The experienced Joseph Scodari has resigned from his position on the Board of Directors at Actelion.
The former Johnson & Johnson Chairman has stepped down from his position with immediate effect citing personal reasons.
Robert Cawthorn, Chairman of the Board at Actelion, thanked Mr Scodari for his leadership skills after a “long and distinguished career in the healthcare industry”.
“We understand his desire to dedicate more time to his personal endeavours and wish him and his family all the best for the future,” added Mr Cawthorn.
Mr Scodari, who is also a Director at Endo Pharmaceuticals, spent nearly a decade at J&J and served as a member of the company’s Executive Committee from March 2005 until March 2008 before joining Actelion.