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Aytu BioScience Inc (AYTU.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joshua Disbrow

43 2016 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

David Green

55 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary

Jarrett Disbrow

43 2016 Chief Operating Officer

Steven Boyd

38 2019 Director

Ketan Mehta

2018 Director

Gary Cantrell

62 2016 Independent Director

Carl Dockery

54 2016 Independent Director

John Donofrio

50 2016 Independent Director

Michael Macaluso

67 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Joshua Disbrow

Mr. Joshua R. (Josh) Disbrow is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Joshua R. Disbrow has been employed by us since April 16, 2015 and a member of our Board of Directors since January 2016. Prior to the closing of the merger with Luoxis Diagnostics, Inc. and Vyrix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. that formed Aytu BioScience, Mr. Disbrow was the Chief Executive Officer of Luoxis since January 2013. Mr. Disbrow served as the Chief Operating Officer of Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Ampio”) from December 2012 until April 2015. Prior to joining Ampio, he served as the Vice President of Commercial Operations at Arbor Pharmaceuticals LLC (“Arbor”), a specialty pharmaceutical company, from May 2007 through October 2012. He joined Arbor as that company’s second full-time employee. Mr. Disbrow led the company’s commercial efforts from inception to the company’s acquisition in 2010 and growth to over $127 million in net sales in 2011. By the time Mr. Disbrow departed Arbor in late 2012, he handled the growth of the commercial organization to comprise over 150 people in sales, marketing sales training, managed care, national accounts, and other commercial functions. Mr. Disbrow has spent over 17 years in the pharmaceutical, diagnostic and medical device industries and has held positions of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing, sales management, commercial operations and commercial strategy. Prior to joining Arbor, Mr. Disbrow served as Regional Sales Manager with Cyberonics, Inc., a medical device company focused on neuromodulation therapies from June 2005 through April 2007. Prior to joining Cyberonics he was the Director of Marketing at LipoScience Inc., an in vitro diagnostics company. Mr. Disbrow holds an MBA from Wake Forest University and BS in Management from North Carolina State University.

David Green

Mr. David A. Green CPA is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary of the Company. Mr. Green has served as our Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer since December 18, 2017. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Green served as Chief Accounting Officer from May 2016 until February 2017 at Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company currently engaged in late stage clinical development. Mr. Green was a Consultant at DAG Advisors, a position he held since October 2014. From February 2012 until October 2014, he was Chief Financial Officer of Catheter Connections, a commercial-stage medical device company that was acquired by Merit Medical. Preceding Catheter Connections, Mr. Green was CFO at Specialized Health Products International, a publicly traded medical device company that was acquired by C.R. Bard. Prior to his time serving in senior financial leadership roles at commercial-stage specialty life sciences companies, Mr. Green was a Managing Director at Duff & Phelps, a global investment banking and corporate finance advisory firm for nearly a decade. Mr. Green was also a founding member of Ernst & Young's Palo Alto Center for Strategic Transactions, where he advised the firm's clients on using strategic transactions to accelerate growth. Mr. Green earned a Bachelor of Science from the State University of New York, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Rochester, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Jarrett Disbrow

Mr. Jarrett T. (Josh) Disbrow is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Jarrett Disbrow has been employed by us since April 16, 2015. Prior to the closing of the Merger, Mr. Disbrow was the Chief Executive Officer of Vyrix Pharmaceuticals from November 2013. Mr. Disbrow joined Vyrix from Eurus Pharma LLC, or Eurus Pharma, where he held the position of general manager from 2011 to 2013. Prior to joining Eurus Pharma, Mr. Disbrow was the founder, president and chief executive officer of Arbor Pharmaceuticals, Inc., or Arbor Pharmaceuticals from 2006 to 2010. Following Arbor Pharmaceuticals’ acquisition in 2010, Mr. Disbrow remained with the company as vice president of commercial development. Prior to founding Arbor Pharmaceuticals in 2006, he was head of marketing for Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2002 to 2006. Mr. Disbrow began his career with GlaxoWellcome, Inc. (now GlaxoSmithKline plc) from 1997 to 2001, where he held positions of increasing responsibility in sales and later marketing. Mr. Disbrow received a BS in business management from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. Mr. Disbrow served on our Board of Directors from April 2015 to July 2016.

Steven Boyd

Mr. Steven J. Boyd is Director of the Company. Mr. Boyd is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Armistice Capital, a healthcare equity hedge fund he has built to over $800M in assets under management since Armistice's founding in 2012. Prior to founding Armistice, Mr. Boyd was a Research Analyst at Senator Investment Group, York Capital, and SAB Capital Management, where he focused on healthcare. Mr. Boyd began his career as an Analyst at McKinsey & Company. Mr. Boyd has served as a member of the board of directors of Cerecor (CERC), an integrated biopharmaceutical company focused on pediatric healthcare, since April 2017 and EyeGate Pharmaceuticals (EYEG), a clinical-stage, specialty pharmaceutical company focused on disorders of the eye, since May 2018. Mr. Boyd received a B.S. in Economics and a B.A. in Political Science from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Ketan Mehta

Mr. Ketan Bhupatrai Mehta is Director of the company. Mr. Mehta, a pharmaceutical scientist by education, is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tris Pharma, a fully-integrated specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing advanced delivery technologies. Mr. Mehta founded Tris in 2000 and has built the company into a leading specialty pharmaceutical company with over 500 employees. Tris develops, manufactures, licenses, and commercializes both branded and generic pharmaceuticals directly and through commercial partnerships with both large and emerging pharmaceutical companies. Tris has developed many pharmaceutical technologies, including its extended-release platform LiquiXR® and holds over 150 patents in the U.S. and around the world. Before founding Tris Pharma, Mr. Mehta worked for Capsugel (formerly a division of Pfizer) in sales, marketing and business development for eight years. Prior to Capsugel, he spent approximately six years as a pharmaceutical scientist for three different large pharmaceutical companies. Mr. Mehta holds an MS degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Oklahoma.

Gary Cantrell

Mr. Gary V. Cantrell is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Gary Cantrell joined our Board of Directors in July 2016. He has 30 years of experience in the life sciences industry ranging from clinical experience as a respiratory therapist to his current consulting role with Mayne Pharma Group Limited (“Mayne”) (ASX: MYX) as Business Development Executive focused on acquiring branded prescription assets for Mayne’s U.S. Specialty Brands Division, a position he has held since July 2015. Mr. Cantrell served as CEO of Yasoo Health Inc. (“Yasoo”), a global specialty nutritional company from 2007 through June 2016, highlighted by the sale of its majority asset AquADEKs to Actavis Generics in March 2016. Previously, he was President of The Catevo Group, a U.S.-based healthcare consulting firm. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing for TEAMM Pharmaceuticals Inc., an Accentia Biopharmaceuticals company, where he led all commercial activities for a public specialty pharmaceutical business. His previous 22 years were at GlaxoSmithKline plc where he held progressively senior management positions in sales, marketing and business development. Mr. Cantrell is a graduate of Wichita State University and serves as an advisor to several emerging life science companies. He served as a director for Yasoo Health Inc., Yasoo Health Limited and Flexible Stenting Solutions, Inc., a leading developer of next generation peripheral arterial, venous, neurovascular and biliary stents, which was sold to Cordis, while a Division of Johnson & Johnson in March 2013. Mr. Cantrell served as a director of Vyrix from February 2014 to April 2015. Mr. Cantrell’s experience in consulting and executive management within the pharmaceutical industry led to the conclusion that he should serve as a director of our Company in light of our business and structure.

Carl Dockery

Mr. Carl C. Dockery is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Dockery joined our Board of Directors in April 2016. Mr. Dockery is a financial executive with 30 years of experience as an executive in the insurance and reinsurance industry and more recently in 2006 as the founder and president of a registered investment advisory firm, Alpha Advisors, LLC. Mr. Dockery’s career as an insurance executive began in 1988 as an officer and director of two related and closely held insurance companies, including serving as secretary of Crossroads Insurance Co. Ltd. of Bermuda and as vice president of Gulf Insurance Co. Ltd. of Grand Cayman. Familiar with the London reinsurance market, in the 1990s, Mr. Dockery worked at Lloyd’s and the London Underwriting Centre brokering various types of reinsurance placements. Mr. Dockery serves as a director of CytoDyn Inc. (OTCQB: CYDY), a biotechnology company. Mr. Dockery graduated from Southeastern University with a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities. Mr. Dockery’s financial expertise and experience, as well as his experience as a director of a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company, led to the conclusion that he should serve as a director of our Company in light of our business and structure.

John Donofrio

Mr. John A. Donofrio Jr. is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Donofrio joined our Board of Directors in July 2016. He is a senior finance executive with 24 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry across a broad range of areas, including consolidated financial reporting, international accounting and internal controls, financial systems development and implementation, cost accounting, inventory management, supply chain, transfer pricing, budget and forecast planning, integration of mergers and acquisitions and business development. He has served as the Chief Financial Officer and Head of Business Development at TrialCard since March of 2018. TrialCare is a technology-driven pharmaceutical services company providing patient access and support programs to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Prior to joining TrialCard, Mr. Donofrio was the Chief Financial Officer and Head of North American Business Development for Merz North America, or Merz, since August 2013. Merz is a specialty healthcare company that develops and commercializes innovative treatment solutions in aesthetics, dermatology and neurosciences in the United States and Canada. At Merz, Mr. Donofrio is accountable for financial performance, cost management, business development and strategic business planning and analysis for the finance organization in North America. Prior to joining Merz, Mr. Donofrio served as Vice President, Stiefel Global Finance, U.S. Specialty Business and Puerto Rico for Stiefel, a GlaxoSmithKline plc company from July 2009 to July 2013. In that role, Mr. Donofrio was responsible for the financial strategy, management reporting, and overall control framework for the Global Dermatology Business Unit. He was also the Senior Finance Partner accountable for the U.S. Specialty Business Units of GlaxoSmithKline plc. Mr. Donofrio served as a director of Vyrix from February 2014 to April 2015. Mr. Donofrio holds a degree in Accounting from North Carolina State University.

Michael Macaluso

Mr. Michael E. (Mike) Macaluso is Independent Director of the Company. Michael Macaluso joined our Board of Directors in April 2015. Mr. Macaluso is also the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ampio. Mr. Macaluso has been a member of Ampio’s board of directors since March 2010 and Ampio’s Chief Executive Officer since January 2012. Mr. Macaluso served in the roles of president and Chief Executive Officer of Isolagen, Inc. (AMEX: ILE) from June 2001 until September 2004. Mr. Macaluso also served on the board of directors of Isolagen from June 2001 until April 2005. From October 1998 until June 2001, Mr. Macaluso was the owner of Page International Communications, a manufacturing business. Mr. Macaluso was a founder and principal of International Printing and Publishing, a position Mr. Macaluso held from 1989 until 1997, when he sold that business to a private equity firm. Mr. Macaluso’s experience in executive management and marketing within the pharmaceutical industry, monetizing company opportunities, and corporate finance led to the conclusion that he should serve as a director of our Company in light of our business and structure.

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