Warren-based pharma firm names interim CFO to permanent role

Aquestive Therapeutics Inc. has named its interim chief financial officer to the full-time post, it announced Monday.

A. Ernest “Ernie” Toth Jr., who joined the Warren-based pharmaceutical company as interim CFO in December, has transitioned to the permanent role of senior vice president and CFO, effective immediately, the company said in a news release.

“Ernie is a seasoned and experienced financial executive,” Keith Kendall, CEO and president, said in a prepared statement. “He has become a valued member of our team and an important part of our external relationships in the financial community. We look forward to the effective leadership of the financial functions of the company that Ernie will bring.”

Toth has many years of CFO experience in the life sciences industry, most recently as CFO of EHE Health, a national preventive health, primary care and telehealth network.