Bernard F. Denoyer has 49 years of financial management experience including his service as Senior Vice President, Finance and Secretary of development stage Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc, from July 2008 until FDA approval and his retirement in June 2017. Between 2004 and January 2013 Mr. Denoyer concurrently served as Principal Financial Officer of Synergy’s former parent company, Callisto Pharmaceuticals, Inc. From October 2000 to December 2003, Mr. Denoyer was an independent consultant. Prior to this, Mr. Denoyer served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of META Group, Inc.
Mr. Denoyer earned his CPA with Ernst & Young in 1975. He received a Masters Certificate of Accounting from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management in 1974, an MBA in Finance with honours from Columbia Business School in 1972 and a BA in Economics from Fairfield University in 1969. Mr. Denoyer is fluent in French and studied in Paris at l’Istitut d’Etude Politique et Economique in 1968.
He is currently serving on the Board of Trustees for two not-for-profits, St. Edmunds Retreat, Inc. and Midwestern Connecticut Council on Alcoholism, Inc.