Andrew  Cheng net worth and biography

Andrew Cheng Biography and Net Worth

Dr. Andrew Cheng joined Akero in September, 2018, as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Akero, Andrew served Gilead Sciences’ Senior Vice President from 2009-2015, then became Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, during which time, he was responsible for the clinical development for the HIV program resulting in 11 FDA/EMA approved products. His past responsibilities also included medical affairs and the creation of the development operations department (regulatory affairs, clinical operations, pharmacovigilance, project management, clinical pharmacology, and biometrics), which covered clinical development support in multiple therapeutic areas including oncology, inflammation, respiratory, cardiovascular, HIV, and liver diseases.

Andrew previously served on the board of directors of Syntimmune, Inc., which was acquired by Alexion, and in August 2019, joined the board of directors of Arbutus Biopharma Corporation. He holds a BA in biology from Johns Hopkins University, and an MD and PhD in cellular and molecular biology from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his internal medicine residency at UCLA, and was board certified in internal medicine.

What is Andrew Cheng's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Andrew Cheng is at least $7.68 million as of October 2nd, 2023. Dr. Cheng owns 460,998 shares of Akero Therapeutics stock worth more than $7,680,227 as of November 29th. This net worth estimate does not reflect any other investments that Dr. Cheng may own. Additionally, Dr. Cheng receives an annual salary of $1,220,000.00 as CEO at Akero Therapeutics. Learn More about Andrew Cheng's net worth.

How old is Andrew Cheng?

Dr. Cheng is currently 56 years old. There are 6 older executives and no younger executives at Akero Therapeutics. Learn More on Andrew Cheng's age.

What is Andrew Cheng's salary?

As the CEO of Akero Therapeutics, Inc., Dr. Cheng earns $1,220,000.00 per year. Learn More on Andrew Cheng's salary.

How do I contact Andrew Cheng?

The corporate mailing address for Dr. Cheng and other Akero Therapeutics executives is 170 HARBOR WAY, SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94080. Akero Therapeutics can also be reached via phone at (650) 487-6488 and via email at [email protected]. Learn More on Andrew Cheng's contact information.

Has Andrew Cheng been buying or selling shares of Akero Therapeutics?

Within the last three months, Andrew Cheng has sold $1,197,750.00 in shares of Akero Therapeutics stock. Most recently, Andrew Cheng sold 25,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $47.91, for a transaction totalling $1,197,750.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 460,998 shares of the company's stock, valued at $22,086,414.18. Learn More on Andrew Cheng's trading history.

Who are Akero Therapeutics' active insiders?

Akero Therapeutics' insider roster includes Kevin Bitterman (Director), Andrew Cheng (CEO), William White (CFO), Catriona Yale (Insider), and Jonathan Young (COO). Learn More on Akero Therapeutics' active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Akero Therapeutics?

During the last twelve months, Akero Therapeutics insiders bought shares 4 times. They purchased a total of 200,000 shares worth more than $8,453,700.00. During the last twelve months, insiders at the sold shares 35 times. They sold a total of 2,111,397 shares worth more than $93,640,122.93. The most recent insider tranaction occured on November, 17th when COO Jonathan Young sold 30,000 shares worth more than $440,400.00. Insiders at Akero Therapeutics own 9.7% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Akero Therapeutics.

Information on this page was last updated on 11/17/2023.

Andrew Cheng Insider Trading History at Akero Therapeutics

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
10/2/2023Sell25,000$47.91$1,197,750.00460,998View SEC Filing Icon  
9/13/2023Sell1,682$50.34$84,671.88460,998View SEC Filing Icon  
9/1/2023Sell25,000$49.77$1,244,250.00462,680View SEC Filing Icon  
7/3/2023Sell25,000$44.88$1,122,000.00447,680View SEC Filing Icon  
6/13/2023Sell1,613$55.16$88,973.08407,680View SEC Filing Icon  
6/1/2023Sell25,000$45.10$1,127,500.00409,293View SEC Filing Icon  
5/1/2023Sell25,000$45.07$1,126,750.00409,293View SEC Filing Icon  
4/3/2023Sell25,000$37.94$948,500.00369,293View SEC Filing Icon  
3/1/2023Sell25,000$46.65$1,166,250.00370,999View SEC Filing Icon  
2/1/2023Sell25,000$49.06$1,226,500.00370,999View SEC Filing Icon  
1/3/2023Sell25,000$51.27$1,281,750.00370,999View SEC Filing Icon  
12/1/2022Sell10,000$46.07$460,700.00310,148View SEC Filing Icon  
11/1/2022Sell10,000$43.42$434,200.00310,148View SEC Filing Icon  
10/3/2022Sell10,000$33.23$332,300.00310,148View SEC Filing Icon  
9/13/2022Sell60,000$27.42$1,645,200.00310,148View SEC Filing Icon  
3/1/2022Sell10,000$17.59$175,900.00View SEC Filing Icon  
2/1/2022Sell10,000$17.56$175,600.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/10/2022Sell10,000$19.55$195,500.00View SEC Filing Icon  
8/3/2021Sell17,500$20.83$364,525.00View SEC Filing Icon  
7/2/2021Sell17,500$24.78$433,650.00View SEC Filing Icon  
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Andrew Cheng Buying and Selling Activity at Akero Therapeutics

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Akero Therapeutics Company Overview

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Akero Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage company, engages in the development of transformational treatments for patients with serious metabolic diseases, including non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a disease without any approved therapies. Its lead product candidate is efruxifermin (EFX), an analog of fibroblast growth factor 21, which protects against cellular stress and regulates metabolism of lipids, carbohydrates, and proteins throughout the body. The company is also conducting a Phase 2b clinical trial to evaluate EFX in the treatment of biopsy-confirmed NASH patients. The company was formerly known as Pippin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and changed its name to Akero Therapeutics, Inc. in May 2018. Akero Therapeutics, Inc. was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, California.
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