XXII - 22nd Century Group, Inc.

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22nd Century Group, Inc.

8560 Main Street
Suite 4
Williamsville, NY 14221
United States

IndustryDrug Manufacturers—Specialty & Generic
Full Time Employees67

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Michael J. ZercherPres & COO735.9kN/A1971
Mr. John T. BrodfuehrerCFO & Treasurer313.01kN/A1958
Mr. Henry Sicignano III, MBAConsultant657.27kN/A1968
Mr. James A. MishChief Exec. OfficerN/AN/A1964
Mr. John E. FranzinoVP of Admin. & CFON/AN/A1957
Amounts are as of December 31, 2019 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.


22nd Century Group, Inc., a plant biotechnology company, provides technology that allows increasing or decreasing the level of nicotine and other nicotinic alkaloids in tobacco plants, and cannabinoids in hemp/cannabis plants through genetic engineering and plant breeding. It offers premium cigarettes under the RED SUN and MAGIC brands; and SPECTRUM research cigarettes for use in independent clinical studies. The company's products under development include BRAND A, a very low nicotine content cigarette; X-22, a tobacco-based botanical medical product for use as an aid to smoking cessation; and BRAND B, a low-tar-to-nicotine ratio cigarette. It is also involved in contract manufacturing business for third-party branded tobacco products. The company has a strategic research and development agreement with Keygene N.V. to develop hemp/cannabis plants for medical and therapeutic use, and other applications. 22nd Century Group, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Williamsville, New York.

Corporate Governance

22nd Century Group, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of December 7, 2019 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 9.

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.