People: Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc (AGIO.OQ)
24 May 2019
Dr. David P. Schenkein, M.D., has been appointed Executive Chairman of the Board Effective February 1, 2019. Dr. Schenkein has been a hematologist and medical oncologist for more than 20 years. He currently serves as an adjunct attending physician in hematology at Tufts Medical Center. Prior to joining Agios, from 2006 to 2009, Dr. Schenkein was the senior vice president, clinical hematology/oncology at Genentech, Inc., a pharmaceutical company (now a member of the Roche Group, a global healthcare company), or Genentech, where he was responsible for numerous successful oncology drug approvals and leading the medical and scientific strategies for its bio-oncology portfolio. While at Genentech, he served as an adjunct clinical professor of medical oncology at Stanford University School of Medicine. Prior to joining Genentech, he served as the senior vice president of clinical research at Millennium, overseeing the clinical development and worldwide approval of VELCADE®, a first-in-class cancer therapy now approved to treat multiple myeloma and non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Dr. Schenkein currently serves on the board of directors of bluebird bio and Denali Therapeutics Inc., both public biotechnology companies, and was formerly on the board of Foundation Medicine, Inc., a public biotechnology company. Dr. Schenkein holds a B.A. in chemistry from Wesleyan University and an M.D. from the State University of New York Upstate Medical School. We believe that Dr. Schenkein’s detailed knowledge of our company and his extensive background in the biotechnology industry, including his roles at Genentech and Millennium, provide a critical contribution to our board of directors.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||585,040|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||5,387,320|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||5,972,360|