People: Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND.OQ)
Dr. Nancy Ryan Gray, Ph.D., is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Gray has acted as the President and CEO of Gordon Research Conferences, a nonprofit organization focused on organizing international scientific conferences, since 2003. From December 1997 until August 2003 she served as the Director of Membership for the American Chemical Society. Prior to that, Dr. Gray worked as a Senior Research Scientist at Exxon/Mobil Research and Engineering, a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation focused on researching oil and gas. Dr. Gray is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a member of the American Chemical Society. She was a Research Fellow at the Foundation on Matter Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics in Amsterdam, and completed the Harvard Executive Education Finance for Senior Executives program. She also has authored or co-authored numerous scientific articles. Dr. Gray received her B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Notre Dame in 1981 and her Ph.D. in Fuel Science from The Pennsylvania State University in 1985. In selecting Dr. Gray to serve as a director, the board considered, among other things, her scientific background and knowledge of the biotechnology industry.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||--|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||115,275|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||245,357|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||360,632|