Esperion Appoints Ben Halladay Chief Financial Officer

Ann Arbor, Michigan, UNITED STATES


ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Esperion (NASDAQ: ESPR) today announced that Ben Halladay, MBA, has been promoted to the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) from his prior position of Senior Director, Financial Planning and Analysis, effective as of today. He will serve as a member of the executive management team and report to Sheldon Koenig, President and Chief Executive Officer.

“We are thrilled to have Ben take on this expanded role on the Esperion leadership team with his promotion to CFO,” said Sheldon Koenig, President and CEO of Esperion. “Ben has made significant contributions since joining the company in 2020, supporting our finance organization during a transitional period of organizational restructuring and establishing himself as a strong and capable leader over the past several months. I look forward to continuing to work together during this important time for the company as we approach the topline readout of CLEAR Outcomes, and I am confident he will position Esperion for long-term success in his new role as CFO.”

Mr. Halladay said, “I am excited by the opportunity to join Esperion’s leadership team at such a pivotal time for the Company, as we deliver value to both patients and our shareholders.”

Mr. Halladay has served as the Company’s Senior Director, Financial Planning and Analysis since August 2022. Prior to joining the Company in January 2020, Mr. Halladay held a variety of finance rolls at National Oilwell Varco, BMC Software, and Pfizer and holds his CPA license. Mr. Halladay graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Syracuse University and a Master in Business Administration from Fordham Gabelli School of Business.

Esperion Therapeutics
Esperion works hard to make our medicines easy to get, easy to take and easy to have. We discover, develop, and commercialize innovative medicines and combinations to lower cholesterol, especially for patients whose needs aren’t being met by the status quo. Our entrepreneurial team of industry leaders is inclusive, passionate, and resourceful. We are singularly focused on managing cholesterol so you can improve your health easily. For more information, please visit www.esperion.com and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/EsperionInc.

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Esperion Corporate Communications
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