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Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc.

60 Leveroni Court
Novato, CA 94949
United States
415-483-8800
http://www.ultragenyx.com

SectorHealthcare
IndustryBiotechnology
Full Time Employees520

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Dr. Emil D. KakkisPres, CEO & Director1.07MN/A1960
Ms. Shalini SharpCFO & Exec. VP676.8k2.03M1975
Mr. Thomas R. KassbergChief Bus. Officer & Exec. VP619.74kN/A1960
Mr. John Richard Pinion IIChief Quality Officer & Exec. VP of Translational Sciences619.52kN/A1966
Dr. Wladimir HogenhuisChief Operating OfficerN/AN/AN/A
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

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the identification, acquisition, development, and commercialization of various products for the treatment of rare and ultra-rare genetic diseases in the United States. Its biologics product candidate includes Mepsevii, an enzyme replacement therapy for the treatment of children and adults with Mucopolysaccharidosis VII. The company is developing various biologics product candidates, including Burosumab, a human monoclonal antibody that is in Phase III study to bind and reduce the biological activity of fibroblast growth factor 23 to enhance abnormally low phosphate levels in patients with X-linked hypophosphatemia, as well as for the treatment of tumor-induced osteomalacia. It is also developing a range of small-molecule product candidates, such as UX007, a substrate replacement therapy that completed Phase II study for patients with fatty acid oxidation disorders, as well as for patients with glucose transporter type-1 deficiency syndrome. In addition, the company is developing adeno-associated virus 8 (AAV8) gene therapy products comprising DTX301, an AAV8 for the treatment of OTC deficiency; DTX401, an AAV8 gene therapy program for the treatment of patients with GSDIa; and DTX201, a FVIII gene therapy program for the treatment of hemophilia A. It has a collaboration agreement with Rentschler Fill Solutions GmbH. Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Novato, California.

Corporate Governance

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of November 1, 2018 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 5.

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.