People: Amarin Corporation PLC (AMRN.OQ)
16 Nov 2018
Mr. Joseph S. Zakrzewski has been appointed as Director of Amarin Corp Plc., From November 2010 to December 2013, Mr. Zakrzewski served as Amarin’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors. From May 2007 to May 2010, Mr. Zakrzewski served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Xcellerex, a privately held company focusing on commercializing its proprietary next generation manufacturing technology for biotherapeutics and from January 2005 to May 2007, Mr. Zakrzewski served as the Chief Operating Officer of Reliant Pharmaceuticals. From 1988 to 2004, Mr. Zakrzewski served in a variety of positions at Eli Lilly and Company including as Vice President, Corporate Business Development from 2003 through 2004. In addition, Mr. Zakrzewski served as a Venture Partner with Orbimed, the world’s largest healthcare-dedicated investment firm, in 2010 and 2011. Mr. Zakrzewski is currently the Chairman of Firehouse Pharmaceuticals and serves on the board of directors of Acceleron Pharma, and Insulet Corporation as well as a number of privately held companies. Mr. Zakrzewski earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and an M.S. in Biochemical Engineering from Drexel University as well as an M.B.A. in Finance from Indiana University. The Board believes that Mr. Zakrzewski should serve on our Board based on his knowledge of our Company gained from his former position as Chief Executive Officer and his substantial experience serving as an executive officer of other pharmaceutical companies, as well as Mr. Zakrzewski’s service as a member of boards of directors of other pharmaceutical companies.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||562,605|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||1,000,050|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||1,562,660|