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Codexis Inc (CDXS.OQ)

CDXS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bernard Kelley

77 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

John Nicols

55 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gordon Sangster

66 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Laurie Heilmann

2019 Senior Vice President of Business Development and Marketing

Thomas Baruch

80 2016 Independent Director

Pam Cheng

48 2014 Independent Director

Byron Dorgan

76 2011 Independent Director

Kathleen Glaub

65 2014 Independent Director

David Smith

59 2016 Independent Director

Dennis Wolf

66 2007 Independent Director

Patrick Yang

71 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Bernard Kelley

Mr. Bernard J. Kelley serves as an Independent Chairman of the Board of the Board of the Company effective November 29, 2016. He was Independent Director of Codexis, Inc., since April 2004. From 1993 to 2002, Prior to joining the Codexis Board, Mr. Kelley was President of the Merck Manufacturing Division where he was responsible for chemical, pharmaceutical and biological manufacturing and directed the activities of corporate engineering and global procurement. He also served as a member of the Merck Management Committee through his retirement in 2003. Mr. Kelley previously served as a Director of MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on developing inhalation-based therapies, as well as a Director of Aegis Analytical Corporation, an enterprise software company. He holds a B.S. in engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy.

John Nicols

Mr. John J. Nicols serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Codexis, Inc. Mr. Nicols brings to our board of directors his knowledge of Codexis as its President and Chief Executive Officer and his extensive prior management experience in the chemicals industry. Prior to that time, Mr. Nicols served in various capacities at Albemarle Corporation, a public company focused on the development, manufacture and marketing of highly engineered specialty chemicals, since he joined that company in 1990. Mr. Nicols most recently served as its Senior Vice President, Strategic Development and Catalysts, from March 2012 to June 2012. Mr. Nicols previously served as its Vice President, Catalysts from January 2007 to February 2012, its Vice President, Fine Chemistry from June 2002 to December 2006, its Division Vice President, Global Flame Retardants business from February 1999 through June 2002 and its Asia Pacific Business Director for the Bromine Chemicals business, based in Tokyo, Japan, from 1995 to 1998. Prior to his time with Albemarle Corporation, Mr. Nicols worked for three years in manufacturing and research and development for Hercules, Inc. Mr. Nicols has served on the board of directors of California Life Sciences Association (formerly BayBio), a non-profit organization, since January 2014. In addition, Mr. Nicols has served on the board of directors of Solve ME/CFS Initiative, a non-profit organization, since January 2015, and currently serves as chairperson and on the executive and nominating committees of that organization. Mr. Nicols received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University and an M.B.A. from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Gordon Sangster

Mr. Gordon T. Sangster is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company, effective August 18, 2014. Mr. Sangster served as Chief Financial Officer of Nitinol Devices & Components, a private medical device manufacturer, from October 2011 until July 2014. Prior to that role, Mr. Sangster was Chief Financial Officer of ITC Nexus-Dx, a private medical device company that focused on point-of-care diagnostics, from October 2010 to July 2011. From November 2007 to October 2010, Mr. Sangster was Chief Financial Officer of Micrus Endovascular, a publicly traded medical device company that was acquired by Johnson & Johnson. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Sangster was also Chief Financial Officer of HemoSense, Inc., a publicly traded medical device company that was acquired by Alere. Prior to that role, Mr. Sangster was Chief Financial Officer of AP Pharma, a publicly traded biotechnology company, from 2000 to 2006. Prior to his Chief Financial Officer roles, Mr. Sangster held roles of increasing responsibility in finance at AP Pharma, Raychem, and CooperVision. Mr. Sangster is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Laurie Heilmann

Ms. Laurie Heilmann is Senior Vice President of Business Development and Marketing of the Company. Heilmann most recently was President of Global Life Sciences and Diagnostics at Crown Bioscience, following that firm's acquisition in early 2018. She created and implemented business development strategies to grow the firm's artificial intelligence data platform, and biomarker diagnostics products and services businesses. Prior to the acquisition, Heilmann served as Chief Business Officer and as Senior Vice President, Global Strategy, Business Development and Marketing at Crown Bioscience. She was instrumental in transforming the global sales and marketing team, driving revenue growth and enhancing the company's global brand recognition. Prior positions include serving as Executive Director, Healthcare Practice at Strong-Bridge Consulting, Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development for Image Metrix-American College of Radiology, and Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Ockham Development Group. Earlier in her career, she served for 25 years in various sales, sales management and business development roles all focused on innovative technology in the life sciences industry.

Thomas Baruch

Mr. Thomas R. Baruch serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Baruch brings to our board of directors knowledge of the biotechnology and clean technology industries as well as public company governance experience. Since November 2010, Mr. Baruch has served as president and managing general partner of Baruch Future Ventures, LLC, a venture capital fund that he founded, and since April 2013, Mr. Baruch has served as partner of Formation 8, a venture capital Mr. Baruch is also the founder and partner emeritus of CMEA Capital, a venture capital firm that was established in 1989 as an affiliated fund of New Enterprise Associates. Mr. Baruch served as managing partner of CMEA Capital from 1989 to October 2010. Mr. Baruch currently serves as a director for various clean technology companies, including as a member of the board of directors of Calysta, Inc., a developer of synthetic protein for application in feeding fish raised on commercial aquafarms, Urban Electric Power, a developer of rechargeable battery systems, and Heliotrope Technologies, Inc., a developer of dynamic glass for architectural applications in commercial industrial buildings. In addition, Mr. Baruch is currently on the board of directors of TeselaGen Biotechnology, a private biotechnology company; LaunchPad Central, a developer and seller of software for early stage investors and entrepreneurs; and That Man May See Foundation, a charitable foundation which supports the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco. Before starting CMEA, Mr. Baruch was a founder and Chief Executive Officer of Microwave Technology, Inc., a supplier of gallium arsenide integrated circuits. Prior to his employment with Microwave Technology, Inc., Mr. Baruch managed a dedicated venture fund at Exxon Corp, and was president of the Exxon Materials Division. Earlier in his career, r. Baruch holds a B.S. in engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a J.D. from Capital University.

Pam Cheng

Ms. Pam P. Cheng is appointed as Independent Director of the Company., effective October 30, 2014. Ms. Cheng brings to our board of directors experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing and conducting business in Asia, as well as senior management and financial operations experience. Ms. Cheng has served as the Executive Vice President, Operations and IT for AstraZeneca plc, a publicly-traded multinational pharmaceutical and biologics company, since June 2015. Previously, Ms. Cheng was a 17-year veteran of Merck and most recently served as President of MSD China, Merck’s subsidiary in China. Prior to serving as President of MSD China, Ms. Cheng served as Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain Management for Merck in New Jersey, with overall end-to-end supply chain oversight for its human health, vaccines, and consumer care businesses globally. Before Merck, Ms. Cheng held operational roles at GAF Chemicals and UOP/Union Carbide. Ms. Cheng received an M.B.A. in Marketing from Pace University in New York and her Bachelor and Masters of Chemical Engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey. She has also earned Six Sigma Executive Belt Certification.

Byron Dorgan

Mr. Byron L. Dorgan serves as an Independent Director of Codexis, Inc. since February 2011. Mr. Dorgan brings to our board of directors experience in economic issues, policy making, health care and government affairs. Mr. Dorgan represented the State of North Dakota in the United States Senate from 1992 to January 2011, when he retired. Prior to serving in the United States Senate, Mr. Dorgan served in the United States House of Representatives from 1981 to 1992. During his time in the United States Senate, Mr. Dorgan served in the United States Senate Leadership, first as Assistant Democratic Floor Leader and then as Chairman of the Democratic Policy Committee. He also served as the Chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs and was the senior Senator on the Appropriations, Energy and Commerce Committees. Prior to being elected to the United States House of Representatives, Mr. Dorgan served as North Dakota State Tax Commissioner from 1969 until 1980. Mr. Dorgan is a New York Times bestselling author of four books, including Take this Job and Ship It: How Corporate Greed and Brain-Dead Politics Are Selling Out America, Reckless! How Debt, Deregulation and Dark Money Nearly Bankrupted America, Blowout and Gridlock. Mr. Dorgan is chair of a Non-Profit Board, The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY), working with Native American youth living on Indian Reservations in the U.S. Mr. Dorgan holds a B.S. from the University of North Dakota and an M.B.A. from the University of Denver.

Kathleen Glaub

Ms. Kathleen Sereda Glaub has been appointed as Independent Director of Codexis, Inc. Ms. Glaub brings to our board of directors experience in company-building and business strategy at drug development and technology companies. Ms. Glaub currently serves as Executive Chair of CuraSen Therapeutics, Inc. and also serves as a member of the board of directors of Escient Pharmaceutical and IO Biotechnology and advisory board member to Bailard Healthcare Fund. From August 2014 until its acquisition by Merck in July 2016, Ms. Glaub served as Chief Executive Officer of Afferent Pharmaceuticals, which was a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing treatments for respiratory and urologic disorders and chronic pain. Ms. Glaub also served on the board of directors of Afferent from 2013 through 2016. Previously, from November 2001 to May 2013, Ms. Glaub served as President of Plexxikon Inc., a biopharmaceutical company that was acquired by Daiichi Sankyo in 2011. Prior to Plexxikon, Ms. Glaub served as Chief Financial Officer for Cell Genesys, Inc., a biotechnology company. Prior to Cell Genesys, Ms. Glaub served as the Treasurer of Genentech, Inc., a biotechnology company (“Genentech”), and held various financial and treasury roles at Intel Corporation. Ms. Glaub received her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and her M.B.A. from Northwestern University.

David Smith

Mr. David V. Smith is Independent Director of the Company since March 2016. Mr. Smith brings to our board of directors extensive experience in financial management, corporate finance and corporate governance. Mr. Smith serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Five Prime Therapeutics, a publicly traded company focused on discovering and developing novel immuno-oncology protein therapeutics. Previously, Mr. Smith served as Chief Operating Officer of IntegenX, a privately held company focused on rapid DNA identification technology, until its acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific in March 2018. Prior to IntegenX, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Thoratec Corporation, a publicly-traded company focused on the development of advanced therapy options for the treatment of heart disease, from December 2006 until July 2011. Prior to joining Thoratec in 2006, Mr. Smith served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Chiron Corporation, which he joined in 1999, and where he held a number of positions of increasing responsibility, including Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer and Controller, and Vice President of Finance. Mr. Smith served as the Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Anergen Incorporated from 1997 to 1999. From 1988 to 1997, Mr. Smith served in various financial management positions with Genentech, Inc., both in the United States and Europe. He previously held finance positions at Syntex Corporation and IBM Corporation. Mr. Smith previously served as chair of the Audit Committee and a Director of OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a publicly-traded biopharmaceutical company, and of Perlegen Sciences, Inc. He holds a B.A. in Economics and History from Willamette University and an M.B.A. specializing in finance from Golden Gate University.

Dennis Wolf

Mr. Dennis P. Wolf serves as an Independent Director of Codexis, Inc since December 2007. Mr. Wolf brings to our board of directors extensive experience in financial management, corporate finance and public company corporate governance. Mr. Wolf served as Chief Financial Officer of DataStax, Inc., a private software company, from November 2013 to February 2017. Previously, Mr. Wolf served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Fusion-io Multisystems, a computer hardware and software company, from November 2009 to October 2013. Prior to Fusion-io, Mr. Wolf served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MySQL AB. Mr. Wolf has also held financial management positions for public high technology companies including Apple Computer, Inc., Centigram Communications, Inc., Credence Systems Corporation, Omnicell, Inc., Redback Networks Inc. and Sun Microsystems, Inc. Mr. Wolf has been a director and chair of the audit committee for other public companies including Quantum Corporation, Avanex Corporation, Bigband Networks, Komag, Inc., Registry Magic, Inc. and Vitria Technology, Inc., and served as a director of Exponential Interactive, Inc. He holds a B.A. from the University of Colorado and an M.B.A. from the University of Denver.

Patrick Yang

Dr. Patrick Y. Yang is Independent Director of the Codexis, Inc. Dr. Yang brings to our board of directors significant experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing and process development. From September 2017 to January 2019, Dr. Yang served as Executive Vice President of Juno Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative cellular immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer. From January 2010 to March 2013, Dr. Yang served as Head of Global Technical Operations for F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., where he was responsible for the company’s pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturing operations, process development, quality, regulatory, supply management and distribution functions. From December 2003 to December 2009, Dr. Yang worked for Genentech, where he most recently served as Executive Vice President of Product Operations, and was responsible for Genentech’s manufacturing, process development, quality, regulatory affairs and distribution functions. Prior to joining Genentech, Dr. Yang worked for Merck, where he held several leadership roles including Vice President of Asia/Pacific Manufacturing Operations and Vice President of Supply Chain Management. He also previously worked at General Electric Co. and Life Systems, Inc. Dr. Yang currently serves on the board of directors of Tesoro Corporation, a public independent petroleum refining and marketing company, PharmaEssentia Corporation (Taiwan), a public clinical-stage biotechnology company, Amyris, Inc., a public synthetic biology/biotechnology company, and Taiwania Capital Management Company in Taiwan. Dr. Yang earned a B.S. in Engineering from the National Chiaotung University in Taiwan, a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a Ph.D. in engineering from the Ohio State University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Bernard Kelley

204,995

John Nicols

3,438,810

Gordon Sangster

1,398,940

Laurie Heilmann

--

Thomas Baruch

154,995

Pam Cheng

169,995

Byron Dorgan

184,995

Kathleen Glaub

164,995

David Smith

164,995

Dennis Wolf

154,995

Patrick Yang

159,995
As Of  31 Dec 2018