|Mr. John L. Higgins||CEO & Exec. Director||1.2M||5.6M||1970|
|Mr. Matthew W. Foehr||Pres & COO||790.02k||2.45M||1973|
|Mr. Matthew Korenberg||Exec. VP of Fin. & CFO||680.9k||N/A||1975|
|Mr. Charles S. Berkman||Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.||545.76k||N/A||1969|
|Mr. Todd Pettingill||Director of Corp. Devel.||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; Baxdela, a captisol-enabled delafloxacin-IV for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections; Nexterone, a captisol-enabled formulation of amiodarone; Noxafil-IV, a captisol-enabled formulation of posaconazole for IV use; Carnexiv, which is indicated as replacement therapy for oral carbamazepine formulations; bazedoxifene for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis; commercial pericardial repair and CanGaroo envelope extracellular matrix products; Exemptia for autoimmune diseases; Vivitra for breast cancer; and Bryxta for non-small cell lung cancer. The company's partners programs, which are in clinical development used for the treatment of seizure, coma, cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, muscle wasting, liver and kidney diseases, and others. It is also developing a small molecule glucagon receptor antagonist for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus. In addition, the company is involved in the sale of Captisol materials. Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of January 1, 2019 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 6.