GERN - Geron Corporation

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Geron Corporation

149 Commonwealth Drive
Suite 2070
Menlo Park, CA 94025
United States
650-473-7700
http://www.geron.com

SectorHealthcare
IndustryBiotechnology
Full Time Employees15

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Dr. John A. ScarlettCEO, Pres & Director1.09MN/A1951
Ms. Olivia Kyusuk BloomExec. VP of Fin., CFO & Treasurer639.44kN/A1969
Dr. Andrew J. GrethleinExec. VP of Devel. & Technical Operations659.08kN/A1964
Mr. Stephen N. RosenfieldExec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.522.37kN/A1950
Ms. Melissa A. Kelly BehrsExec. VP of Bus. Devel., Portfolio & Alliance Management613.99kN/A1964
Amounts are as of December 31, 2017 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

Geron Corporation operates as a biopharmaceutical company. The company supports the clinical stage development of imetelstat, a telomerase inhibitor for the treatment of hematologic myeloid malignancies. It has collaboration and license agreement with Janssen Biotech, Inc. to develop and commercialize imetelstat worldwide for indications in oncology, including hematologic myeloid malignancies and other human therapeutic uses. The company was founded in 1990 and is based in Menlo Park, California.

Corporate Governance

Geron Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of November 1, 2018 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 8; 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.