Scott Gaito named Director of Sales and Physician Programs

CHICAGO – Scott Gaito has joined AltaThera Pharmaceuticals as the Director of Sales and Physician Programs.

In this role, Gaito will oversee the Chicago-based specialty pharmaceutical company's nation-wide sales force and strengthen the company's relationship with their physician partners. 

Gaito, who has more than 20 years of experience in the specialty pharmaceutical industry, joins AltaThera after successful leadership roles at Endo Pharmaceuticals, Exeltis Pharmaceuticals and Bayer Healthcare.  

Over the course of his accomplished career in the pharmaceutical arena, he has gained significant expertise in the areas of sales leadership, sales training and sales operations. AltaThera expects these skills and experiences to lead to accelerated growth of the company’s first commercial product (Sotalol IV, sotalol hydrochloride for intravenous use), as well as the success of future business development opportunities.

About AltaThera: AltaThera Pharmaceuticals is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on critical care and alternative therapeutics for the unmet medical needs of patients with severe, and often rare, disorders for which few effective treatments are available.