Pharma Giants Like Bayer and Pfizer Urge Acquittal for Ex-Acclarent Execs

Published: Sep 23, 2016

Pharmaceutical giants including Bayer (ETR:BAYN) and Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) filed a motion backing ex-Acclarent executives William Facteau and Patrick Fabian, urging the Massachusetts federal court to acquit them of their misdemeanor charges.

Former Acclarent CEO Facteau and ex-sales vice president Fabian were convicted in July on 10 misdemeanor counts of “introducing adulterated and misbranded medical devices into interstate commerce.” Earlier this month, Judge Allison Burroughs lifted the bail and travel restrictions that were imposed on the pair.

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