Martha J. Demski
Board Member

Senior Vice President and CFO Ajinomoto Althea

Martha J. Demski has served as a member of our board of directors since July 2014. Ms. Demski is Chairperson of the audit committee and also serves on our compensation committee and corporate governance and nominating committee. Since August 2011, Ms. Demski has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ajinomoto Althea, Inc. (formerly Althea Technologies, Inc.), a fully-integrated contract development and manufacturing organization. From July 2008 to December 2010, Ms. Demski served as the Interim Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, or SKCC, a non-profit corporation that was engaged in biomedical research. Previously Ms. Demski served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Vical Incorporated. Ms. Demski currently serves on the board of directors and chairs the audit committee of Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ms. Demski also serves as a member of the board, chair of the audit committee and member of the nominating and governance committee of Chimerix, Inc. Additionally Ms. Demski has over 13 years of banking experience with Bank of America and U. S. Trust. Ms. Demski is a National Association of Corporate Directors Governance Fellow. Ms. Demski earned a B.A. from Michigan State University and an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in accounting and finance.
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