Board Committees

 

Overview of committee composition

Formal board subcommittees:
 

Audit & Compliance Committee

  • Werner Lanthaler (chairperson)
  • Peter K. M. Verhaeghe
  • Tony A. Rosenberg
  • Jim Daly

Remuneration & Nomination Committee

  • J. Donald deBethizy (chairperson)
  • Peter K. M. Verhaeghe
  • Werner Lanthaler

Informal subcommittees in which board
members participate:

R&D Committee

 
  • David L. Lacey (chairperson)*
  • J. Donald deBethizy
  • Pamela Klein

* David Lacey is a non-board member advisor.

Commercial Committee

 
  • James M. Daly (chairperson)
  • A. A. Rosenberg

Our formal board committees comprise an Audit and Compliance Committee and a Remuneration and Nomination Committee.

Audit & Compliance Committee

Tasks & Responsibilities

Our audit & compliance committee assists our Board of Directors in overseeing the accuracy and integrity of our accounting and financial reporting processes and audits of our consolidated financial statements, the implementation and effectiveness of an internal control system and our compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, the independent auditors’ qualifications and independence and the performance of the independent auditors.

 

Composition

Terms of Reference (PDF)

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Werner Lanthaler

Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee
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Peter Verhaeghe

Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Board
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A.A. Rosenberg

Non-executive Director

Remuneration & Nomination Committee

Tasks & Responsibilities

Our remuneration & nomination committee assists our Board of Directors in all matters relating to the selection, appointment and remuneration of key persons at argenx in line with our Remuneration Policy. The committee is among other things responsible for makring proposals for appointments and reappointments of key persons and board members, supervising the policy of our Board of Directors on the selection criteria and appointment procedures for senior management and for periodically assessing the size and composition of our Board of Directors.

 

Composition

Terms of Reference (PDF)

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Don deBethizy

Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee
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Peter Verhaeghe

Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Board
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Werner Lanthaler

Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee

In addition to our formal board committees, we make use of specific advisory committees to advise our Board of Directors on specific matters. This includes ad-hoc committees from time to time, as well as two permanent committees consisting of board members, (senior) company personnel and/or outside advisors, being our Research & Development Committee and our Commercial Committee.

R&D Committee

Tasks & Responsibilities

Our research and development committee among other things monitors and oversees the research and development goals, strategies and measures of the company and serves as a sounding board to our senior research and development personnel, our executive management and our Board of Directors on all related matters.

 

Composition

Terms of Reference (PDF)

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Don deBethizy

Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee
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Pamela M. Klein

Non-executive Director

Commercial Committee

Tasks & Responsibilities

Our commercial committee serves as a sounding board for our Board of Directors on all matters relating to the commercialization of our (future) products, and among other things advises our Board of Directors on the effectiveness of the governance, risk management and legal compliance of the commercial activities, with an underlying aim of ensuring that these activities are set up and pursued consistent with the achievement of our strategic goals.

 

Composition

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James M. Daly

Non-executive Director
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A.A. Rosenberg

Non-executive Director