Board of Directors
Mark J. Foley has served on our Board of Directors since 2009 and became our Interim President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2012, and our President and Chief Executive Officer in August 2012. He previously served as our Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors from July 2009 to May 2010, and again since February 2016. Mr. Foley currently serves as a Managing Director at RWI Ventures, and until March 2014, was Executive Chairman at Onpharma until its acquisition by Valeant Pharmaceuticals. Prior to this, Mr. Foley held a variety of operating roles in large public companies and venture-backed startups including U.S. Surgical Corporation, Guidant Corporation, Devices for Vascular Intervention (acquired by Eli Lilly), Perclose (acquired by Abbott) and Ventrica (acquired by Medtronic) where he was the founder and CEO. Mr. Foley has over 25 years of medical device operating, investment and CEO experience. Additionally, he has partnered with a number of entrepreneurs to assist with the formation and capitalization of new companies. Mr. Foley serves or has served as Senior Advisor, Executive Chairman, Interim CEO and Board Member to a number of medical device companies. Mr. Foley is currently a director of Glaukos Corporation, a publicly traded company. Mr. Foley received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame. We believe Mr. Foley is qualified to serve on our Board of Directors because as our President and Chief Executive Officer, he has deep knowledge and understanding of our company and the business. He is also qualified because of his previous medical device experience as a senior executive and his service on the boards of several medical device companies.
D. Keith Grossman has served on our Board of Directors since October 2013. In February 2016, the Board appointed Mr. Grossman as its Lead Independent Director to preside over periodic meetings of our independent directors, to serve as a liaison between our Chairman and the independent directors, and to perform such additional duties as our Board may otherwise determine and delegate. Mr. Grossman brings over 30 years of experience in the medical device industry. He most recently served for the second time as Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Thoratec Corporation (THOR) from September 2014 until October 2015, when the company was acquired by St. Jude Medical. Previous to Thoratec Corporation he served as Chief Executive Officer, President and a Director of Conceptus, Inc. (CPTS), from December 2011 until September 2013, when the company was acquired by Bayer Healthcare. Prior to Conceptus, Mr. Grossman served as a Managing Director of TPG (Texas Pacific Group) Biotech from 2007 to 2011, where he co-led the medical device practice, and also served as a Senior Advisor to the healthcare efforts of the buyout fund, TPG Capital. Before joining TPG Biotech, Mr. Grossman was Chief Executive Officer, President and a Director of Thoratec Corporation from 1996 to 2006. Before joining Thoratec, Mr. Grossman's experience included Sulzermedica and American Hospital Supply Corporation, in a variety of sales, marketing and general management positions. He is a past member of the boards of public companies Kyphon, Inc. (KYPH) and Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG). He has served on the boards of numerous private medical device companies, as well as the Board of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association. Mr. Grossman received a B.S. in the life sciences from The Ohio State University, and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University. Mr. Grossman brings to our Board of Directors substantial experience in the life sciences industry, as well as the experience he obtained as a chief executive officer and president of other companies, which make him qualified to serve on our Board of Directors.
David J. Endicott has served on our Board of Directors since April 2016. Mr. Endicott was President, Medical Devices of Hospira, Inc., the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies and a global leader in biosimilars, from March 2014 until September 2015 when Hospira was acquired by Pfizer Inc. From July 2010 to March 2014, Mr. Endicott served as President, Allergan Medical, Asia Pacific and Latin America and as an executive committee member of Allergan, Inc., a multi-specialty healthcare company. Earlier in 2010 he served as President, Europe, Africa & Middle East. Mr. Endicott currently serves on the board of directors of Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity and as a member of the board of directors for AdvaMed, the principal industry association for medical devices. Mr. Endicott earned his bachelor's degree in chemistry from Whitman College, his master's in business administration from the University of Southern California and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program. We believe Mr. Endicott is qualified to serve on our Board of Directors based on his strong operational and management experience across multiple business and geographic regions which will provide significant value as we continue to push for a greater international presence. His past leadership positions at Allergan and his role in Allergan's international corporate expansion exemplifies his operational, strategic and corporate leadership experience.
Mary M. Fisher has served on our Board of Directors since September 2012. Ms. Fisher currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director at Colorescience. Prior to Colorescience, Ms. Fisher was Chief Executive Officer and a Director at SkinMedica from April 2008 to December 2012. Ms. Fisher brings more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries including service as Chief Operating Officer of Acorda Therapeutics, a CNS company, with responsibility for corporate strategy and business development, financial planning, sales and marketing, and manufacturing. Previously, Ms. Fisher was Vice President, Strategic Healthcare and Commercial Operations for Cephalon, with responsibility for product planning and marketing, managed care sales, and manufacturing. Her earlier experience includes positions at Immunex and Boehringer Ingelheim. She is also a member of the board of directors of Ovascience, Inc., a publicly traded company, and Neuroscience Nursing Foundation. We believe Ms. Fisher is qualified to serve on our Board of Directors based on her executive experience in the aesthetics medical device industry and her collective experience and expertise, as described above.
Kevin C. O’Boyle has served on our Board of Directors since July 2011. Mr. O’Boyle served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Advanced BioHealing, Inc. from December 2010 until June 2011 when it was acquired. Previously, Mr. O’Boyle served as the Chief Financial Officer of NuVasive, Inc., a medical device company focused on the design, development, and marketing of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders, from January 2003 to December 2009 and the Executive Vice President of NuVasive from December 2004 to December 2009. Prior to that time, Mr. O’Boyle served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer during his six years with ChromaVision Medical Systems, Inc., a publicly traded medical device firm specializing in the oncology market. Also, Mr. O’Boyle held various positions during his six years with Albert Fisher North America, Inc., a publicly traded international food company, before it was sold in 1996, including Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Operations. Mr. O’Boyle is currently a member of the board of directors of Wright Medical Group N.V., a global orthopedics company, Genmark Diagnostics, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company, and Sientra, Inc., a medical device company, all publicly traded, and was a member of the board of directors of Durata Therapeutics, a publicly traded pharmaceutical company until it was acquired by Actavis in 2014. Mr. O’Boyle received a B.S. in Accounting from the Rochester Institute of Technology and successfully completed the Executive Management Program at the University of California at Los Angeles, John E. Anderson Graduate Business School. We believe Mr. O’Boyle is qualified to serve on our Board of Directors and to serve as a Chairman of our Audit Committee based on his executive experience in the medical device industry and his financial and accounting expertise.
Andrew N. Schiff, M.D. has served on our Board of Directors since July 2010. Dr. Schiff joined Aisling Capital in September of 1999 and has served as a Managing Partner since 2002. Prior to joining Aisling Capital, Dr. Schiff practiced internal medicine at The New York Presbyterian Hospital where he maintains his position as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine. In addition to ZELTIQ, Dr. Schiff served as a director of Agile Therapeutics, Inc., a publicly-traded company, until February 2016, and currently serves as a director of a number of private companies. Dr. Schiff received his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College, his M.B.A. from Columbia University, and his B.S. with honors in Neuroscience from Brown University. Dr. Schiff’s medical background, venture experience, and service on the board of directors of several healthcare companies make him qualified to serve on our Board of Directors and to serve as Chairman of our Compensation Committee.