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AquaBounty Technologies Inc (AQB.OQ)

AQB.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Capital Market

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14 Dec 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Clothier

70 2006 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Ronald Stotish

67 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

David Frank

56 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Christopher Martin

50 2015 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Alejandro Rojas

55 2014 Chief Operating Officer - AquaBounty Farms division

Jack Bobo

51 2015 Non-Executive Director

Rick Sterling

53 2013 Non-Executive Director

Richard Huber

80 2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Christine St.Clare

66 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

James Turk

60 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Clothier

Mr. Richard John Clothier serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Aquabounty Technologies Inc. Mr. Clothier has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of AquaBounty since April 2006. He also serves as the Chairman of Robinson Plc and has done so since 2004. Previously he was Chairman of Spearhead International Ltd from 2005 to 2015, and of Exosect Ltd from 2013 to 2015. Mr. Clothier retired as Group Chief Executive of PGI Group Plc, an international agricultural products producer, following 20 years with Dalgety Plc, where he was chief executive officer of the genetics firm Pig Improvement Company until 1992 and then Group Chief Executive Officer until 1997. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Natal University and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Ronald Stotish

Dr. Ronald L. Stotish, Ph.D., serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Aquabounty Technologies Inc., since May 2008. Dr Stotish joined AquaBounty in 2006 as Vice-President for Regulatory Affairs and then served as Senior Vice-President for R&D and Regulatory Affairs. Prior to joining AquaBounty, Dr Stotish was Executive Vice-President for R&D at MetaMorphix, Inc. He has served as Vice-President for Pharmaceutical R&D at Fort Dodge Animal Health and held a variety of positions at American Cyanamid. He began his career in research at Merck. Dr Stotish has degrees in biochemistry and over 40 years’ experience in the discovery, development and commercialization of new animal health products.

David Frank

Mr. David A. Frank serves as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of Aquabounty Technologies Inc. Mr. Frank was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of AquaBounty in October 2007. Previously he served as President and General Manager of TekCel LLC, a subsidiary of Magellan Biosciences, after serving as Magellan’s Chief Financial Officer since the company’s founding in 2004 and as TekCel’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Frank has over 30 years of financial management experience, including as Chief Financial Officer of SmartEnergy, an independent energy supplier, as Corporate Controller for Moldflow Corporation, and in financial roles at PerSeptive Biosystems, Inc., Lotus Development Corporation, Apollo Computer, Inc., and Honeywell International, Inc. He has a Bachelor of Science in finance and accounting from Boston College and a Masters of Business Administration from Babson College.

Christopher Martin

Mr. Christopher Martin, J.D.. serves as General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Mr. Martin has served as our General Counsel since June 2015 and as our Corporate Secretary since July 2015. Prior to joining AquaBounty, he was Assistant General Counsel at athenahealth, Inc. from 2012 to 2014 and Senior Corporate Counsel from 2008 to 2012. He also served as Corporate Counsel at LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. from 2006 to 2008 and practiced in the areas of commercial, corporate, finance, and intellectual property law with Hemenway & Barnes LLP in Boston and Cummings & Lockwood LLC in Connecticut. Mr. Martin holds a Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University and a Juris Doctor from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall).

Alejandro Rojas

Mr. Alejandro Rojas, DVM is a Chief Operating Officer - AquaBounty Farms division of Aquabounty Technologies Inc. Dr. Rojas joined AquaBounty as the Chief Operating Officer, AquaBounty Farms in February 2014. He formerly was the Production and Technical Manager for Marine Harvest from 1988 to 2000, where he was responsible for operations and the production of salmonids in Chile. He was also responsible for managing Quality Control Labs, Environmental Programs, and Fish Health Programs. Dr. Rojas has a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine and for the past 14 years has been a Technical Advisor and Consultant to numerous global aquaculture and biotech companies working with marine fish, including salmon, seabass, seabream, and barramundi. His areas of expertise include benchmarking and market studies; technical and economic analysis for M&A activities; new species development in Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa; and consulting on fish production, aquatic health, environment, and biosecurity programs to private companies and governments.

Jack Bobo

Mr. Jack Anthony Bobo serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Bobo joined the Board of Directors of AquaBounty in November 2015. He has significant expertise in the analysis and communication of global trends in biotechnology, food, and agriculture to audiences around the world and is currently Senior Vice-President and Chief Communications Officer of Intrexon Corporation, a position he has held since July 2015. He was previously at the U.S. Department of State, where he worked for 13 years, most recently as Senior Advisor for Food Policy following his position as Senior Advisor for Biotechnology. Mr. Bobo was an attorney at Crowell & Moring, LLP. He received his Juris Doctor from Indiana University School of Law and a Masters in environmental science from Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

Rick Sterling

Mr. Rick L. Sterling, CPA, serves as Non-Executive Director of AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. Mr. Sterling joined the Board of Directors of AquaBounty in September 2013. He is the Chief Financial Officer of Intrexon Corporation, a position he has held since 2007. Prior to joining Intrexon, he was with KPMG LLP, where he worked in the audit practice for over 17 years, with a client base primarily in the healthcare, technology, and manufacturing industries. Mr. Sterling’s experience includes serving clients in both the private and public sector, including significant experience with SEC filings and compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. He has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Virginia Tech and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.

Richard Huber

Mr. Richard L. Huber serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Aquabounty Technologies Inc. Mr. Huber joined the Board of Directors of AquaBounty after our public offering in 2006. Mr. Huber is the former Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Aetna, a major U.S. health insurer, and is currently an independent investor in a number of companies operating in a wide range of businesses, mainly in South America. Following a 40-year career in the financial services industry, Mr. Huber now serves as a director of Invina, SA, a non-public wine producer in Chile. Previously he served on the boards of Gafisa, the largest integrated residential housing developer in Brazil, and Antarctic Shipping, SA of Chile. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Harvard University.

Christine St.Clare

Ms. Christine Thompson St.Clare serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. Ms. St.Clare joined the Board of Directors of AquaBounty in May 2014. She retired as a partner of KPMG LLP in 2010, where she worked for a total of 35 years. While at KPMG, Ms. St.Clare worked as an Audit Partner serving publicly-held companies until 2005 when she transferred to the Advisory Practice, serving in the Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance practice until her retirement. She currently serves on the board of Fibrocell Science, Inc., a company that specializes in the development of personalized biologics, and formerly served on the board of Polymer Group, Inc., a global manufacturer of engineered materials. Ms. St.Clare has a Bachelor of Science from California State University at Long Beach and has been a licensed Certified Public Accountant in California, Texas, and Georgia.

James Turk

Mr. James Clinton Turk, Jr., serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. Mr. Turk joined the Board of Directors of AquaBounty in February 2013. Mr. Turk has served as a partner in the law firm Harrison, Turk & Huntington, P.C. since 1987, having practiced two years before that with other firms. He has previously served as a member of the board of directors for multiple companies and foundations including Intrexon Corporation, the New River Community College Education Foundation, the Virginia Student Assistance Authorities and Synchrony Inc. before it was acquired by Dresser-Rand in January, 2012. He presently serves as a member of Roanoke/New River Valley Advisory Council of SunTrust Bank, a director of the Virginia Tech Athletic Foundation and a member of the Roanoke College President’s advisory board. Mr. Turk received a Bachelor of Arts from Roanoke College and a Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Richard Clothier

77,236

Ronald Stotish

474,588

David Frank

337,531

Christopher Martin

--

Alejandro Rojas

224,965

Jack Bobo

--

Rick Sterling

--

Richard Huber

56,153

Christine St.Clare

56,153

James Turk

46,153
As Of  31 Dec 2016