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Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc (COLL.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Heffernan

54 2018 Chairman of the Board

Joseph Ciaffoni

48 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Paul Brannelly

46 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Alison Fleming

44 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Shirley Kuhlmann

35 2018 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Scott Dreyer

46 2018 Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

Richard Malamut

2019 Chief Medical Officer

Gino Santini

62 2015 Lead Independent Director

Garen Bohlin

71 2015 Independent Director

John Fallon

71 2016 Independent Director

John Freund

65 2014 Independent Director

David Hirsch

48 2012 Independent Director

Gwen Melincoff

66 2017 Independent Director

Theodore Schroeder

64 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Heffernan

Mr. Michael Thomas Heffernan is the Chairman of the Board of Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc. Mr. Heffernan has served as a member of our board of directors since October 2003 and served as our President and Chief Executive Officer from October 2003 to June 2018. Mr. Heffernan has over twenty-five years of experience in the pharmaceutical and related healthcare industries. He was previously the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Onset Therapeutics, LLC, a dermatology-focused company that developed and commercialized products for the treatment of skin-related illnesses and was responsible for the spin-off of the business from the Company to create PreCision Dermatology, Inc. which was acquired by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. Mr. Heffernan has held prior positions as Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Clinical Studies Ltd., a pharmaceutical contract research organization that was sold to PhyMatrix Corp., and as President and Chief Executive Officer of PhyMatrix. Mr. Heffernan started his career at Eli Lilly and Company, where he served in numerous sales and marketing roles. Mr. Heffernan serves on the board of directors of Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKBA) (December 2018 to present) and Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (CPH: VELO) (March 2015 to present), where he is Chairman. Mr. Heffernan previously served on the board of directors of Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a formerly public pharmaceutical company prior to its merger with Akebia, Ocata Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: OCAT), Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. (now known as Chiesi USA, Inc.) (NASDAQ: CRTX) and several privately held companies. Mr. Heffernan graduated from the University of Connecticut with a B.S. in Pharmacy in 1987 and is a Registered Pharmacist.

Joseph Ciaffoni

Mr. Joseph J. Ciaffoni is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc. Mr. Ciaffoni has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since July 2018, and prior to that, served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since May 2017. Prior to joining us, Mr. Ciaffoni served as President, U.S. Branded Pharmaceuticals of Endo International plc, a specialty pharmaceutical company, from August 2016 to December 2016. Before that, from April 2012 to August 2016, Mr. Ciaffoni held various positions of increasing responsibility at Biogen Idec, including Senior Vice President, Global Specialty Medicines Group, Senior Vice President, U.S. Commercial and Vice President, U.S. Neurology Field Operations and Marketing. Prior to joining Biogen Idec, Mr. Ciaffoni was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Shionogi Inc. and President of Shionogi Pharmaceuticals from July 2008 to October 2010. Mr. Ciaffoni also previously served as Vice President, Sales for Schering-Plough (now Merck) from May 2004 to June 2008, where he was responsible for the cholesterol franchise, and has held several commercial leadership roles at Sanofi-Synthelabo (now Sanofi) from January 2002 to April 2004 and Novartis from January 1994 to December 2001. Mr. Ciaffoni received a B.A. in Communications in 1993 and an M.B.A. in 2000, both from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Paul Brannelly

Mr. Paul Brannelly, CPA is the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc. since February 2015. Prior to joining us, Mr. Brannelly served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration, and Treasurer of Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, from June 2013 to August 2014. From August 2014 to November 2014, Mr. Brannelly served as a consultant to Karyopharm. Prior to joining Karyopharm, Mr. Brannelly served as Vice President, Finance, Treasurer and Secretary at Verastem, Inc. from August 2010 to May 2013. From January 2010 to September 2011, Mr. Brannelly held the position of Chief Financial Officer at the Longwood Fund, a venture capital firm aimed at investing in, managing and building healthcare companies, where he set up the financial and operational infrastructure following the closing of its first fund and eventually served as Chief Financial Officer of its two startup companies, Verastem and OvaScience, Inc. From November 2005 to September 2009, he served as Vice President, Finance at Sirtris Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company which GlaxoSmithKline plc purchased for $720 million in 2008. Mr. Brannelly started his biopharmaceutical career at Dyax Corporation from September 1999 to May 2002, and subsequently moved on to positions of increasing responsibility at CombinatoRx Inc. from May 2002 to November 2005, including as Vice President, Finance and Treasurer, where he led the initial public offering process. Mr. Brannelly graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a B.B.A. in Accounting in 1995.

Alison Fleming

Dr. Alison B. Fleming Ph.D., is the Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc. Prior to being our Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Fleming led our development team as our Vice President, Product Development since October 2002. Prior to joining us, Dr. Fleming's academic research focused on implantable drug delivery systems for cancer therapy. Dr. Fleming is an inventor on several U.S. patents and pending patent applications, and has authored numerous scientific publications and poster presentations in the field of novel drug delivery systems and abuse-deterrent opioid formulations. Dr. Fleming graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1997 with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and received a Ph.D. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from Cornell University in 2002.

Shirley Kuhlmann

Ms. Shirley R. Kuhlmann is an Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc. Ms. Kuhlmann has served as our Executive Vice President and General Counsel since March 2018. Prior to joining us, Ms. Kuhlmann was a corporate and securities attorney at Pepper Hamilton LLP from September 2007 until March 2018. At Pepper Hamilton, where she was made a partner effective January 2017, Ms. Kuhlmann advised private and public companies on a range of commercial and transactional matters, including financings, corporate governance and disclosure matters, and mergers and acquisitions and other business combination transactions. Ms. Kuhlmann holds a B.A. in Economics/Political Science from Columbia University in 2004 and a J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 2007.

Scott Dreyer

Mr. Scott Dreyer is Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of the company. Mr. Dreyer has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer since August 2018, and joined us in January 2018 as Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Training. Prior to joining us, Mr. Dreyer served as the Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Commercial Operations at The Medicines Company, a biopharmaceutical company, from September 2016 to December 2017; Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer – US at Biogen from June 2014 to September 2016; and Vice President, Business Development at Publicis Touchpoint Solutions, a healthcare commercialization company, from October 2013 to June 2014. Mr. Dreyer began his career in the pharmaceutical industry at Merck & Co., where he held roles of increasing responsibility from 1994 to 2013, including Vice President of Hospital and Oncology Sales from 2011 to 2012, and Vice President of Primary Care Sales from 2012 until 2013. Mr. Dreyer holds a B.S. in Biology from Messiah College in 1994.

Richard Malamut

Mr. Richard Malamut is Chief Medical Officer of the company. Most recently, Dr. Malamut served as Chief Medical Officer, Head of Research and Development and Senior Vice President for Braeburn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Prior to that, Dr. Malamut was Chief Medical Officer at Avanir Pharmaceuticals and was Senior Vice President of Global Clinical Development at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., where he was responsible for Pain, Neuropsychiatry and repurposing and reformulation of existing molecules. His experience also includes roles of increasing responsibility at Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca.

Gino Santini

Mr. Gino Santini is an Lead Independent Director of Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc. r. Santini has served as a member of our Board since July 2012 and has served as our lead independent director since May 2015. Since December 2010, Mr. Santini has been a senior advisor providing financing and business consulting services to venture capital, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Previously, Mr. Santini held various positions at Eli Lilly and Company (“Lilly”) from 1983 until his retirement from Lilly in December 2010, most recently as Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development, a position he held since 2007. Mr. Santini also served as a member of Lilly’s Executive Committee from January 2004 to his retirement and as President of U.S. Operations. He joined Lilly in 1983 as a financial planning associate in Italy. Mr. Santini currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors of AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAG) (2012 to present), and as a member of the board of directors of Allena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALNA) (February 2012 to present), Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICPT) (November 2015 to present) and Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ: HZNP) (2012 to present), as well as several privately held companies. Previously, Mr. Santini served on the board of directors of Vitae Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: VTAE) (2014 to October 2016) and Sorin S.p.A., a company traded on the Italian Stock Exchange (2012 to 2015). He graduated from the University of Bologna, Italy with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 1981 and received an M.B.A. from the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester in 1983.

Garen Bohlin

Mr. Garen G. Bohlin is an Independent Director of Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc, since January 2015. Mr. Bohlin has almost 30 years’ experience serving in executive roles at several biotechnology companies, including Constellation Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where he served as an Executive Vice President from January 2010 to his retirement in May 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Bohlin served as Chief Operating Officer at Sirtris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Sirtris”), which was acquired by GlaxoSmithKline plc. Prior to joining Sirtris, Mr. Bohlin served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Syntonix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Syntonix”), which was acquired by Biogen Idec. Prior to Syntonix, Mr. Bohlin spent 14 years in executive management at Genetics Institute, Inc. (“Genetics Institute”), which was acquired by Wyeth. Prior to Mr. Bohlin’s tenure at Genetics Institute, he was a partner at Arthur Andersen & Co., where he spent 13 years. Since his retirement, Mr. Bohlin has served on the boards of directors of several companies. Mr. Bohlin currently serves on the board of directors of Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTPH) (2010 to present), Karyopharm Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: KPTI) (2013 to present), and Proteon Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTO) (2014 to present). Previously, he served on the board of directors of Acusphere, Inc. (OTC: ACUS) (2005 to 2015) and four other publicly traded or privately held biotechnology companies. Mr. Bohlin graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.S. in Accounting and Finance in 1970.

John Fallon

Dr. John A. Fallon, M.D is an Independent Director of Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc. Dr. Fallon served as Senior Vice President and Chief Physician Executive at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (“BCBS”), a health insurance company, from 2004 through 2015. Prior to his role at BCBS, Dr. Fallon served as Chief Executive Officer for clinical affairs at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, including University Hospital of Brooklyn and the clinical faculty practice plan. His professional experience also includes the Partners Healthcare System, where he was Chairman of the physician network. Dr. Fallon was also the CEO of Charter Professional Services Corporation and the founder and CEO of North Shore Health System, a large physician-hospital organization in Massachusetts. He serves on the board of directors of Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD) (2012 to present), a medical devices company, and as a member of the boards of directors of Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ: EXAS) (2016 to present), a molecular diagnostics company, and AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAG) (2014 to present), a specialty pharmaceutical company. Dr. Fallon is Chairman of the board of directors of NEHI (Network for Excellence in Health Innovation). In the past, he also served as a member of several not-for-profit boards, including: Alliance for Healthcare Improvement, Massachusetts Health Quality Partners, Massachusetts E-Health Collaborative and Neighborhood Health Plan. He also co-chaired, with the Massachusetts Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Massachusetts Patient Centered Medical Home Initiative. Dr. Fallon practiced internal medicine for more than 20 years, fulfilled his residency at Boston City Hospital, and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He received a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross, an MBA from the University of South Florida and a Doctor of Medicine from Tufts University School of Medicine.

John Freund

Dr. John G. Freund, M.D., is an Independent Director of Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc, since February 2014. Dr. Freund founded Skyline Ventures (“Skyline”), a venture capital firm, in 1997 and has served as Managing Director at Skyline since its founding. Prior to joining Skyline, Dr. Freund served as Managing Director in the private equity group of Chancellor Capital Management, LLC. In 1995, Dr. Freund co-founded Intuitive Surgical, Inc. and served on its board of directors until 2000. From 1988 to 1994, Dr. Freund served in various positions at Acuson Corporation (“Acuson”), most recently as Executive Vice President. Prior to joining Acuson, Dr. Freund was a General Partner of Morgan Stanley Venture Partners from 1987 to 1988. From 1982 to 1988, Dr. Freund worked at Morgan Stanley & Co., where he co-founded the Healthcare Group in the Corporate Finance Department in 1983. Dr. Freund currently serves on the board of directors of Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTPH) (2012 to present) and Proteon Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTO) (2014 to present), as well as on the boards of two privately held companies, Sutro Biopharma, Inc. (2014 to present) and SI-Bone, Inc. (2013 to present). Dr. Freund also serves on the board of directors of six U.S. registered investment funds managed by The Capital Group Companies. He previously served on the board of directors of several publicly traded companies, including XenoPort, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNPT) (1999 to 2016), where he was Chairman, Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNCE) (2014 to 2015), MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAPP) (2004 to 2011), and MAKO Surgical Corp. (NASDAQ: MAKO) (2008 to 2013). Dr. Freund is a member of the Advisory Board for the Harvard Business School Healthcare Initiative. Dr. Freund graduated from Harvard College with a B.A. in History in 1975, received an M.D. from Harvard Medical School in 1980 and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1982.

David Hirsch

Dr. David Hirsch, M.D., Ph.D. is an Independent Director of Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc. Dr. Hirsch has served as a member of our Board since February 2012. Since 2007, Dr. Hirsch has served as a Founder and Managing Director at Longitude Capital Management Co., LLC (“Longitude”), a private investment firm, where he focuses on investments in biotechnology. From 2005 to 2006, Dr. Hirsch was Vice President of Pequot Capital Management (“Pequot”), where he worked in the life sciences practice. Prior to Pequot, Dr. Hirsch was an Engagement Manager in the pharmaceutical practice of McKinsey & Co. While at McKinsey & Co., he worked with many large pharmaceutical companies across a range of projects including clinical and commercial strategies, M&A evaluations, portfolio prioritization and managed care strategy. Dr. Hirsch currently serves on the board of directors of Molecular Templates, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTEM) (2017 to present) and Tricida, Inc. (NASDAQ: TCDA) (2016 to present), as well as several private company boards, including Rapid Micro Biosystems, Inc., Poseida Therapeutics, Inflazome, and Velicept Therapeutics, Inc. He previously served on the board of directors of Civitas Therapeutics, Inc., Precision Therapeutics, Inc. and Zavante Therapeutics, Inc. Dr. Hirsch graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a B.S. in Biology in 1991 and, in 2001, received an M.D. from Harvard Medical School as well as a Ph.D. in Biology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Gwen Melincoff

Ms. Gwen A. Melincoff is an Independent Director of Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc. Ms. Melincoff has over 25 years of leadership experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Ms. Melincoff is currently managing director at Gemini Advisors LLC, a biopharmaceutical consultancy (since 2014) and an advisor to Phase 1 Ventures, a startup accelerator (since 2015), Verge Genomics, a startup drug discovery company (since 2016) and Agent Capital (since 2017). From August 2014 to September 2016, she served as Vice President of Business Development at BTG International Inc., a specialist medical products company. From September 2004 to December 2013, Ms. Melincoff was Senior Vice President of Business Development at Shire Plc (acquired by Takeda). In addition, from 2010 to 2013, she led the Shire Strategic Investment Group, the venture capital arm of Shire Plc. Prior to joining Shire Plc, Ms. Melincoff held managerial and business development positions at various pharmaceutical companies, including Adolor Corporation. Ms. Melincoff currently serves on the board of Photocure ASA (PHO.OL) (2017 to present). Previously, she served as a board member or observer on the boards of Tobira Therapeutics (acquired by Allergan), DBV Technologies, AM Pharma, ArmaGen Technologies, Promethera Biosciences, Naurex Inc. (acquired by Allergan), Kamada Ltd. (NASDAQ: KMDA), and Enterome. Ms. Melincoff holds a B.S. in Biology from The George Washington University and an M.S. in Management and Health Care Administration from Pennsylvania State University. Ms. Melincoff has also attained the designation of Certified Licensing Professional (CLP™). Ms. Melincoff was named one of the “Top Women in Biotech 2013” by Fierce Biotech as well as being named to the Powerlist 100 of Corporate Venture Capital in 2012 and 2013.

Theodore Schroeder

Mr. Theodore R. Schroeder is an Independent Director of Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. Mr. Schroeder currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors of Nabriva Therapeutics, Plc. (“Nabriva”), a public biopharmaceutical company, a position he has held since July 2018. From June 2015 to July 2018 Mr. Schroeder was the President, CEO and member of the board of Zavante Therapeutics, a private biopharmaceutical company that he co-founded until its acquisition by Nabriva. Mr. Schroeder co-founded Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a formerly public pharmaceutical company, and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer, and as a member of the board of directors, from May 2004 until its acquisition in May 2014 by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, Inc. From August 2002 to February 2004, Mr. Schroeder served as Senior Vice President, North American Sales and Marketing, of Elan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a neuroscience-based pharmaceutical company, and from February 2001 to August 2002, as General Manager of the Hospital Products Business Unit. From May 1999 until its acquisition by Elan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in November 2000, Mr. Schroeder served as Senior Director of Marketing Hospital Products at Dura Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty respiratory pharmaceutical and pulmonary drug delivery company. Prior to joining Dura Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Mr. Schroeder held a number of hospital-related sales and marketing positions with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, a global pharmaceutical company. Mr. Schroeder currently serves on the board of directors of Cidara Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDTX) (2014 to present) and Otonomy Inc. (NASDAQ: OTIC) (August 2015 to present). From August 2011 until its acquisition by Horizon Pharma, Inc. in May 2015, Mr. Schroeder served on the board of directors of Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc., a formerly public company focused on treating ultra-rare diseases.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Michael Heffernan

4,694,040

Joseph Ciaffoni

3,505,300

Paul Brannelly

1,975,500

Alison Fleming

1,909,170

Shirley Kuhlmann

1,607,030

Scott Dreyer

1,976,910

Richard Malamut

--

Gino Santini

205,163

Garen Bohlin

183,163

John Fallon

178,163

John Freund

173,163

David Hirsch

177,163

Gwen Melincoff

168,163

Theodore Schroeder

170,163
As Of  31 Dec 2018