Group Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer
Mr. Barlow is Chief Accounting Officer and Group Treasurer of Auven Therapeutics and previously Celtic Pharma. Prior to that, Mr. Barlow worked in the healthcare industry as Assistant Controller of Emblem Health, Inc. an $8 billion managed care insurer. Mr. Barlow joined Emblem Health, Inc. in 2006 while it was still Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York and where he was responsible for a 48 person accounting staff. The next year the Company merged with Group Health, Inc., and Mr. Barlow’s responsibilities shifted to integrating the two companies’ accounting systems and to drafting the company’s registration statement for its planned IPO. Mr. Barlow was also the Controller of The Topps Company, Inc., a $350 million publicly traded international consumer packaged goods company, from 1999 to 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Barlow was Vice President of Finance for Vidikron Technologies, Inc. a publicly traded international consumer electronics company from 1995 to 1999. Mr. Barlow also worked at General Instrument and RCA in various accounting and finance positions. At the beginning of his career, Mr. Barlow worked at a predecessor of Ernst & Young. Mr. Barlow is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant. He earned a master of business administration degree in finance and accounting at Columbia University in 1981 and a bachelor’s degree in political science at Boston University in 1976. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Financial Executives International.