Mr. Shamir chairs our Compensation/Nominating and Governance Committee. He became a director of the Company on May 29, 2018. Mr. Shamir had been the Chairman and President and Chief Executive Officer of Luminex Corporation from 2014 through its sale to DiaSorin S.p.A. in 2021. Mr. Shamir previously served, from 2006 until its sale to Covidien PLC (now Medtronic) in 2014, as President and CEO of Given Imaging Ltd., a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of diagnostic products for the visualization and detection of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. Prior to joining Given Imaging, Mr. Shamir was Corporate Vice President of Eastman Kodak Company and President of Eastman Kodak´s Transaction and Industrial Solutions Group. Additionally, he served over 10 years at Scitex Corporation in positions of increasing responsibility, including President and CEO from 2003 to 2004. Mr Shamir served in the following NASDAQ listing companies IsoPlexis Corporation(ISO), MediWound Ltd (MDWD). and Cactus Acquisition Corp(CCTS). His previous Board appointments include Cogentix Medical (CGNT), and Invendo Medical GmbH. Mr. Shamir holds a Bachelor of Science from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Masters of Public Administration from Harvard University.
Most recently, Dr. Walker formed her own drug development consulting company, Walker Consulting. She is also a practicing dermatologist in Carpinteria, California. Dr. Walker presently serves as a supervisory board member at Merz pharmaceuticals and is on the board of directors at Forte Biosciences Inc. Prior, she served on the board of Neothetics, Inc