The following section provides information on Cerus Corp’s senior management, executives, CEO and key decision makers and their roles in the organization. For more insight into Cerus Corp's management and employees, unlock the full data with our company analytics monitoring tool.

Executives

Daniel N. Swisher Jr.

Chairman Executive Board Since: 2013 Age: 59

Mr. Daniel N. Swisher Jr. has been the Chairman since October 2013. Earlier, he served as the Chief Operating Officer and the President of Jazz Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Swisher also served as the Chief Business Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2001 to 2017. Prior to that, he served as the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ALZA Corporation from 1992 to 2001.

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William M. Greenman

President; Director; Chief Executive Officer Executive Board Since: 2011 Age: 55

Mr. William M. Greenman has been the President, the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the company since April 2011. Prior to this, he served as the company's Senior Vice President, Business Development and Marketing from 2008 to 2011. Previously, Mr. Greenman served as the company's President, Cerus Europe, from 2006 to 2008. He also served as the Vice President of Business Development at the company from 1999 and 2006. Prior to that, he worked in various marketing and business development positions in Baxter’s Biotech Division from 1991 to 1995.

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Kevin D. Green

Chief Financial Officer; Vice President - Finance Senior Management Since: 2013 Age: 50

Mr. Kevin D. Green has been the Vice President of Finance and the Chief Financial Officer of the company since February 2013. Prior to this, he served as the Vice President, Finance and Chief Accounting Officer of the company. Mr. Green also served as the Senior Director of Finance and the Controller of the company from 2006 to 2009. Prior to that, he held various financial management positions at Macromedia, Inc., from 2000 to 2006.

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Vivek K. Jayaraman

Chief Operating Officer Senior Management Since: 2020 Age: 47

Mr. Vivek Jayaraman has been the Chief Operating Officer of the company since March 2020. Previously, served as the Chief Commercial Officer of the company from August 2016 to March 2020. Prior to this, he served as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at TriVascular Technologies, Inc. from 2009 to 2016.

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Chrystal N. Menard

General Counsel; Chief Legal Officer Senior Management Since: 2012 Age: 51

Ms. Chrystal Menard has been the Chief Legal Officer and the General Counsel of the company since December 2012. Prior to joining Cerus, she served as the Senior Corporate Counsel at Zynga, Inc. from 2000 to 2011. Ms. Menard was a partner at Cooley LLP, where she had practiced corporate and securities law.

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