This excerpt taken from the SNSS DEF 14A filed Apr 27, 2007.
Eric H. Bjerkholt has served as our Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Finance since February 2007. From January 2004 to January 2007, he served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From January 2002 to January 2004, Mr. Bjerkholt served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at IntraBiotics Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Bjerkholt was a co-founder of LifeSpring Nutrition, Inc., a privately held nutraceutical company, and from May 1999 to March 2002 served at various times as its Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Financial Officer. From 1990 to 1997, Mr. Bjerkholt was an investment banker at J.P. Morgan & Co. Mr. Bjerkholt is a member of the Board of Directors of StemCells, Inc., a biotechnology company. Mr. Bjerkholt holds a Cand. Oecon degree in Economics from the University of Oslo and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.