CYTK - Cytokinetics, Incorporated

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Cytokinetics, Incorporated

280 East Grand Avenue
South San Francisco, CA 94080
United States
650-624-3000
http://www.cytokinetics.com

SectorHealthcare
IndustryBiotechnology
Full Time Employees130

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Robert I. BlumCEO, Pres & Director925.58kN/A1964
Mr. Ching W. JawSr. VP & CFO485.95kN/A1963
Mr. David W. CraggChief HR & Admin. Officer434kN/A1956
Dr. Fady Ibraham MalikExec. VP of R&D634kN/A1964
Dr. James A. SpudichCo-Founder & Member of Scientific Advisory BoardN/AN/A1942
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

Cytokinetics, Incorporated, a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on discovering, developing, and commercializing muscle activators and inhibitors as potential treatments for debilitating diseases in which muscle performance is compromised and/or declining. The company is developing small molecule drug candidates primarily engineered to increase muscle function and contractility. Its drug candidates include omecamtiv mecarbil, a novel cardiac myosin activator that is in Phase III clinical trial in patients with heart failure; and reldesemtiv, a novel fast skeletal muscle troponin activator, which is in Phase II clinical trial to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and spinal muscular atrophy. The company also develops reldesemtiv that is in Phase II clinical trials in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, as well as in Phase Ib clinical trials in elderly subjects with limited mobility. In addition, it develops CK-3773274, a novel cardiac myosin inhibitor, which is in Phase I clinical trial for the potential treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; and AMG 594, a novel cardiac troponin activator that is in Phase I clinical trial. The company has strategic alliances with Amgen Inc. and Astellas Pharma Inc. Cytokinetics, Incorporated was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, California.

Corporate Governance

Cytokinetics, Incorporated’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 29, 2019 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 6.

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.