Samuel Jason joined Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. as Assistant Controller in 1998, became Controller in January 2000, and assumed his current role as Vice President, Finance in January 2014. He has more than 25 years of financial management experience, including four years in public accounting with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers), and other public and privately-held companies in various industries. He is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). He received his B.S. in Business Administration/Accounting from California State University.