The Company also announced today that the Board of Directors named the following members to lead roles with respect to its governance and committees:
- David Sidransky, M.D., has been named Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Lead Independent Director. Dr. Sidransky is the former Vice Chairman of the Board of Imclone Systems (acquired by Eli Lilly), the Chairman of Champions Oncology, a director of Rosetta Genomics and a Professor of Medicine at John Hopkins University;
- Ana Stancic, C.P.A., M.B.A., has been named Chair of the Audit Committee. Ms. Stancic was Audit Chair at Champions Oncology and held senior financial executive positions at public and private companies including Imclone Systems, Omrix (acquired by Johnson & Johnson) and Enzon;
- Isaac Kobrin, M.D., has been named Chair of the Research & Development Committee. Dr. Kobrin is the former Chief Medical Officer of Actelion;
- Rene Lerer, M.D., has been named Chair of the Governance and Nomination Committee.