People: Atara Biotherapeutics Inc (ATRA.OQ)
Mr. William K. Heiden is an Independent Director of the Company. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, since May 2012. Prior to joining AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Mr. Heiden served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GTC Biotherapeutics, Inc. (now known as rEVO Biologics, Inc.), a biotherapeutics company, starting in June 2010. From September 2004 until December 2008, Mr. Heiden served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Elixir Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. Prior to joining Elixir Pharmaceuticals, Mr. Heiden served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Praecis Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (which was acquired by GlaxoSmithKline), from 2002 to 2004. From 1987 to 2002, Mr. Heiden progressed through various positions of increasing responsibility at Schering-Plough Corporation (which was acquired by Merck & Co.), including managing a number of businesses in the United States, Europe and Canada. Mr. Heiden holds an M.B.A. from Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management, a M.I.M. degree from the University of Louvain and a B.A. degree from the University of Florida. We believe that Mr. Heiden’s extensive experience as a pharmaceutical and biotechnology executive provide him with the qualifications and skills to serve as a director of our company.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||50,000|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||68,475|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||128,281|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||246,756|