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22nd Century Group, Inc. (XXII)

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22nd Century Group, Inc.

9530 Main Street
Clarence, NY 14031
United States
716-270-1523
http://www.xxiicentury.com

SectorHealthcare
IndustryBiotechnology
Full Time Employees46

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Henry Sicignano III, MBAChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director261.3kN/A49
Mr. John T. BrodfuehrerChief Financial Officer and Treasurer199.97kN/A59
Mr. Thomas L. James Esq.VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.222.07kN/A58
Dr. Michael R. Moynihan Ph.D.VP of R&D175.72kN/A64
Dr. Paul J. Rushton Ph.D.VP of Plant Biotechnology170.47kN/A54
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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

22nd Century Group, Inc., a plant biotechnology company, provides technology that allows for the level of nicotine and other nicotinic alkaloids in tobacco plants to be decreased or increased through genetic engineering and plant breeding. It develops smoking cessation products and modified risk tobacco products for smokers who are unable or unwilling to quit smoking and who may be interested in cigarettes, which reduce exposure to nicotine or to certain tobacco smoke toxins and/or pose a lower health risk than conventional cigarettes. The company’s products include RED SUN and MAGIC regular and menthol cigarettes; and SPECTRUM government research cigarettes. It is also developing X-22, a prescription smoking cessation aid, which is a tobacco-based botanical medical product for use as a smoking cessation; and modified risk cigarettes, such as BRAND A, which has approximately 95% less nicotine than conventional tobacco cigarettes, as well as BRAND B cigarettes that contain low amount of tar per milligram of nicotine. 22nd Century Group, Inc. has a scientific collaboration with the University of Virginia; and a strategic partnership with Anandia Laboratories, Inc. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Clarence, New York.

Corporate Governance

22nd Century Group, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of N/A is N/A. The pillar scores are Audit: N/A; Board: N/A; Shareholder Rights: N/A; Compensation: N/A.

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.