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Our achievements would not be possible without the outstanding team that make up Shield Therapeutics’ staff, management and board of directors.

Non-Executive Chairman

James Karis

James is a life sciences and healthcare industry executive with over 35 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, healthcare services, technology and medical device industries. A proven entrepreneur he is also an experienced Board member for public and private companies with extensive experience in corporate strategy, M&A and all aspects of company financing. Previously James was Chief Executive Officer of privately held MAPI Group and earlier he held executive management roles at CollabRx Inc., Entelos, Inc., PAREXEL International, and Baxter International. He has a B.S in Management and Economics from Purdue University and a M.A. in Applied Economics from The American University.

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