John Andy Thorson, II

Former Vice President-Finance & Business Development at Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

John Andy Thorson, II

John Andy Thorson, II

Former Vice President-Finance & Business Development at Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

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535

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2

Birthday

1963

Age

58

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Smoke Cartel, Inc.

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Former Professor at Savannah College of Art & Design, Inc.

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Independent Director at Smoke Cartel, Inc.

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Former Benefit Plan Administrator at Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

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Vice President & General Manager-Oncology Customer Support Services at Varian Medical Systems /Oncology Systems

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

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Corporate Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer at Charles River Laboratories, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at InfiMed, Inc. - New York

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John Andy Thorson, II
Former Vice President-Finance & Business Development at Varian Medical Systems, Inc.
Education

The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world. In all we do, we are driven to dig deeper, push further, and ask bigger questions—and to leverage our knowledge to enrich all human life. Our diverse and creative students and alumni drive innovation, lead international conversations, and make masterpieces. Alumni and faculty, lecturers and postdocs go on to become Nobel laureates, CEOs, university presidents, attorneys general, literary giants, and astronauts. Our overseas campus and centers expand opportunities for collaboration with universities, research institutes, and cultural organizations; meet the needs of a growing number of faculty and students for research support and other opportunities abroad; and engage alumni throughout each region.

Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford is generally ranked among the best universities in the world by academic publications. It is also one of the top fundraising institutions in the country, becoming the first school to raise more than a billion dollars in a year.

Career History
Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Business Development
2014 - 2015

Veracyte, Inc. engages in the research, development and commercialization of diagnostic products. The firm's portfolio includes Afirma, Percepta, and Envisia. It intends to treat thyroid cancer, improve lung cancer screening, and clarify the diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. The company was founded by Bonnie H. Anderson and Y. Douglas Dolginow on August 15, 2006 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, CA.

Vice President-Finance & Business Development
2001 - 2011

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. engages in the manufacture of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions. It operates through the Oncology Systems and Proton Solutions segments. The Oncology Systems segment designs, manufactures, sells, and services hardware and software products for treating cancer with conventional radiation therapy, and advanced treatments. The Proton Solutions segment delivers proton therapy, a form of external beam radiotherapy using proton beams for the treatment of cancer. The company was founded by William Hansen, Edward Ginzton, Russell Varian, and Sigurd Varian in 1948 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

Director General-the Southeast
Prior

Ciments Français SA produces and distributes cement, aggregates and ready-mixed concrete. It produces cement by using vineyard which is obtained through the process of mixing crushed limestone with loam. The company was founded on January 1, 1881 and is headquartered in Puteaux, France.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2018 - Current

Smoke Cartel, Inc. is an online retail and wholesale distributor of glass water pipes, vaporizers, bubblers, spoons, oil and dab rigs, smoking accessories, and cannabis accoutrements. The company was founded by Darby Cox and Sean Geng in 2013 and is headquartered in Savannah, GA.

Director
Prior

Pegasus Capital focuses on long-term capital investments in operating companies and real estate projects in Argentina and other Latin American companies. The firm's investment activities focus on three areas: venture capital, private equity and real estate. Their venture capital strategy seeks to invest in innovative and disruptive concepts that transcend economic cycles through the introduction of new technologies or paradigm shifts.Pegasus Capital's private equity investments focus on the following sectors: retail, consumer finance and services. The firm may also consider opportunities in other sectors. Pegasus Capital makes control or shared control investments with a focus on opportunities including consolidations, growth and regional expansion and turnaround or distressed situations that require capital for restructuring.Pegasus Capital's real estate investments focus on the office, retail, residential, industrial and hospitality segments. The firm seeks to invest in the development of new assets and the acquisition of existing properties. The Pegasus Real Estate Fund develops and acquires office, retail, residential, industrial and hospitality assets in Argentina. The Fund seeks to create both capital appreciation and cash yields, using conservative capital structures.

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Reflexion Medical, Inc. develops medical devices. Its products include marketwired resonate and influencers, news distribution, IR and PR hosted newsroom and media database. The company was founded by Akshay Nanduri and Samuel Mazin in 2009 and is headquartered in Hayward, CA.

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