Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
United States of America
Mr. Knapp joined Galena in 2015 as our Interim General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Previously, he was the Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a publicly held pharmaceutical company, where he was responsible for domestic and global legal matters, litigation, corporate governance and compliance, intellectual property and government affairs and was a director of Sucampo AG, the Swiss subsidiary of Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Prior to joining Sucampo, he was engaged in the private practice of law in the Washington, D.C. area after having served as the Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Northwestern Corporation, Washington, D.C., one of the largest publicly-owned utilities servicing the upper Midwest and northwestern United States. Mr. Knapp has more than 20 years of experience as General Counsel or Assistant General Counsel of publicly held corporations. He holds a B.A. degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana, and a J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.