Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CPIX), a specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that it has promoted John Hamm to Director Finance & Accounting and Chief Financial Officer. In this role, he will manage all of Cumberland's finance and accounting activities while continuing to oversee corporate development and legal matters.
"In the past two years, John has proven himself to be an integral part of our team here at Cumberland," said A.J. Kazimi, chief executive officer of Cumberland Pharmaceuticals." We're confident he'll continue to serve our company with the highest integrity and help advance our mission of improving patient care through the delivery of high-quality medicines."Hamm has more than 25 years of finance and accounting experience, including 20 years in health care. He previously served as Cumberland's Director Corporate Development, where he was responsible for business development, alliance management and legal activities.
Prior to joining Cumberland in 2019, Hamm served in senior executive positions in the health care, broadcasting and telecom industries. Hamm is the former Chief Operating Officer at HealthSpring and Chief Financial Officer for their pharmacy business. HealthSpring, a managed care organization, now operates as Cigna-HealthSpring.
He also is the former Vice President Finance at Emdeon Business Services, a health care technology company now operating as Change Healthcare Inc. - a NASDAQ listed company with over $3 billion in annual revenues. He began his executive career as Vice President, Controller at Viacom.
Hamm earned his bachelor's degree in business administration with a minor in accounting from Wheeling University. Additionally, he earned his master's degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting from West Virginia University. Hamm is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and Certified Financial Manager (CFM).