August 30, 2016 11:49 PM ET


Company Overview of Melinta Therapeutics, Inc.

Company Overview

Melinta Therapeutics, Inc., an antibiotics company, is engaged in the discovery, development, and commercialization of antibiotics to overcome drug-resistant, life-threatening infections. It develops Delafloxacin, a fluoroquinolone for acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections caused by Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Melinta Therapeutics, Inc. was formerly known as formerly Rib-X Pharmaceuticals and changed its name to Melinta Therapeutics, Inc. on October 7, 2013. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in New Haven, Connecticut with an additional office in Lincolnshire, Illinois.

300 George Street

Suite 301

New Haven, CT 06511-6663

United States

Founded in 2000

42 Employees





Key Executives for Melinta Therapeutics, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 56
President and Chief Operating Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Melinta Therapeutics, Inc. Key Developments

Melinta Therapeutics Appoints Eugene Sun as Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Melinta Therapeutics announced that Eugene Sun, M.D. has been appointed Melinta’s Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, making permanent the role he has filled in an interim capacity since September 2015. Sun most worked recently as Corporate Vice President, Global Pharmaceutical Clinical Development.

Melinta Therapeutics Appoints John Temperato President and Chief Operating Officer

Melinta Therapeutics appointed John Temperato as President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Melinta, John led the sales and managed markets division of Salix Pharmaceuticals. He played a critical role at Salix in the successful commercialization and growth of Xifaxan. Prior to Salix, John held positions at Celltech Pharmaceuticals, where he was responsible for managed market strategy, Medeva Pharmaceuticals and Adams Laboratories.

Melinta Therapeutics, Inc. Presents at The 23rd Annual Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry conference, Mar-11-2016 11:30 AM

Melinta Therapeutics, Inc. Presents at The 23rd Annual Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry conference, Mar-11-2016 11:30 AM. Venue: Millennium Broadway Hotel & Conference Center, 145 West 44th Street, Room 508, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Eugene Sun, Interim Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of Research & Development.

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