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Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Eric J. Messner

As Marathon’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Eric Messner leads sales, marketing and managed care strategy and execution. Mr. Messner came to Marathon with a long and successful career in the pharmaceutical industry. He most recently served as CEO of Anagin, LLC, which develops drugs for post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury.

Eric also served as General Manager & Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for OPKO Health, where he had commercial responsibility for the renal division and urology laboratory division. Earlier in Eric’s career, he was a founder & Vice President of Marketing and Commercial Operations of Proventiv Therapeutics, which was acquired by Cytochroma. At Cytochroma, he was Vice President of Commercial Operations and later the Chief Operating Officer and helped lead the sale of Cytochroma to OPKO Health.  Mr. Messner also previously held senior marketing roles at Bone Care International and Abbott Laboratories.

Eric earned his MBA from J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Miami University.