Brian Daniels

Member of the Board, member of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Research & Development Committee

Brian Daniels, Member of the Board, member of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Research & Development Committee

Positions and management duties

Dr Daniels is a partner with 5AM Venture Management, LLC, and member of the Board of Cabaletta Bio, Inc., both in the US.
 

Former positions

From 2000 to 2014 Dr Daniels held various management positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical group, US. Most recently as Senior Vice President for Global Development and Medical Affairs and as a member of the senior management team. From 1996 to 2000 Dr Daniels held a series of leadership positions at Merck Research Laboratories, US.
 

Novo Nordisk

Dr Daniels was first elected to the Board of Novo Nordisk A/S in 2016 and has most recently been re-elected in March 2020. His term as a board member expires in March 2021.

In March 2020, the Board of Directors of Novo Nordisk A/S assessed that Dr Daniels is regarded as an independent board member as defined in Section 3.2.1 of the Recommendations on Corporate Governance designated by Nasdaq Copenhagen.

Dr Daniels became member of the Research & Development Committee at Novo Nordisk A/S at the establishment in March 2017 and Dr Daniels became member of the Remuneration Committee at Novo Nordisk A/S in March 2018.
 

Special competences

In January 2020, the Board of Directors assessed that the special competences possessed by Dr Daniels that are important for the performance of his duties are his extensive experience in clinical development, medical affairs and corporate strategy across a broad range of therapeutics areas within the pharmaceutical industry, especially in the US.
 

Education

1987: MD from Washington University, St. Louis, US

1981: MA in Metabolism and Nutritional Biochemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, US

1981: BSc in Life Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, US
 

Nationality and age

Dr Daniels is a US national, born February 1959.