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Cynthia L. Flowers

Cynthia Schwalm, Lisata Board of Directors
Cynthia L. Flowers, Lisata Board of Directors

Ms. Flowers was appointed to the Company’s Board in November 2018. She is the owner of EIR Advisory LLC, a life sciences advisory and strategic investment firm. From February 2014 through November 2017, Ms. Flowers was President and Chief Executive Officer of Ipsen North America, where she led the transformation of the company as it became the highest-growth subsidiary worldwide. Prior to joining Ipsen, she served as President of Eisai Pharmaceuticals, where she oversaw commercial operations, medical affairs and services, manufacturing, alliance management and other functions. She has also held general management roles, both domestically and internationally, at Amgen Inc. and Johnson & Johnson. Ms. Flowers began her career as an oncology/critical care nurse.

Ms. Flowers currently serves on the board of, Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC, a multigenerational generics company and G1 Therapeutics Inc., a commercial oncology biotechnology company. Ms. Flowers also serves as a Director for two privately held companies, Relevate Holdings and EternaTear. She has held previous positions on numerous corporate and non-profit boards, including the Women’s Leadership Advisory Board for the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and the board of directors for the Sarah Cannon Oncology Research Institute. Ms. Flowers holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S.N. from the University of Delaware. The Lisata Board has concluded that Ms. Flowers should continue serving as a Director based upon her pharmaceutical industry, management and scientific training and experience.