Biography

Ian Clark

Lead Independent Director
Ian Clark has served as a member of the board of directors for Guardant Health since December 2016. Mr. Clark currently serves as Guardant’s Lead Independent Director and serves on the boards of directors of Corvus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Shire Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and other privately-held companies, including Forty Seven, Inc. He is also a member of Forty Seven, Inc.’s audit committee, and he served on the board of directors and audit committee of Kite Pharma, Inc. from January 2017 to October 2017. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Genentech Inc., or Genentech, from January 2010 to December 2016. Prior to that, he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of the Roche Group, or Roche, from April 2009 to December 2009. Prior to his time at Roche, Mr. Clark held several senior management positions at Genentech from January 2003 to March 2009, including Head of Global Product Strategy, Chief Marketing Officer, Senior Vice President, General Manager of BioOncology and Executive Vice President, Commercial Operations. Before joining Genentech, Mr. Clark spent 23 years in the biopharmaceutical industry in senior roles at Novartis International AG, Ivax Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Sanofi S.A. in the United Kingdom, France and Eastern Europe. He started his career at G.D. Searle, LLC, a subsidiary of Monsanto Corporation, holding positions in sales and marketing. Mr. Clark received a B.S. degree in Biology from South Hampton University.