People: Cerus Corp (CERS.OQ)
18 Jul 2019
Dr. Richard J. Benjamin Ph.D., is Chief Medical Officer of the CERUS CORPORATION. Dr. Benjamin was appointed our Chief Medical Officer in July 2015. From January 2006 to June 2015, he served as Chief Medical Officer for the American Red Cross, where he oversaw donor and patient safety issues for approximately 40% of the US blood supply. Dr. Benjamin is a Board Member and Regional Director for North America for the International Society of Blood Transfusion, as well as an active member of the American Association of Blood Banks. He has also served on the DHHS Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability in the U.S. from since December 2016 and previously served on the committee from 2006 to 2007. Dr. Benjamin is an Adjunct Full Professor of Pathology at Georgetown University and author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications. He received his Ph.D. at Cambridge University, England in Immunology and completed post-doctoral research at Stanford University.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||586,895|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||205,200|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||221,117|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||1,013,210|