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May 22, 2015 11:30 AM ET


Company Overview of Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc.

Executive Profile

Pedro Lichtinger

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director, Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc.
AgeTotal Calculated CompensationThis person is connected to 3 Board Members in 3 different organizations across 5 different industries.

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Mr. Pedro Lichtinger has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. since June 09, 2014. Mr. Lichtinger served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from May 2010 to February 2013. Mr. Lichtinger served as an Executive of Pfizer, Inc. from 1995 to 2009 and as the President of Pfizer's Global Primary Care Business Unit from 2008 to 2009, Area President, Europe from 2006 to 2008, President, Global ...

Corporate Headquarters

230 Constitution Drive
Menlo Park, California 94025

United States

Phone: 650-433-2900
Fax: 650-433-2998

Board Members Memberships

Member of Board of Governors
Former Director, Chairman of Compensation Committee, Member of Audit Committee and Member of Science & Technology Committee
Former Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of New Hire Stock Option Committee
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director


MBA 1978
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Other Affiliations

Annual Compensation

Total Annual Compensation$224,359

Stocks Options

Restricted Stock Awards$468,000
All Other Compensation$8,333
Exercisable Options$125,000
Unexercisable Options$875,000
Total Number of Options$1,000,000

Total Compensation

Total Annual Cash Compensation$232,692
Total Short Term Compensation$224,359
Other Long Term Compensation$476,333
Total Calculated Compensation$2,110,148

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