About Mark R. Baker, chief executive officer
Mr. Baker, 56, joined Progenics in 2005 as senior vice president and general counsel and secretary, and has since served as executive vice president, president, and was appointed to the board of directors. Mr. Baker began his career in 1979 as a corporate lawyer with the law firm Dewey Ballantine in New York, where he was a partner and co-chairman of the capital markets group, among other positions, until 1997. From 1997 to 2001, he served ContiGroup Companies, Inc. (formerly Continental Grain Company), a privately held international agri-business and financial concern, as executive vice president, chief legal officer and secretary. Mr. Baker was chief business officer, secretary and a director of New York Water Taxi, a privately held passenger ferry operation, from 2003 to 2005. He holds an A.B. degree from Columbia College and a J.D. from the Columbia University School of Law.
About Paul J. Maddon, M.D., Ph.D., vice chairman, chief science officer and founder
Dr. Maddon, 51, is Progenics’ founder and has served in various capacities including chairman of the board, chief executive officer, president and chief science officer. A molecular virologist and immunologist by training, he has made seminal contributions to understanding viral entry and infection. Dr. Maddon serves as chair of the advisory committee of The Rockefeller University’s Science Outreach Program and is a member of Rockefeller’s University Council and the Bridges to Better Medicine Committee. Dr. Maddon serves as a trustee of Columbia University and is a member of the advisory committee of Columbia’s Science Honors Program. At Columbia, Dr. Maddon was graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in biochemistry and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received an M.D. from Columbia’s College of Physicians and Surgeons and a Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biophysics from its Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.