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Cassava Sciences, Inc. (SAVA)

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Cassava Sciences, Inc.

7801 North Capital of Texas Highway
Suite 260
Austin, TX 78731
United States
512 501 2444

Full-time employees11

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Remi BarbierFounder, Chairman, Pres & CEO936.12kN/A1960
Mr. Eric J. SchoenChief Financial Officer251.93kN/A1968
Dr. Nadav FriedmannChief Medical Officer & Director345kN/A1943
Dr. George ThorntonSr. VP of TechnologyN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Michael ZamlootSr. VP of Technical OperationsN/AN/AN/A
Dr. Lindsay H. Burns Ph.D.Sr. VP of NeuroscienceN/AN/AN/A
Dr. James W. Kupiec M.D.Chief Clinical Devel. OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2020, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Cassava Sciences, Inc., a clinical stage biotechnology company, develops drugs for neurodegenerative diseases. Its lead therapeutic product candidate is simufilam, a small molecule drug, which is completed Phase 2b clinical trial; and investigational diagnostic product candidate is SavaDx, a blood-based biomarker/diagnostic to detect Alzheimer's disease. The company was formerly known as Pain Therapeutics, Inc. and changed its name to Cassava Sciences, Inc. in March 2019. Cassava Sciences, Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and is based in Austin, Texas.

Corporate governance

Cassava Sciences, Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 26 September 2021 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 7; Board: 10; Shareholder rights: 8; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.