Dr. Sol J. Barer

Chairman of the Board
Dr. Sol J. Barer


Dr. Sol J. Barer joined Teva’s Board of Directors in January 2015.


Dr. Barer is Managing Partner at SJ Barer Consulting. From 1987 to 2011, he served in top leadership roles at Celgene Corporation, including as Executive Chairman from 2010 to 2011, Chairman and CEO from 2007 to 2010, CEO from 2006 to 2010, President and Chief Operating Officer from 1994 to 2006 and President from 1993 to 1994.


Prior to that, he was a founder of the biotechnology group at the chemical company Celanese Corporation, which was later spun off as Celgene. Dr. Barer serves on the board of directors of Contrafect, Amicus Therapeutics and Aegerion Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Barer is Chairman of the Board of InspireMD, Edge Therapeutics and Medgenics.


Dr. Barer received his Ph.D. in organic and physical chemistry from Rutgers University in 1974 and his B.S. in Chemistry from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York in 1968.

With his long career as a senior pharmaceutical executive and leadership roles in various biopharmaceutical companies, Dr. Barer provides broad and experienced knowledge of the global pharmaceutical business and industry as well as extensive scientific expertise.