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Ryan D. Lake

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Ryan Lake has served as our chief financial officer since January 2018 and has over 20 years of senior financial and life sciences leadership experience. Ryan joined Societal CDMO in June 2017 as the Company’s chief accounting officer and senior vice president of finance. He recently served as the chief financial officer of Baudax Bio, Inc.

Before joining Societal, Ryan served as chief financial officer and vice president of finance of Aspire Bariatrics, Inc., a privately held, commercial-stage medical device company. From 2012 to 2015, he held executive management and senior finance positions, including director of the natural materials division, controller and senior director of finance, at DSM Biomedical (successor to Kensey Nash after its acquisition in 2012), a division of Royal DSM (listed on Euronext Amsterdam), a global science-based company active in health, nutrition, and materials.

From 2002 to 2012, Ryan held various senior financial positions of increasing responsibility, most notably senior director of finance and interim CFO, with Kensey Nash Corporation, a Nasdaq-listed medical device company. Earlier in his career, Ryan worked at Deloitte & Touche, LLP.

Ryan is a Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the West Chester University of Pennsylvania.