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David W. Cragg

Chief Human Resources & Administration Officer

Dave has led our Human Resources department since he joined us in February 2005. Dave was promoted to SVP in 2009 and to Chief Human Resources and Administration Officer in March 2019.

Prior to joining Cytokinetics, Dave managed his own human resources consulting practice, assisting organizations with building human resources infrastructure. During his extensive HR career, Dave held HR leadership roles with a number of biotechnology and high technology companies, including eGroups Inc. (acquired by Yahoo! Inc.), Genentech, Inc., Software Publishing Corporation, West Marine, Inc., and LSI Logic Corporation.

Mr. Cragg holds a B.A. in Industrial Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Dave keeps busy in his personal time as an avid car enthusiast with several classic cars, vintage hifi equipment and canoeing. He also serves on the ALSA Golden West Chapter Board of Directors.

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