blue cell background image

Cynthia Schwalm

Director
Cynthia Schwalm headshot
Cynthia Schwalm Headshot

Ms. Schwalm was appointed to the Caladrius Board in November 2018. She is the owner of EIR Advisory LLC, a life sciences advisory and strategic investment firm. From February 2014 through November 2017, Ms. Schwalm was President and Chief Executive Officer of Ipsen North America, where she led the transformation of the company as it became the highest-growth subsidiary worldwide. Prior to joining Ipsen, she served as President of Eisai Pharmaceuticals, where she oversaw commercial operations, medical affairs and services, manufacturing, alliance management and other functions. She has also held general management roles, both domestically and internationally, at Amgen Inc. and Johnson & Johnson. Ms. Schwalm began her career as an oncology/critical care nurse.

Ms. Schwalm currently serves on the board of Nanoform Finland OYi, a nanoparticle manufacturing company, Kadmon Group, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC, a multigenerational generics company and G1 Therapeutics Inc., a biotechnology clinical development company. She has held positions on numerous corporate and non-profit boards, including the Women’s Leadership Advisory Board for the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and the board of directors for the Sarah Cannon Oncology Research Institute. She currently serves as a Wharton Business School Leadership Advisor. Ms. Schwalm holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S.N. from the University of Delaware. The Caladrius Board has concluded that Ms. Schwalm should continue serving as a Director based upon her pharmaceutical industry, management and scientific training and experience.