Audit Committee

Our audit committee reviews our internal accounting procedures, consults with and reviews the services provided by our independent registered public accountants and assists our board of directors in its oversight of our corporate accounting and financial reporting in accordance. 

Members

Claire Giraut

Chairman

Ms. Giraut is currently the Chief Financial Officer of bioMérieux, a worldwide leader in in-vitro diagnostics. She previously served notably as the Chief Financial Officer of Ipsen after holding various finance leadership positions in other worldwide organizations. She also serves since 2010 as a Director of Julius Baer Group Ltd. and Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd., the leading Swiss private banking group. She holds a Masters from the Institut National Agronomique (AgroParisTech) in Paris.

Dr. Torbjörn Bjerke

Dr. Torbjörn Bjerke

Provides further insight and expertise into the field of allergy treatment from his extensive allergy experience as CEO of Biolipox, a Swedish pharmaceutical company that develops new treatments for inflammatory diseases. Prior to this role, Dr. Bjerke was Executive Vice President of R&D at ALK-Abello and has previously held Director of Research positions at AstraZeneca.

Daniel Soland

Daniel Soland

Daniel Soland most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Viropharma, and currently serves on the Board of Tarsa Therapeutics.In addition to his role at Viropharma, where he helped build the organizational and commercial infrastructure that resulted in an 11-fold increase in Viropharma’s share price during his tenure, Mr. Soland previously served as President of Chiron Vaccines, and helped engineer a turnaround that contributed to Chiron’s acquisition by Novartis. Earlier, he was President and CEO of Epigenesis Pharmaceuticals. At GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, Mr. Soland served as Vice President and Director, Worldwide Marketing Operations. Earlier in his career, Mr. Soland held positions of increasing responsibility in sales and product management at Pasteur-Merieux’s Connaught Laboratories. He holds a BS in Pharmacy degree from the University of Iowa.