Board of Directors
Executive Chairman, Anthera Pharmaceuticals
Mr. Truex has served as a member of Milestone’s board of directors since February 2012, serving as Chairman from June 2012 to October 2018.
Mr. Truex founded Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a currently publicly traded biopharmaceutical company, in September 2004 and has served as the Executive Chairman of the board of directors of Anthera since December 2016. He previously served as the President of Anthera from its inception in September 2004 until January 2016 and as its Chief Executive Officer from September 2004 to December 2016. Prior to founding Anthera, Mr. Truex served as a founder, director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peninsula Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from the commencement of its operations in October 2001 until December 2005 after which Peninsula was acquired in a series of transactions by Johnson and Johnson and Forest Laboratories. Mr. Truex is currently a director at CymaBay Therapeutics Inc., a Nasdaq-listed company, where he has served since April 2016.
Mr. Truex obtained an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Indiana University and a BA in Economics from the University of Waterloo.