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Albireo Pharma Inc (ALBO.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Chiswell

65 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

Ronald Cooper

56 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Simon Harford

58 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Jan Mattsson

54 2019 Chief Scientific Officer

Martha Carter

66 2016 Chief Regulatory Officer

Patrick Horn

64 2018 Chief Medical Officer

Pamela Stephenson

51 2019 Chief Commercial Officer

Michael Gutch

53 2016 Independent Director

Roger Jeffs

57 2017 Independent Director

Anne Klibanski

68 2018 Independent Director

Stephanie Okey

59 2018 Independent Director

Davey Scoon

72 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Chiswell

Dr. David Chiswell Ph.D. is the Independent Chairman of the Board of Albireo Pharma Inc, since the completion of the Biodel Transaction in November 2016. Dr. Chiswell has served as the Chairman of Albireo Limited's board of directors since February 2008. In 1990, Dr. Chiswell co-founded Cambridge Antibody Technology (CAT), an early innovator in the development of antibody drugs, where he was responsible for operational management from 1990 to 2002 and was Chief Executive Officer from 1996 to 2002. For his contributions to the British biotech community, Dr. Chiswell was awarded the Order of the British Empire in 2006. Dr. Chiswell earned his Ph.D. in Virology from the University of Glasgow and his B.Sc. in Microbiology from the Queen Mary College University of London. Since 2002, Dr. Chiswell has focused on the development of early stage biotechnology companies, including serving as Chief Executive Officer of Nabriva Therapeutics AG, now a publicly traded biotechnology company, from April 2009 to May 2012, and as a member of its board of directors from 2006 until August 2016. Dr. Chiswell also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Kymab Ltd., a UK-based therapeutic antibody company, from February 2015 to December 2018. Dr. Chiswell was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Avillion LLP, a drug development company, in March 2019, and as a Non-Executive Chairman of IGEM Therapeutics Ltd., an immuno-oncology company, in April 2019.

Ronald Cooper

Mr. Ronald Harold Wilfred Cooper is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Albireo Pharma Inc. Mr. Cooper served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Albireo Limited from July 2015 until November 2016 and has served as a director of Albireo Limited since September 2015. Prior to joining Albireo, Mr. Cooper worked for over 25 years in successive leadership roles at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, a global biopharmaceutical company. Most recently, at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Mr. Cooper served as President, Europe from May 2010 until November 2015; President, Northern and Central Europe from April 2009 until April 2010; and Senior Vice President and General Manager, EU Markets from January 2008 until March 2009. Previously, Mr. Cooper held multiple senior roles in the U.S. and other countries. Mr. Cooper has served on the board of directors of Genocea Biosciences, Inc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company, since June 2016. Mr. Cooper earned his Bachelor's degree in Chemistry and Business Administration from St. Francis Xavier University in Canada.

Simon Harford

Mr. Simon N.R. Harford is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of the Company. He has served as our Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since October 2018. Mr. Harford previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at PAREXEL International Corporation, a global clinical research organization, from May 2017 to October 2018. Prior to that, he served in several leadership roles at GlaxoSmithKline plc, a global healthcare company ("GSK"), including serving as Senior Vice President, Finance, Global Pharmaceuticals from March 2015 to April 2017, Senior Vice President, Finance, Europe and Emerging Markets from March 2014 to February 2015, and Senior Vice President, Finance, Emerging Markets from June 2009 to February 2014. Prior to joining GSK, Mr. Harford served as Group Vice President and Controller for Avon Products, Inc., a beauty products company. Additionally, he spent two decades with Eli Lilly and Company, a pharmaceutical company, in various international leadership roles, including as Vice President and Controller. Mr. Harford received an MBA from the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Business.

Jan Mattsson

Dr. Jan P. Mattsson Ph.D. is the Chief Scientific Officer of Albireo Pharma Inc. Dr. Mattsson has served as our Chief Scientific Officer since January 2019 and previously served as our Chief Operating Officer from November 2016 until January 2019. Dr. Mattsson is a co-founder of Albireo and has served as Chief Operating Officer of Albireo AB since February 2010, as Managing Director of Albireo AB since March 2008, as a director of Albireo AB since May 2008 and as Managing Director and a director of Elobix AB since November 2013. Previously, he served as Vice President of Operations of Albireo AB from February 2008 to February 2010, as Chief Operating Officer of Albireo Limited from February 2010 until November 2016 and as a director of Albireo Limited from February 2008 to April 2015. Prior to co-founding Albireo, Dr. Mattsson served as Associate Director at AstraZeneca. Dr. Mattsson holds a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from University of Gothenburg.

Martha Carter

Ms. Martha J. Carter is the Chief Regulatory Officer of Albireo Pharma Inc, since November 2016. Ms. Carter has served as our Chief Regulatory Officer since November 2016. She previously served as Chief Regulatory Officer and Senior Vice President of Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (a publicly held biopharmaceutical company) from February 2011 to July 2016. From January 2011 to February 2011, Ms. Carter served as Senior Vice President and Chief Regulatory Officer at Proteon Therapeutics, Inc. (a privately held biopharmaceutical company), and from September 2006 to December 2010, she served as Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance, at Proteon. From September 2002 to April 2006, Ms. Carter was Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, for Trine Pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining Trine, Ms. Carter was Vice President, Regulatory Affairs for GelTex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and served in regulatory affairs roles at Genetics Institute, ImmuLogic Pharmaceutical Corporation and Serono Laboratories. Ms. Carter holds a B.A. from Northeastern University.

Patrick Horn

Dr. Patrick T. Horn M.D. Ph.D. is the Chief Medical Officer of Albireo Pharma Inc., effective August 6, 2018. He has served as our Chief Medical Officer since August 2018. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Medical and Clinical Development at Orphan Technologies Ltd., a biopharmaceutical company, from January 2018 to July 2018. Prior to that, he served as Chief Medical Officer at Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, from January 2011 to December 2017. Prior to that, he served as Vice President, Clinical & Medical Affairs at Dyax Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, from September 2007 to December 2010. Previously, Dr. Horn served in various positions at Abbott Laboratories, a pharmaceutical company, from 2001 to 2006, most recently serving as Medical Director, Head of Clinical Pharmacology. Dr. Horn received a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Illinois, a Ph.D. in the Pharmacological and Physiological Sciences from the University of Chicago and an M.D. from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine.

Pamela Stephenson

Ms. Pamela Stephenson has been appointed as Chief Commercial Officer of the company. Effective March 25, 2019. She previously served as Vice President at Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company, from July 2008 to March 2019, where she was responsible for leading the global market access and pricing strategy for Vertex's current and future products and where she oversaw the Health Economics & Outcomes Research and the Global Pricing & Market Access teams and was a member of the Commercial Leadership Team that guides the global commercial strategy for Vertex. Previously, Ms. Stephenson served as Vice President of Cystic Fibrosis Marketing and Patient Services at Vertex, where she led the U.S. launch of Orkambi® (lumacaftor/ivacaftor). She also led the launch of Vertex's first commercial product, Incivek® (telaprevir) for Hepatitis C. The Incivek team received the Prix Galien Award for Best Pharmaceutical Product in 2012. Prior to Vertex, Pamela was with Pfizer for 10 years in roles of increasing strategic importance, and led marketing efforts for brands such as Viagra® (sildenafil citrate) and Aromasin® (exemestane). Ms. Stephenson also serves on the board of directors of Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company. She has a B.A. from Brown University and an MPH from Boston University School of Public Health.

Michael Gutch

Dr. Michael Gutch Ph.D. is an Independent Director of Albireo Pharma Inc. Dr. Gutch has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2016. He served on Albireo Limited's board of directors from October 2015 to November 2016. Since April 2017, Dr. Gutch has served as the Chief Business Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Entasis Therapeutics, a biotechnology company. From January 2014 to March 2017, he served as Executive Director of Corporate Development and Head of Equities at AstraZeneca, a global biopharmaceutical company. Dr. Gutch also served as Managing Director, Medimmune Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of AstraZeneca from September 2011 to December 2013. Dr. Gutch served as Investment Director, HIG BioVentures of the investment firm HIG Capital from February 2008 to September 2011. Dr. Gutch has previously served as a Director of numerous private biotechnology companies and nonprofit organizations. Dr. Gutch holds an MBA in Finance from Indiana University and a Ph.D. in Molecular Pathology from SUNY Stony Brook. He earned his Bachelor's degrees in Biology and Chemistry from Alfred University.

Roger Jeffs

Dr. Roger A. Jeffs Ph.D. is an Independent Director of Albireo Pharma Inc. Dr. Jeffs has served as a member of our board of directors since September 2017. He is the co-founder and co-owner of Bull City Select Investments, an investment firm focused on in-licensing and development of early-stage biotechnology assets. Previously, Dr. Jeffs served in various leadership positions for United Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused in rare diseases, including Co-Chief Executive Officer from January 2015 to June 2016, President from April 2001 to June 2016, Chief Operating Officer from April 2001 to December 2014 and member of the board of directors from June 2002 until June 2016. He also served as a Senior Advisor to United Therapeutics Corporation from June 2016 to December 2017. Prior to United Therapeutics, Dr. Jeffs held positions at Amgen Inc. and Burroughs Wellcome & Company, where he held roles in clinical development. Dr. Jeffs is a member of the board of directors of Axsome Therapeutics, Inc., where he serves as the Lead Director, Axovant Sciences Ltd., Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. He holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Duke University and Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of North Carolina.

Anne Klibanski

Dr. Anne Klibanski M.D. is the Independent Director of Albireo Pharma Inc. Dr. Klibanski has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2018. Dr. Klibanski has served as Chief Academic Officer of Partners HealthCare since March 2012, where she oversees Partners-wide academic programs in research and education. In February 2019, Dr. Klibanski was named interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Partners HealthCare. Dr. Klibanski has also served as Chief, Neuroendocrine Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital since 1989 and as the Laurie Carrol Guthart Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School since 2009. She is a leader in the field of neuroendocrine disorders and pituitary tumors. The author of over 350 papers and chapters, she has received numerous awards, including the Endocrine Society Clinical Investigator Award and the Clinical Endocrinology Trust Medal from the British Endocrine Society and has served as a member of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Board of Counselors. Dr. Klibanski holds a B.A. from Barnard College and an M.D. from New York University School of Medicine.

Stephanie Okey

Ms. Stephanie S. Okey M.S. is the Independent Director of Albireo Pharma Inc. Ms. Okey has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2018. For over 25 years, from 1987 until July 2015, Ms. Okey served in various positions of increasing responsibility in the biopharmaceutical industry, first at Genentech, Inc., followed by 19 years at Genyzme, a Sanofi company. Ms. Okey's management experience during her tenure at Genyzme included serving as Senior Vice President, Head of North America, Rare Diseases, and U.S. General Manager, Rare Diseases from August 2012 to July 2015 and as Vice President and General Manager, U.S. Genetic Diseases Business Unit from September 2011 to August 2012. Ms. Okey retired from Genzyme, a Sanofi company, in July 2015. Ms. Okey is currently a member of the board of directors of PTC Therapeutics, Inc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company. In addition, she previously served as a member of the board of directors of the California Life Sciences Association from October 2014 to January 2016. Ms. Okey holds a B.S. in Zoology from The Ohio State University and a M.S. in Immunology and Medical Microbiology from Wright State University.

Davey Scoon

Mr. Davey S. Scoon CPA is an Independent Director Albireo Pharma Inc. Mr. Scoon has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2013. Mr. Scoon's business career has included senior executive positions in Finance and Administration across a range of industries including asset management, insurance, retailing and consumer products. His board leadership positions include board chair and audit chair positions in industries including mutual funds, health insurance and life sciences. Mr. Scoon is a member of the board of trustees for Allianz Global Investors and a board member and Audit Chair of AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Previously he served as the Chairman of the audit committees of NitroMed, Inc., CardioKine, Inc. and Orthofix International N.V., and as the nonexecutive Chairman of Tufts Health Plan. In addition to his board work, Mr. Scoon is an adjunct professor teaching accounting at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Mr. Scoon is an audit committee financial expert having been a Chief Financial Officer in the manufacturing, financial services and retailing industries. He has an extensive background in risk management, has operated successfully in strictly regulated industries, has been involved in M&A activities throughout his career and has a thorough working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley. Mr. Scoon's previous corporate experience includes Chief Administrative and Financial Officer of Tom's of Maine, Inc., Chief Administrative and Financial Officer of Sunlife Financial U.S., Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Liberty Funds Group of Boston (formerly Colonial Management) and Certified Public Accountant with Price Waterhouse & Company. Mr. Scoon earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BBA in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

David Chiswell

195,084

Ronald Cooper

3,618,630

Simon Harford

--

Jan Mattsson

1,404,280

Martha Carter

1,243,480

Patrick Horn

--

Pamela Stephenson

--

Michael Gutch

185,084

Roger Jeffs

315,035

Anne Klibanski

392,848

Stephanie Okey

394,960

Davey Scoon

181,808
As Of  31 Dec 2018