Herbert J. Conrad

Independent Director

Mr. Herbert J. Conrad was President of the Roche Pharmaceuticals Division in the United States from 1982 until his retirement in 1993. He previously served as Chairman of Pharmasset through its acquisition by Gilead Sciences in 2012. In addition, he has served as both Chairman and Director for numerous companies; including Chairman for GenVec, Sapphire Therapeutics, and Bone Care International; and Director for Gensia Sicor, Dura Pharmaceuticals, UROCOR, Savient Pharmaceuticals, and Symphony Evolution. He was a co-founder and Director of Reliant Pharmaceuticals.

Mr. Conrad currently serves as a Director of Celldex Therapeutics, Chairman for Matinas Bio Pharma, and as an advisor to the Seaver Autism Center at Mount Sinai Hospital. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Brooklyn College of Pharmacy and an honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Long Island University.