Celldex Therapeutics, Inc., Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Marucci is a Founder of Celldex and served as its Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary since inception and prior to his appointments to Executive Vice President in March 2008, President and Chief Executive Officer in October 2008, and the Board of Directors in December 2008.
Celldex, founded in 2004 as a subsidiary of Medarex (Medarex is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bristol Myers Squibb), was initially spun out as an independent private company in October 2005 with the asset acquisition of CDX-110 from Alteris Therapeutics, Inc. and the acquisition of Lorantis Limited (Cambridge, UK). In addition to these acquisitions, Mr. Marucci is also responsible for the AVANT Immunotherapeutics, Inc. and Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. merger completed during the first quarter of 2008 and the acquisition of CuraGen Corporation completed in the third quarter of 2009. He was Treasurer of Medarex from December 1998 to March 2004, where he held a series of senior financial positions since December 1998. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of BioNJ and also served as its Treasurer through 2010. Mr. Marucci received his B.S. in Accounting from Kean University and his M.B.A. from Columbia University.