August J. Moretti

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President

Mr. Moretti joined Depomed as chief financial officer and senior vice president in January 2012. From 2004 to December 2011 he was chief financial officer and senior vice president of Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a publicly held pharmaceutical company. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Moretti was chief financial officer of Alavita, Inc. (formerly Surromed, Inc.), a privately held biotechnology company. Prior to Alavita, he was a member of Heller Ehrman, an international law firm. Mr. Moretti received a JD from Harvard Law School and a BA in economics from Princeton University.