Gary A. Lyons
Gary A. Lyons has served on the Board of Directors since joining Neurocrine Biosciences in February 1993. Mr. Lyons served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from February 1993 through January 2008. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lyons held a number of senior management positions at Genentech, Inc., including Vice President of Business Development and Vice President of Sales. Mr. Lyons is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on developing drugs for the treatment of inflammatory/autoimmune and metabolic diseases, and Travere Therapeutics, an ultra-orphan disease commercial-stage company. Mr. Lyons is a member of the Board of Directors of Brickell Biotech, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on debilitating skin diseases, and Eledon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (formerly Novus Therapeutics), a biotechnology company focused on immunology therapeutics. Mr. Lyons was previously a director of Facet Biotech Corporation. Mr. Lyons holds a B.S. in Marine Biology from the University of New Hampshire and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.