People: Editas Medicine Inc (EDIT.OQ)
18 Jul 2019
Mr. Andrew Hirsch is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hirsch is currently the Chief Financial Officer and Head of Corporate Development of Agios. Mr. Hirsch has served as Agios' Chief Financial Officer since September 2016 and as its Head of Corporate Development since March 2018. He has more than 22 years of experience in a range of strategic and operating roles in business, including over 17 years in the biotech industry, most recently having served as President and Chief Executive Officer of BIND Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company ("BIND"), from March 2015 until August 2016. Prior to being named President and Chief Executive Officer at BIND, Mr. Hirsch held several other leadership positions at BIND, including Chief Operating Officer from February 2014 to March 2015, and Chief Financial Officer from July 2012 to March 2015. In May 2016, BIND filed a voluntary petition for bankruptcy under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code with the United States Bankruptcy Court. Prior to joining BIND, Mr. Hirsch was chief financial officer at Avila Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company, from June 2011 until its acquisition by Celgene Corporation, a public biopharmaceutical company, in March 2012. From 2002 to 2011, Mr. Hirsch held roles of increasing responsibility at Biogen, including vice president of Corporate Strategy and M&A and program executive for the Tecfidera development team. He holds an M.B.A. from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. We believe Mr. Hirsch's qualifications to sit on our Board include his strong business background and experience as an executive at biopharmaceutical companies.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||54,069|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||302,956|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||357,025|