ed experience in building visionary companies and we are proud and excited to welcome him to our board," said Stephane Bancel
, founding president and CEO of Moderna. "Under his leadership, Genzyme became known for its steadfast commitment to patients, and for constantly pushing new boundaries in order to bring biomedical innovation to those who were not well served by traditional approaches. This perspective will be enormously helpful to Moderna as we work to unlock the vast potential of messenger RNA therapeutics™."
About Henri A. Termeer
Henri A. Termeer served as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Genzyme Corporation for nearly three decades. Mr. Termeer was appointed president of Genzyme in 1983, two years after the company's founding. He became its chief executive officer in 1985 and chairman in 1988. He retired from Genzyme in June 2011 following the acquisition of Genzyme by Sanofi in a transaction valued at more than $20 billion.
Widely acknowledged for his contributions to the biotechnology industry and health care field, Mr. Termeer is active in the areas of humanitarian assistance, policy issues, and innovation in providing access to health care.
Mr. Termeer is a Board member of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Corporation and serves on its Executive Committee, a director of Massachusetts General Hospital, Board member of Partners HealthCare, a member of the Board of Fellows of Harvard Medical School and on the Board of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO). He also serves on the Boards of Abiomed, Inc., AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Verastem, Inc., and Medical Simulation Corporation. In 2008, he was appointed to Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick 's Council of Economic Advisors and he is a co-chair of the Leadership Council of the MassachusettPage: 1 2 3 4 Related biology technology :1
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