About Vanda

Board of Directors

Kenneth Bate

Kenneth M. Bate is an experienced biotechnology executive having led companies at various stages of development. Mr. Bate currently serves as an independent biotechnology industry consultant, which he has done since May 2009. Mr. Bate previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Archemix, Inc. from May 2009 to January 2012. From 2006 to 2009, Mr. Bate served in various positions at Nitromed, Inc., most recently as President and Chief Executive Officer. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Bate served as Chief Financial Officer and head of commercial operations of Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc. Mr. Bate served as the Chairman of the Board of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2011 to 2015.

He currently is a director of AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Genocea Biosciences, Inc., Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Epizyme, Inc. and TransMedics, Inc.

Mr. Bate received his B.A. in Chemistry from Williams College and his M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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