Leonard Mazur

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Leonard Mazur, Executive Chairman, Director

Mr. Mazur is an accomplished entrepreneur and pharmaceutical industry executive with notable success in founding and building multiple healthcare companies and creating value and returns for investors throughout his five-decade career. Mr. Mazur was the co-founder and Chairman of Leonard-Meron Biosciences, Inc. prior to its merger with Citius in March 2016. He was previously the co-founder and Vice Chairman of Akrimax Pharmaceuticals, LLC, which specialized in cardiovascular and general pharmaceutical products. From 2005 to 2012, Mr. Mazur co-founded and served as the Chief Operating Officer of Triax Pharmaceuticals LLC, a specialty pharmaceutical company producing prescription dermatological drugs. As founder and Chief Executive Officer of Genesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a dermatological products company that marketed its products through dermatologists’ offices and co-promoted products for major pharmaceutical companies, he successfully negotiated the company’s sale in 2003 to Pierre Fabre, a leading global pharmaceutical company. Mr. Mazur has extensive sales, marketing, and business development experience from previous tenures at Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation, ICN Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Knoll Pharma (a division of BASF), and Cooper Laboratories, Inc.


Mr. Mazur was born in Ansbach, Germany, and emigrated with his family to the U.S. at an early age. Mr. Mazur served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve while studying at Temple University for his undergraduate degree. He earned his MBA from Temple University’s Fox School of Business in 1975.


Mr. Mazur is a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor presented annually to those who immigrated to the United States during the Ellis Island era and have shown an outstanding commitment to serving the United States either professionally, culturally, or civically.