Jeffrey B. Kindler - Director
Jeffrey B. Kindler has served as a Board member since November 2011. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Centrexion Corporation, a privately held clinical stage biopharmaceutical company; a Venture Partner at Lux Capital, a leading venture capital firm; and a managing director at Starboard Capital Partners, a private equity firm. Mr. Kindler was Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE: PFE), a pharmaceutical company, from 2006 until his retirement in December 2010. He joined Pfizer in 2002 as Executive Vice President and General Counsel and assumed positions of increasing responsibility until being named Chief Executive Officer in 2006. Prior to joining Pfizer, he was Chairman of Boston Market Corporation from 2000 to 2001, and President of the Partner Brands group of McDonald’s Corporation during 2001. Mr. Kindler previously served on the board of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG), a chain of Mexican restaurants, from 2012 to 2014. In addition to serving on Intrexon’s Board, Mr. Kindler currently serves on the board of Siga Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:SIGA), a developer of novel antiviral therapeutics. Mr. Kindler also serves as a board member for a number of privately held companies and for several civic, charitable, educational and other organizations. Mr. Kindler received a B.A. from Tufts University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
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