Former Chief Financial Officer, GW Pharmaceuticals plc
Scott Giacobello is the former chief financial officer of GW Pharmaceuticals plc (GWPH), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary cannabinoid product platform in a broad range of disease areas, including neurodegenerative disorders. Mr. Giacobello is an accomplished executive with more than 25 years of experience leading finance organizations. Prior to GW, he served as chief financial officer for Chase Pharmaceuticals Corporation, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of improved treatments for neurodegenerative disorders, until it was acquired by Allergan in 2016. From 2008 through 2015, Mr. Giacobello held senior level finance positions at Allergan, Inc., most recently serving as vice president of finance for global research & development. While at Allergan, he also served as vice president of corporate finance and vice president of internal audit & compliance. Mr. Giacobello’s previous experience includes financial positions at the Black & Decker Corporation and Ernst & Young, LLP. Mr. Giacobello holds a B.A. in business administration from the University of Notre Dame and is a certified public accountant.