Vicente Anido, PhD

CEO & Chairman

Aerie Pharmaceuticals


Dr. Anido is the former President, CEO and Director of ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc., which was acquired by Bausch + Lomb, Inc. in 2012. Prior to joining ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Anido served as general partner of Windamere Venture Partners from 2000 to 2001. From 1996 to 1999, Dr. Anido served as President and CEO of CombiChem, Inc., a drug discovery company. From 1993 to 1996, Dr. Anido served as President of the Americas Region of Allergan, Inc., where he was responsible for Allergan’s commercial operations for North and South America. Prior to joining Allergan, Dr. Anido spent 17 years at Marion Laboratories and Marion Merrell Dow, Inc., including as Vice President, Business Management of Marion’s U.S. Prescription Products Division. Dr. Anido currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of Depomed, Inc., the West Virginia University Foundation, and Bicom (a member-driven organization providing opportunities to life science companies and their employees). Dr. Anido holds a BS and a MS from West Virginia University and a PhD from the University of Missouri, Kansas City.


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