People: Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc (ARNA.OQ)
20 Sep 2019
Dr. Tina Susan Nova Ph.D. is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. She has served as a member of our Board of Directors since September 2004 and as Chair of the Board since June 2016. Dr. Nova previously served as the Board’s lead independent director from June 2015 to June 2016. Dr. Nova has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Decipher Biosciences, Inc. (formerly GenomeDx, Inc.), a molecular diagnostics company focused in prostate cancer, since September 2018. Dr. Nova served as President and Chief Executive of Molecular Stethoscope, Inc. from September 2015 to August 2018. Dr. Nova served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Illumina Inc.’s oncology business unit from July 2014 to August 2015. Dr. Nova was a co-founder of Genoptix, Inc., a medical laboratory diagnostics company, and served as its President from 2000 to April 2014. Dr. Nova also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Genoptix and as a member of its board of directors from 2000 until Novartis AG acquired Genoptix in March 2011. Dr. Nova was a co-founder of Nanogen, Inc., a provider of molecular diagnostic tests, and she served as its Chief Operating Officer and President from 1994 to 2000. Dr. Nova served as Chief Operating Officer of Selective Genetics, a biotechnology company, from 1992 to 1994, and in various director-level positions with Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, a drug discovery and development company, from 1988 to 1992, most recently as Executive Director of New Leads Discovery. Dr. Nova has also held various research and management positions with Hybritech, Inc., a former subsidiary of Eli Lilly & Company, a pharmaceutical company. Dr. Nova serves as a member of the board of directors of Veracyte, Inc., a diagnostics company, and OpGen, Inc., an infection prevention and treatment company.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||--|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||149,969|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||211,394|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||361,363|