.....Insmed Appoints David W.J. McGirr to Its Board of Directors
Mr. McGirr has more than 30 years of experience as a senior financial executive including the past 11 years at Cubist, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the research, development, and commercialization of pharmaceutical products that address significant unmet medical needs in the acute care environment, primarily for the treatment of infectious diseases. During his tenure at Cubist, the company secured a number of product approvals and launched these products across multiple markets.
Prior to his current role as Senior Advisor to the CEO of Cubist, Mr. McGirr served as the company's Senior Vice President and CFO for more than ten years. Before this, Mr. McGirr was a private equity investor and served in various positions within the S.G. Warburg Group, ultimately as CFO, Chief Administrative Officer and Managing Director of S.G. Warburg & Co., Inc. Mr. McGirr is a member of the Board of Directors of Relypsa, Inc., a Redwood City, California-based biotechnology company, where he also serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. McGirr received a B.Sc. (First Class Honors) in Civil Engineering from the University of Glasgow and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.