Board of Directors
Dr. Stanley Hirsch Chairman
Stanley Hirsch, D.Phil., has served as Chairman since February 2005. Dr. Hirsch has 28 years of experience in executive positions, including director of business development for a privately held group of healthcare companies. He has also served as general manager of two diagnostics development companies. Dr. Hirsch has been CEO at FuturaGene Ltd., and its predecessor company CBD Technologies Ltd., since 1989, and has also held the position of General Manager of Portman Pharmaceutical Industries. Since the acquisition of FuturaGene Plc by Suzano Pulp and Paper, a major Brazilian industrial public corporation in July 2010, he also holds the equivalent position of a vice president at Suzano, reporting to the CEO at Suzano. Dr. Hirsch holds a D. Phil in Cell Biology and Immunology from Oxford University, England.