Ms. Svoronos has served as a member of our Board since September 2016. Ms. Svoronos sits on the board of directors of several publicly-traded biopharmaceutical companies, PTC Therapeutics, Global Blood Therapeutics, and Theratechnologies Inc., where she is currently the chair of the board. Ms. Svoronos retired in 2011 from Merck & Co., Inc. following a 23-year career in commercial positions of increasing seniority, most recently as President of Europe and Canada. In that role, Ms. Svoronos had full P&L responsibility for 30 European markets with annual sales of several billion dollars and an employee base of several thousand. Previously held positions with Merck include Vice President of Asia Pacific and Vice President of Global Marketing for the Arthritis, Analgesics and Osteoporosis franchise. Ms. Svoronos previously sat on the board of Endocyte, Inc. and Medivation Inc. Ms. Svoronos received a B.A. in English and French Literature from Carleton University.