Susan Hirsch Joins Agenus' Board of Directors
LEXINGTON, Mass., Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ: AGEN), an immuno-oncology company with an extensive pipeline of checkpoint antibodies, cell therapy, adjuvants, and vaccines designed to activate immune response to cancers and infections, today announced the election of Ms. Susan Hirsch to Agenus' Board of Directors.
“I am delighted to welcome Susan Hirsch to our Board as we prepare to launch our first commercial products,” said Garo Armen, PhD, Chairman and CEO of Agenus. “As an early adopter of disruptive and value-creating platform companies, like Amazon, Susan has an impeccable record of identifying high value companies at their early inflection point.”
Susan has over 40 years of experience in investment management and finance, including her most recent position as a Managing Director at Nuveen, a TIAA company, where she was responsible for Nuveen’s TIAA-CREF Large-Cap Growth Fund with $6.6 billion in assets. She previously held investment management positions at Jennison Associates, Lehman Brothers Global Asset Management, and Delphi Asset Management. Susan holds a BS in Accounting from Brooklyn College.
“I am thrilled to join Agenus at this important time in its development,” said Susan Hirsch. “Agenus has established an impressive set of technology platforms, capabilities, and products designed to bring solutions to patients with cancer.”
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