People: ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD.O)
24 May 2013
Mr. Torsten Erik Rasmussen is Independent Director of ACADIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc., since April 1998. 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 serves 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: Coloplast A/S, TK Development A/S, Vestas Wind Systems A/S, and A/S Det Oestasiatiske Kompagni. The NCG Committee believes that Mr. Rasmussen’s experience with international business will be to the Board as the Company seeks opportunities outside of North America for its lead compound. In addition, the NCG Committee believes that Mr. Rasmussen’s tenure with the Board, brings historic knowledge and continuity to the Board and the committees on which he sits. Mr. Rasmussen holds an M.B.A. from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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