People: Omeros Corp (OMER.OQ)
16 Nov 2018
Mr. Ray Aspiri is Independent Director of the Company. He has served on our board of directors since January 1995 and previously served as our treasurer from January 1999 to September 2007. Mr. Aspiri has also served as chairman of our compensation committee since January 1995 and as a member of our nominating and governance and audit committees since September 2009 and July 2011, respectively. From his founding of the company in 1997 until its sale in December 2012, Mr. Aspiri served as the chairman of the board of Tempress Technologies, Inc., a privately held research and development company that specialized in high-pressure fluid dynamics for the oil and gas industry. From 1980 to 1997, Mr. Aspiri served as the chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Tempress, Inc., a privately held company specializing in products for the truck, marine and sporting goods industries. Our nominating and governance committee has concluded that Mr. Aspiri should continue to serve on the board of directors based on his experience in founding and managing companies, his knowledge of commercial manufacturing and his prior experience serving on our board of directors and as chairman of our compensation committee. Mr. Aspiri has indicated an interest in potentially retiring from the board of directors before the conclusion of the term expiring at the 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and has requested that we continue our ongoing search for additional director candidates to potentially replace Mr. Aspiri should he elect to retire from our board of directors prior to the expiration of his current term.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||52,500|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||51,050|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||103,550|