|Mr. John L. Higgins||Chief Exec. Officer and Exec. Director||967.36k||469.5k||47|
|Mr. Matthew W. Foehr||Pres and Chief Operating Officer||697.43k||2.6M||44|
|Mr. Matthew Korenberg||Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and VP of Fin.||505.12k||N/A||42|
|Mr. Charles S. Berkman J.D.||VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.||471.86k||2.08M||48|
|Ms. Audrey Warfield-Graham||VP of HR||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing and acquiring technologies that help pharmaceutical companies to discover and develop medicines worldwide. Its commercial programs include Promacta, an oral medicine that increases the number of platelets in the blood; Kyprolis and Evomela, which are used to treat multiple myeloma; CorMatrix portfolio of vascular, cardiac, and pericardial tissue repair products; bazedoxifene, which is used for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis; Carnexiv that is used as replacement therapy for oral carbamazepine formulations; Nexterone, a Captisol-enabled formulation of amiodarone; Noxafil-IV, a Captisol-enabled formulation of posaconazole for IV use; Exemptia for autoimmune diseases; and Vivitra for breast cancer. The companys partners programs, which are in clinical development used for the treatment of seizure, coma, cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, muscle wasting, liver disease, kidney disease, and others. Its internal development program comprise products for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, oncology, allergy, anti-coagulant, depression, sun damage, blood disorders, and diabetes. The company is also involved in the sale of Captisol materials. Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated has alliances, licenses, and other business relationships with various pharmaceutical companies, including Novartis AG; Amgen, Inc.; Merck & Co., Inc.; Pfizer Inc.; Celgene; Gilead Sciences; Janssen Biotech, Inc.; Baxter International, Inc.; and Eli Lilly and Company. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2017 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 6.