Katherine A. Eade
Katherine Eade was appointed a Director of the Company on October 24, 2017, and is Chair of the Governance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Ms. Eade is General Counsel of Checkmate Pharmaceuticals and has more than 19 years of experience advising public companies on M&A and other significant corporate transactions, corporate governance and capital markets, including a dozen years in the life science industry. Ms. Eade began her legal career as an attorney at Cleary Gottlieb, a leading international law firm, where she worked for over seven years, and she also served as a law clerk for Judge Morton I. Greenberg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Ms. Eade earned a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School and a B.A. in Government, summa cum laude, from Cornell University. We believe Ms. Eade’s qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include her significant experience in mergers and acquisitions in the life sciences industry and her extensive experience in capital markets and corporate governance.