavodnick served as Chief Commercial Officer and President of Aesthetics and Therapeutics at Revance. He previously served in global leadership roles at ZELTIQ Aesthetics prior to the company’s acquisition by Allergan, at Galderma Laboratories where he was president and general manager of North America, and at Alcon Laboratories. He is a member of the board of directors of the Children’s Skin Disease Foundation and Allurion.
Cyril Allouche has over 20 years of combined experience in finance leadership, audit, and advisory roles. Prior to joining Dermavant in March 2019, Mr. Allouche served as Principal Accounting Officer, Head of Finance, and Corporate Controller at Revance. He previously served in finance leadership roles at CareDx and Synnex and has over a decade of audit and advisory experience at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Allouche received his BS in business administration and MBA from the University of Paris and his MAcc from the University of Georgia. He is an active, licensed CPA in the state of California.
Dr. Philip M. Brown has over 25 years of experience leading clinical development programs. Prior to joining Dermavant in January 2019, Dr. Brown served as head of global pharmaceutical development at Galderma. He also has served in other clinical development leadership roles in both public and private biotechnology companies, including senior vice president of clinical development at Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, a publicly-traded biopharmaceutical company. Dr. Brown received his M.D. from Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Medicine, his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law, and his B.A. from Hendrix College.
Chris Chapman has over 20 years of leadership experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining Dermavant in January 2020, Mr. Chapman served in various roles at Galderma, most recently as the Vice President and General Manager, U.S. Prescription Business. He previously served as Senior Principal of The Core Access Group and as Executive Director of Managed Markets and Contracting for Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation. He also served 20 years in commercial roles at Pfizer, where he led the U.S. Pharmaceutical Contracting and Pricing Organization. Mr. Chapman received his Bachelor of Science from Towson University.
Following a distinguished career in academia and years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Rubenstein joined Dermavant in March 2018 from GlaxoSmithKline Dermatology. At GSK, he built an industry-leading dermatology drug development organization as VP, Discovery and Preclinical Development.
Prior to GSK, Dr. Rubenstein held academic roles at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, most recently serving as the Louis C. Skinner Jr. Distinguished Professor of Dermatology.
Dr. Rubenstein received his A.B. in Molecular Biology from Princeton University and his M.D. and Ph.D. from Duke University School of Medicine. He completed his dermatology residency and postdoctoral fellowship in dermatology and biology at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Chris Van Tuyl has served as the General Counsel of Dermavant since March 2018 and has over 20 years of legal experience. He most recently was a corporate partner at the law firm Sacks Tierney P.A., where his practice focused on the healthcare, pharmaceuticals and technology industries. He previously served in various in house legal positions at publicly traded companies, including as Legal Executive at FIS Global, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer at Rayonier, Inc., and Associate General Counsel at Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation. Mr. Van Tuyl began his legal career in private practice as a corporate attorney at the international law firms of Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP in Phoenix and Clifford Chance LLP in New York. He received his BS in Finance summa cum laude from Arizona State University and his JD from Duke University School of Law.