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Geron Corporation (GERN)

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Geron Corporation

149 Commonwealth Drive
Suite 2070
Menlo Park, CA 94025
United States
650 473 7700

Full-time employees45

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Dr. John A. ScarlettCEO, Pres & Chairman1.15MN/A1951
Ms. Olivia Kyusuk BloomExec. VP of Fin., CFO & Treasurer687.17kN/A1969
Dr. Andrew J. GrethleinExec. VP & COO705.69kN/A1964
Ms. Melissa A. Kelly BehrsExec. VP & Chief Bus. Officer673.36kN/A1964
Dr. Aleksandra Rizo M.D., Ph.D.Exec. VP & Chief Medical Officer968.2kN/A1975
Ms. Suzanne MessereHead of Investor Relations & Corp. CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Stephen N. RosenfieldExec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec.N/AN/A1950
Ms. Shannon OdamVP of HRN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Anil KapurChief Commercial Officer & Exec. VP of Corp. StrategyN/AN/A1970
Amounts are as of 31 December 2019, 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.


Geron Corporation, a late-stage clinical biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of therapeutics for hematologic myeloid malignancies. It holds rights to imetelstat, a telomerase inhibitor in Phase 2/3 clinical trials, which inhibits the uncontrolled proliferation of malignant progenitor cells in hematologic myeloid malignancies to reduce dysfunctional blood cell production and enable recovery of normal blood cell production. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

Corporate governance

Geron Corporation’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 December 2020 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder rights: 8; Compensation: 8.

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.