AGEN - Agenus Inc.

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Agenus Inc.

3 Forbes Road
Lexington, MA 02421
United States
781-674-4400
http://agenusbio.com

SectorHealthcare
IndustryBiotechnology
Full Time Employees294

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Dr. Garo H. ArmenFounder, Exec. Chairman & CEO1.14MN/A1953
Dr. Jennifer BuellChief Operating Officer595.41kN/AN/A
Ms. Christine M. KlaskinVP of Fin., Principal Financial Officer & Principal Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1966
Mr. Evan KearnsVP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Ozer BaysalChief Commercial Officer & Head of HRN/AN/A1956
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.

Description

Agenus Inc., a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company, focuses on the discovery and development of therapies that engage the body's immune system to fight cancer. The company offers Retrocyte Display, an antibody discovery platform for the identification of fully-human and humanized monoclonal antibodies; SECANT yeast display, an antibody discovery platform used for the generation of novel monoclonal antibodies; and phage display technologies. It is also developing checkpoint modulating antibody candidates targeting GITR, OX40, TIM-3, LAG-3, and others. In addition, the company develops vaccine programs, including Prophage vaccine candidate; AutoSynVax, a synthetic neoantigen; and PhosPhoSynVax, a vaccine candidate designed to induce immunity against a class of tumor specific neoepitopes. Further, it develops QS-21 Stimulon adjuvant, a saponin-based vaccine adjuvant. Additionally, the company engages in the development of CTLA-4 and PD-1 antagonists; and anti-CTLA-4, CD137, and TIGIT antibodies, as well as various multi-specific antibodies that are under various stages of development. Agenus Inc. has collaboration agreements with Incyte Corporation, Merck Sharpe & Dohme, and Recepta Biopharma SA.; and collaboration with Gilead Sciences, Inc. to develop immuno-oncology therapies. The company was formerly known as Antigenics Inc. and changed its name to Agenus Inc. in January 2011. Agenus Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts.

Corporate Governance

Agenus Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 4, 2019 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 9.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.