About

Eric Schumacher Senior Vice President, Strategic Operations 

Jean Poulos

Mr. Schumacher joined Rising in September 2017 as Senior Vice President, Strategic Operations. He joined Rising from Teva Pharmaceuticals where he was Senior Vice President, Business Development and Alliance Management.  Prior to Teva, Eric worked for Actavis, Inc. (formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals) where he held the role of Vice President of Business Development.  In this role, he led external product collaboration and licensing initiatives for a $5B global generics division. Mr. Schumacher earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Corporate Finance with a Minor in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  He also earned an MBA from The Anderson School at UCLA.