Jeffrey L. Edwards
Mr. Edwards has served as a director since October 2020. Currently, Mr. Edwards serves as a member of Compensation Committee and the Lifecore Focus Committee. Mr. Edwards is a member of the Board of Directors of FibroGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:FGEN), a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company, and currently serves as a chairman of its Audit Committee. Mr. Edwards serves on the Board of Directors of Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO), a publicly traded life sciences research and clinical diagnostic products company, and is a member of its Audit Committee and Compliance Committee and Chairman of its Compensation Committee. Mr. Edwards also serves on the Board of Directors, Audit Committee and Compensation Committee of Clearside Biomedical Inc. (NASDAQ:CLSD), a publicly traded, clinical stage pharmaceutical company. Additionally, Mr. Edwards serves on the Board of Directors of BioTheryX, Inc., a privately owned, clinical-stage biotechnology company. In 2015 Mr. Edwards retired from Allergan Inc., which he joined in 1993 and where he served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Business Development, and Chief Financial Officer from September 2005 to August 2014. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Edwards served as Allergan’s Corporate Vice President, Corporate Development, and previously served as Senior Vice President, Treasury, Tax, and Investor Relations. Prior to joining Allergan, Mr. Edwards was with Banque Paribas and Security Pacific National Bank, where he held various senior-level positions in the credit and business development functions. Mr. Edwards received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Muhlenberg College and completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.