People: ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD.O)
24 Oct 2014
Mr. Torsten Erik Rasmussen is Independent Director of ACADIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Rasmussen has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Management ApS, a management advisory and consulting company, since 1997. Prior to founding Morgan Management in 1997, Mr. Rasmussen had held the position of Executive Vice President, Operations at the LEGO Group (LEGO A/S) in Denmark since 1981. He currently sits on the board of a number of privately held Danish companies. He previously served as a board member in the capacity of chairman, deputy chairman or ordinary board member of a number of Danish companies of which the following are quoted on the Danish Stock Exchange: Bang & Olufsen A/S (1994-2007), Coloplast A/S (1992-2010), Vestas Wind Systems A/S (1998-2012), A/S Det Oestasiatiske Kompagni (1998-2010), and TK Development A/S (2000-2014). The NCG Committee believes that Mr. Rasmussen’s extensive experience with international business will be increasingly valuable to the Board, including as it seeks opportunities outside of North America for its most advanced product candidate. Mr. Rasmussen also has extensive experience as a board member of various international publicly held companies, which provides valuable experience to the Board and the committees on which he sits. In addition, the NCG Committee believes that Mr. Rasmussen’s tenure with the Board brings valuable historical knowledge and continuity to the Board and the committees on which he serves. Mr. Rasmussen holds an M.B.A. from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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