Steven D. Rubin has been a director of the Company and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee since March 2017. Mr. Rubin has served as OPKO Health, Inc.’s (NASDAQ: OPK) Executive Vice President – Administration since May 2007 and as a director of since February 2007. Mr. Rubin is a member of The Frost Group, LLC, a private investment firm. He has extensive experience as a practicing lawyer, and as general counsel and board member to multiple public companies.
Mr. Rubin currently serves on the board of directors for the following companies: VBI Vaccines Inc., a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a next generation of vaccines; Cognit, Inc., a data and analytics company providing cloud-based mission-critical information and performance marketing solutions; Kidville, Inc., an operator of large, upscale facilities, catering to newborns through five-year-old children and their families and offers a wide range of developmental classes for newborns to five-year-olds; Non-Invasive Monitoring Systems, Inc., a medical device company; BioCardia, Inc., a clinical-stage regenerative medicine company developing novel therapeutics for cardiovascular diseases; Cocrystal Pharma, Inc., a biotechnology company developing new treatments for viral diseases; Sevion Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical stage company which discovers and develops next-generation biologics for the treatment of cancer and immunological diseases; Castle Brands, Inc.), a developer and marketer of premium brand spirits; and, Neovasc, Inc., a company developing and marketing medical specialty vascular devices.
Mr. Rubin previously served as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of IVAX from August 2001 until September 2006. Mr. Rubin previously served as a director of the following companies: Dreams, Inc. (NYSE MKT: DRJ), a vertically integrated sports licensing and products company; Safestitch Medical, Inc. prior to its merger with TransEnterix, Inc.; and, PROLOR Biotech, Inc., prior to its acquisition by the Company in August 2013.