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Opthea Limited (OPT)

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Opthea Limited

650 Chapel Street
Suite 0403 Level 4
South Yarra, VIC 3141
Australia
61 3 9826 0399
http://www.opthea.com

Sector(s)Healthcare
IndustryBiotechnology
Full Time Employees

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Dr. Megan Baldwin M.A.I.C.D., Ph.D., MAICDMD, CEO & Exec. Director433.87kN/A1975
Ms. Annie LeeFin. & Operations Mang.N/AN/AN/A
Dr. Richard ChadwickHead of Intellectual PropertyN/AN/A1966
Dr. Michael GeromettaHead of Chemistry, Manufacturing & Controls Devel.N/AN/A1964
Ms. Karen AdamsVP of Fin. & Company Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Dr. Ian LeitchDirector of Clinical ResearchN/AN/A1963
Dr. James GodingIndependent ConsultantN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2020 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

Opthea Limited, a biotechnology company, develops and commercializes therapies primarily for eye disease in Australia. The company's development activities are based on the intellectual property portfolio covering Vascular Endothelial Growth Factors (VEGF) VEGF-C, VEGF-D, and VEGF Receptor-3 for the treatment of diseases associated with blood and lymphatic vessel growth, as well as vascular leakage. Its lead molecule is OPT-302, a soluble form of VEGFR-3 for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema. The company was formerly known as Circadian Technologies Limited and changed its name to Opthea Limited in December 2015. Opthea Limited was incorporated in 1984 and is based in South Yarra, Australia.

Corporate Governance

Opthea Limited’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 1, 2021 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 7; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 7.

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.