Lawrence P. Guiheen
Mr. Guiheen became a director of the Company in July 2012 with over 35 years of experience in Healthcare Industry. He is currently the Chairman of the Company’s Governance and Nominations Committee and a member of the Company’s Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. Prior to retiring in March 2022, Mr. Guiheen was Executive Vice President of Wellstat Management and Chief Executive Officer of Wellmond Therapeutics (November 2019 until March 2022). Wellmond Therapeutics is a start-up pharmaceutical company located in Rockville, MD and was developing drug candidates in oncology supportive care and treatments for diseases and conditions involving mitochondrial and cellular energy disorders or failures. In addition, Mr. Guiheen has over 25 years of experience in the blood and plasma industry. From July 2013 to November 2019, Mr. Guiheen served as Chief Commercial Officer of Kedrion Biopharma, Inc., based in Barga, Italy and Fort Lee, New Jersey. Kedrion markets therapies globally for hemophilia, hemolytic disease of the newborn, immune and neurological disorders. Prior to July 2013, Mr. Guiheen was principal of Guiheen and Associates, a consulting group that specialized in biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical and medical device commercialization. Before July 2011, Mr. Guiheen was with Baxter Healthcare Corporation for over 30 years. Most recently he held the positions of General Manager Global Hemophilia Franchise (from December 2010 to July 2011), President of Global BioPharmaceuticals for Baxter Healthcare’s BioScience Division (March 2010 to December 2010) and President of BioPharmaceuticals US (January 1998 to March 2010). Mr. Guiheen had been a member of the BioScience Senior Management Team for over 14 years and has extensive experience leading global and domestic commercial organizations in the plasma and recombinant therapies. Mr. Guiheen is past Chairman of the Global Board of Directors for the Plasma Proteins Therapeutics Association (PPTA) and a past member of the Board of Directors of California Healthcare Institute (CHI). Mr. Guiheen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Rutgers University. Mr. Guiheen was chosen to serve on the Board of Directors because of his extensive experience in the plasma and pharmaceutical industries.