Garo Armen, Ph.D, Chairman of the Board
Garo serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Agenus Inc., and Chairman of the Board of AgenTus.
Under his leadership, Agenus has been advancing breakthrough scientific technologies and immunotherapeutic products for 20 years.
From mid-2002 through 2004, Garo, in addition to his responsibilities at Agenus, served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the biopharmaceutical company Elan Corporation, plc, which he successfully restructured.
Garo serves as non-executive Chairman of the Board of Protagenic Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focusing on human brain hormones for the treatment of neurological and metabolic disorders.
He also serves as Founder and Chairman of the Children of Armenia Fund (COAF), a philanthropic organization he founded in 2000
COAF is dedicated to the development of children and youth in Rural Armenia.
He received his Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the City University of New York.