BLUE - bluebird bio, Inc.

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bluebird bio, Inc.

150 Second Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
United States
339-499-9300
http://www.bluebirdbio.com

SectorHealthcare
IndustryBiotechnology
Full-time employees418

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Nick LeschlyPres, CEO & Director814.62k732.07k44
Mr. Jeffrey T. WalshPrincipal Financial Officer568.05kN/A51
Ms. Susanna Gatti HighChief Operating Officer16.63kN/A49
Dr. Philip D. Gregory D. Phil.Chief Scientific Officer622.15kN/A46
Dr. David M. Davidson M.D.Chief Medical Officer554.35k299.61k53
Amounts are as of 31 December 2016, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.

Description

bluebird bio, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company, focuses on developing transformative gene therapies for severe genetic diseases and cancer in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Seattle, Washington. Its product candidates include Lenti-D that is in phase II/III clinical studies for the treatment of cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy, a rare hereditary neurological disorder; and LentiGlobin, which is in four clinical studies for the treatment of transfusion-dependent ß-thalassemia, and severe sickle cell disease. The company's lead product candidate in oncology is bb2121, a chimeric antigen receptor T cell product candidate that is in a Phase I trial for the treatment of relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. bluebird bio, Inc. has a strategic collaborations with Celgene Corporation to discover, develop, and commercialize disease-altering gene therapies in oncology; and Kite Pharma, Inc. to develop and commercialize second generation T cell receptor (TCR) product candidates against an antigen related to certain cancers associated with the human papilloma virus. It also has strategic collaborations with Medigene AG for the research and development of TCR product candidates directed against approximately four antigens for the treatment of cancer indications; and TC BioPharm to research and develop gamma delta CAR T cell product candidates for cancer immunotherapy. The company was formerly known as Genetix Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and changed its name to bluebird bio, Inc. in September 2010. bluebird bio, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Corporate governance

bluebird bio, Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 February 2018 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder rights: 6; Compensation: 6.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.
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