Ralph E. Brown
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Brown a graduate of Drake University, was formerly a field sales manager with Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Prior to this position, Mr. Brown was Product Manager for Dow and was in charge of the medical promotion and advertising for all Dow Pharmaceutical's products. Prior to his position with Capellon, he was founder of Baylor Laboratories, Inc., which sold to Proctor & Gamble. In 1989, Mr. Brown was one of the founders of the highly successful pharmaceutical manufacturing firm, Sovereign Pharmaceuticals, that merged with Capellon Pharmaceuticals in January of 2001.
Mr. Brown served in Vietnam as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and received his honorable discharge in 1971. After leaving the military, he enrolled at North Texas State University where he graduated in 1976 with a degree in Business Administration. Mr. Brown then joined a regional pharmaceutical firm as a sales representative. He received several promotions with this firm and in January 1994 became President and CEO, which was his position when he agreed to join Capellon Pharmaceuticals, Ltd., in the same capacity in January 1999.
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