Board of Directors

Stephen T. Wills C.P.A., M.S.T.
Executive Chairman

Mr. Wills has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2017, as Chairman of our board since October 2017 and as Executive Chairman of our board since May 2019. Mr. Wills has served since 1997, as the Chief Financial Officer and since 2011 as the Chief Operations Officer of Palatin Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: PTN), a publicly‑held biopharmaceutical company developing targeted, receptor‑specific peptide therapeutics for the treatment of diseases with significant unmet medical need and commercial potential. Mr. Wills has served on the boards of Gamida Cell Ltd. (Nasdaq: GMDA), a leading cellular and immune therapeutics company, since March 2019 (audit and finance committee member), and Amryt Pharma, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering treatments to help improve the lives of patients with rare and orphan diseases, since September 2019 (chairman of audit committee and member of the finance committee). Mr. Wills has also served on the board of trustees and executive committee of The Hun School of Princeton, a college preparatory day and boarding school, since 2013, and its Chairman since June 2018. Mr. Wills served on the board of directors of Caliper Corporation, a psychological assessment and talent development company, since March 2016, and as Chairman from December 2016 to December 2019, when Caliper was acquired by PSI.  Mr. Wills served as Executive Chairman and Interim Principal Executive Officer of Derma Sciences, Inc., a provider of advanced wound care products, from December 2015 to February 2017, when Derma Sciences was acquired by Integra Lifesciences (Nasdaq: IART). Previously, Mr. Wills served on the board of directors of Derma Sciences as the lead director and chairman of the audit committee from June 2000 to December 2015. Mr. Wills served as the Chief Financial Officer of Derma Sciences from 1997 to 2000. Mr. Wills served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Wills, Owens & Baker, P.C., a public accounting firm, from 1991 to 2000. Mr. Wills, a certified public accountant, earned his Bachelor of Science in accounting from West Chester University, and a Master of Science in taxation from Temple University.

    Vickie R. Driver
    Director

    Dr. Driver has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2017. Dr. Driver is board certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a Fellow at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, licensed in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Her career as a podiatric physician and surgeon has included a special emphasis on limb preservation and wound healing in her medical practice, as well as, research and education. Dr. Driver was previously Professor of Surgery in the Department of Orthopedics at Brown University (Clinical) from 2014 to 2019. She has served for 11 years on the Board of Directors for the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (“AAWC”), and recently completed her tenure as President for this international organization. Dr. Driver is also the chair of Wound Care Experts and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) Clinical Endpoints Project. She also serves as a member at large to the Board of Directors of the Wound Healing Society (“WHS”) and Board Member to the Critical Limb Ischemia (“CLI”) Global Society. In addition, she serves on multiple national and international clinical committees that focus on preventing limb loss and improving wound healing in the high‑risk population. She has served as an investigator for more than 70 important multi‑center randomized clinical trials, as well as developed and supervised multiple research fellowship training programs. She has served and chaired multiple committees for large national and international pivotal clinical trials and has authored over 120 publications and abstracts. Dr. Driver is credited with the development and directorship of multiple major multidisciplinary Limb Preservation – Wound Healing Centers of Excellence, including Military/VA, Hospital and University based programs. From 2015 to 2019, she has served as Director, Translational Medicine, Wound Healing at the Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research. From 2011 to 2014, she was Program Director, Inaugural Educational Committee at the American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair at University of Illinois School of Medicine. From 2011 to 2015, she was also Scientific Director, Colorado Prevention Center, Wound Care Laboratory at the University of Colorado. From 2012 to 2015, Dr. Driver held a number of positions at the Providence Veterans Administration Medical Center in Rhode Island, including Chief, Section of Podiatric Surgery and Director, Clinical Research, Limb Preservation and Wound Healing. Prior thereto, she held various positions at multiple major multidisciplinary Limb Preservation – Wound Healing Centers of Excellence. Dr. Driver received a Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery from the California College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery and a Masters in Medical Education from Samuel Merritt University.

      David Fox
      Director
      Mr. Fox has served as a member of out Board od directors since April 2020. Mr. Fox was most recently a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP and served as a member of its Global Executive Management Committee until 2019. Prior to joining Kirkland, Mr. Fox was partner with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where he was a member of its top governing committee. Mr. Fox is a director of Israel Discount Bank of New York, a member of the board of directors at the Park Avenue Armory, and a member of the advisory board of New Alternatives for Children, for which he provides support to families caring for medically fragile children. In addition, Mr. Fox serves on the board of governors, and is an honorary fellow, of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He holda an LL.B. degree from Jerusalem University, Israel.
      Sharon Kochan
      Director

      Mr. Kochan has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2017. Mr. Kochan has served as Executive Vice President & President international, for Perrigo Company Plc., a global, over‑the‑counter, consumer goods and specialty pharmaceutical company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, since 2012, and has been a member of the Perrigo Executive Committee since 2007. From March 2007 to July 2012, he served as Executive Vice President, General Manager of Prescription Pharmaceuticals for Perigo and from 2005 to 2007, he was Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy for Perrigo. Mr. Kochan was Vice President, Business Development of Agis Industries (1983) Ltd. from 2001 until Perrigo acquired Agis in 2005. He completed the Senior Management Program at the Technion Institute of Management in Haifa, Israel, received a Master of Science in Operations Research & Management Science from Columbia University in New York City and received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Management Engineering from Tel‑Aviv University in Tel‑Aviv, Israel.

      Nissim Mashiach
      Director

      Mr. Mashiach served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Macrocure Ltd. from June 2012 to January 2017. Macrocure was a Nasdaq listed biotechnology company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing novel cell therapy products to address unmet needs in the treatment of chronic and other hard-to-heal wounds. From 2009 to 2012, he served as General Manager at Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson company. Prior to Ethicon, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer at Omrix Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a company acquired by Johnson & Johnson in 2008. Prior to Omrix, Mr. Mashiach held leadership positions at several pharmaceutical companies. He holds an MBA from the University of Manchester, an MPharmSc from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a B.Sc, Chemical Engineering from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel.

      Samuel Moed
      Director
      Mr. Moed has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2020. Prior to joining our board, Mr. Moed served as an executive at Bristol-Myers Squibb, a global biopharma company focused on innovative therapeutics. In his most recent capacity as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Mr. Moed led the strategic planning of the company in all major business activities worldwide. Previously, Mr. Moed oversaw strategy for BMS’ Worldwide Pharmaceuticals Group, encompassing a range of global strategic initiatives, and managed a global portfolio of strategic alliances. Among other positions, he served as President of U.S. Pharmaceuticals and as President of Worldwide Consumer Healthcare. Mr. Moed received a BA in history from Columbia University in New York City.
      Assaf Segal
      Director

      Mr. Segal has served as a member of our board of directors since October 2017. Mr. Segal has served as the Chief Financial Officer at Clal Biotechnology Industries Ltd. since July 2015. Mr. Segal serves as a board member of several companies, including Biokine therapeutics Ltd., Pi-Cardia Ltd., FDNA Inc., Campus Bio Ltd., Clal Life Sciences L.P. and Clal Application Center Ltd. Prior to that time, Mr. Segal was a Partner at Variance Economic Consulting Ltd., from 2004 until June 2015, where he provided in‑depth consulting for international and local clients in a wide range of industries, including telecommunications, internet, biotech, heavy industry and financial sectors. Previously, he founded a start‑up software company. Mr. Segal also previously held a managerial position at PriceWaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance and was an Economic Department manager at the North American division of Amdocs Inc. His experience also includes risk management and house account (“Nostro”) trading at the Union Bank of Israel, and serving as an economist for capital markets in the Research Department of the Bank of Israel. Mr. Segal also has many years of experience in economic consulting and company valuations, joint ventures and financial instruments for investments, M&A, and IPOs. He has 15 years of experience in economic consulting for international and local clients in the Bio‑Tech sector as well as in Hi‑Tech, financial and other sectors. He holds a B.A. in Economics and Statistics and an M.B.A. (Finance and Information Systems) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

        Ofer Gonen, B.Sc., MA Economic & Finance
        Director

        Mr. Gonen has served as a member of our board of directors since September 2003. Mr. Gonen is also the Chief Executive Officer of Clal Biotechnology Industries Ltd. since 2016, having served previously as a Vice President since 2003. Mr. Gonen serves as a board member of Gamida Cell Ltd., CureTech Ltd. (Nasdaq: GMDA), Anchiano Therapeutics Ltd. (Nasdaq: ANCN) and several other companies. Previously, Mr. Gonen served as the general manager of Biomedical Investments and as a partner in Arte Venture Group. Mr. Gonen holds a B.Sc. in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an M.A. in Economics and Finance from Tel Aviv University, Israel.