AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Hires James Welch as CFO
AcelRx Pharmaceuticals has hired James Welch as chief financial officer (CFO). Previously, he was CFO at Cerimon Pharmaceuticals, a privately held company focusing on developing pain products. Before Cerimon, Welch was CFO and corporate secretary at Rigel Pharmaceuticals.
Earlier in his career, Welch was CFO of Biocircuits Corporation, a public medical diagnostic company, and held various financial management positions at technology firms in Silicon Valley, such as NeXT Computer and Avantek.