People: Acceleron Pharma Inc (XLRN.OQ)
Mr. Thomas A. McCourt is an Independent Director of the Company. He has served as the senior vice president of marketing and sales and chief commercial officer of Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. since joining Ironwood in 2009. Prior to joining Ironwood, Mr. McCourt left the U.S. brand team for denosumab at Amgen Inc. from April 2008 to August 2009. Prior to that, Mr. McCourt was with Novartis AG from 2001 to 2008, where he directed the launch and growth of Zelnorm for the treatment of patients with IBS-C and CIC and held a number of senior commercial roles, including vice president of strategic marketing and operations. Mr. McCourt was also part of the founding team at Astra Merck Inc., leading the development of the medical affairs and science liaison group and then serving as brand manager for Prilosec™ and NEXIUM®. Mr. McCourt has a degree in pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin. We believe that Mr. McCourt’s commercial leadership experience and industry experience working for many well established companies qualify him to serve as a member of our Board of Directors.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||47,500|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||16,443|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||57,839|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||121,782|