Anthony E. Altig
Mr. Anthony E. Altig has been appointed as Director of Ventrus Biosciences, Inc., effective January 17, 2012. Mr. Altig is the Chief Financial Officer of Biotix Holdings, Inc. a company that manufactures microbiological consumables. From December 2004 to June 2007, Mr. Altig served as the Chief Financial Officer, of Diversa Corporation (subsequently Verenium Corporation), a publicly-traded company developing specialized industrial enzymes. Prior to joining Diversa, Mr. Altig served as the Chief Financial Officer of Maxim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a publicly-traded biopharmaceutical company, from 2002 to 2004. In addition, Mr. Altig serves as a director and chair of the Audit Committee for MultiCell Technologies, Inc, and a director for TearLab Corporation and Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc.