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CRISPR Therapeutics AG (CRSP)

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CRISPR Therapeutics AG

Baarerstrasse 14
Zug 6300
41 41 561 3277

Full Time Employees304

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Dr. Rodger NovakFounder, Chairman & PresN/AN/A1967
Dr. Samarth KulkarniCEO & Director994.55k2.32M1979
Mr. Michael John TomsicekChief Financial Officer632.72kN/A1966
Dr. Lawrence Otto Klein Ph.D.Chief Operating Officer579.23k873.93k1982
Mr. James R KasingerGen. Counsel & Sec.605.3kN/A1972
Dr. Tony W. Ho M.D.Exec. VP of R&D722.98kN/A1966
Mr. Shaun FoyFounderN/AN/AN/A
Dr. Emmanuelle Marie CharpentierCo-Founder & Scientific Advisory Board MemberN/AN/AN/A
Dr. Craig C. MelloScientific Founder & Advisory Board MemberN/AN/AN/A
Dr. Chad CowanScientific FounderN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2019 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.


CRISPR Therapeutics AG, a gene editing company, focuses on developing transformative gene-based medicines for serious human diseases. It develops its products using Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR)/CRISPR-associated protein 9 (Cas9), a gene editing technology that allows for precise directed changes to genomic DNA. It has a portfolio of therapeutic programs in a range of disease areas, including hemoglobinopathies, oncology, regenerative medicine, and rare diseases. The company's lead product candidate is CTX001, an ex vivo CRISPR gene-edited therapy for treating patients suffering from transfusion-dependent beta thalassemia or severe sickle cell disease in which a patient's hematopoietic stem cells are engineered to produce high levels of fetal hemoglobin in red blood cells. It is also developing CTX110, a donor-derived gene-edited allogeneic CAR-T therapy targeting cluster of differentiation 19 positive malignancies. In addition, the company is developing allogeneic CAR-T programs comprising CTX120 targeting B-cell maturation antigen for the treatment of multiple myeloma; and CTX130 for the treatment of solid tumors and hematologic malignancies. Further, it engages in developing regenerative medicine programs in diabetes; and in vivo and other genetic disease programs to treat glycogen storage disease Ia, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and cystic fibrosis. The company has strategic partnerships with Bayer Healthcare LLC, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, and ViaCyte, Inc. CRISPR Therapeutics AG is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland.

Corporate Governance

CRISPR Therapeutics AG’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of November 1, 2019 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 10.

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.