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Neuralstem Inc (CUR.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Oldaker

75 2018 Chairman of the Board

Jim Scully

56 2018 Interim Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer

David Recker

58 2017 Chief Medical Officer

Xi Chen

2017 Director

Cristina Csimma

2017 Director

Scott Ogilvie

62 2008 Independent Director

Sandford Smith

71 2014 Independent Director

Stanley Westreich

80 2011 Independent Director

Danielle Spangler

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

William Oldaker

Mr. William Oldaker is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Oldaker is a founder and partner in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Oldaker Group LLC. Prior to founding the firm in 1993, Mr. Oldaker was a partner in the Washington office of the law firm of Manatt, Phelps and Phillips from 1987 to 1993. In 2004, Mr. Oldaker was a founder of Washington First Bank in Washington, D.C. and serves as a member of the board of directors. He previously served as a director of Century National Bank, from 1982 until its acquisition in 2001. Mr. Oldaker was appointed by President Clinton to serve as a commissioner on the National Bioethics Advisory Commission, a post he held until 2001. He is a member of the Colorado, D.C. and Iowa Bar Associations, the Bar Association for the Court of Appeals, D.C., and the Bar of the United States Supreme Court. He is also a partner in The National Group, a consulting firm. In evaluating Mr. Oldaker’s specific experience, qualifications, attributes and skills in connection with his appointment to our board, we took into account his extensive experience with managing and developing federal government regulations and expertise in the legislative process. He also was a founding member, and has served on the board of directors of a bank for almost thirty years.

Jim Scully

Mr. Jim Scully is Interim Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. He has over 20 years of pharmaceutical industry experience focusing on commercial, clinical development, and manufacturing operations. From 2017 to 2018, Mr. Scully served as Partnership Valuation Leader for GE Healthcare Partners, a leading provider of outcomes-based solutions for major health systems. Prior to that from 2015 to 2016, Mr. Scully served as Senior Director of capacity, metrics, and reporting for Astellas Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded Japanese pharmaceutical company. From 2011 to 2015, Mr. Scully served in several capacities, most recently as the Senior Director of the clinical trials services BU for Walgreen Company. Prior to 2011, Mr. Scully served in management level roles for Takeda Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded Japanese pharmaceutical company, and Abbott Laboratories pharmaceutical division. Mr. Scully holds a BS in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania – Wharton School of Business and an MBA from the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business.

David Recker

Dr. David Recker is Chief Medical Officer of the Company. Dr. David Recker is the founding manager of JJK Consulting, a group that advises on pharmaceutical development, with an emphasis on global implementation of small molecule clinical trial design as well as a therapeutic focus on cell therapy. Dr. Recker serves as the Chief Medical Officer of Vericel Corporation, where he has been responsible for clinical development, regulatory affairs, medical and scientific affairs, pharmacovigilance, statistics and data management. Previously, Dr. Recker was Senior Vice President, Clinical Sciences with Takeda's Global Research and Development division, where he implemented global clinical development strategies for several pharmacologic agents in multiple therapeutic areas. Dr. Recker completed his M.D. with distinction at the University of Michigan Medical School.

Xi Chen

Dr. Xi Chen is Director of the Company. Dr. Chen has served as the Assistant General Manager of Manufacture, Equipment, and Administration at Tianjin Kinnovata Pharmaceutical since 2014. He also served as the Deputy Director of the Marketing Department at Tianjin Pharmaceutical Holdings since 2012. Previously, Dr. Chen was the Executive Vice General Manager of Tianjin Lights Medical Device Co., and a Research Associate, Lab Manager at the University of Ottawa, and Anesthesiologist at Tianjin Union Hospital. Dr. Chen. holds a PhD in Enterprises Management, a Master’s Degree in Molecular Biology from University of Ottawa, and a Clinical Bachelor’s Degree from Tianjin Medical University.

Cristina Csimma

Scott Ogilvie

Mr. Scott V. Ogilvie is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ogilvie is currently the President of AFIN International, Inc., an international private equity and strategic advisory firm, which he founded in 2006. Prior to December 31, 2009, he was CEO of Gulf Enterprises International, Ltd, an investment and strategic advisory company with primary activities in the Middle East and North Africa. He held this position since August 2006. Mr. Ogilvie previously served as Chief Operating Officer of CIC Group, Inc., an investment manager, a position he held from 2001 to 2007. He began his career as a corporate and securities lawyer with Hill, Farrer & Burrill, and has extensive public and private corporate management and board experience in finance, real estate, and life science and technology companies. During the past 5 years, Mr. Ogilvie has served on the board of directors of Innovative Card Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:INVC), Preferred Voice, Inc., (OTCBB:PRFV), Inpsyr Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: NSPX) and Research Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB:RSSS). In evaluating Mr. Ogilvie’s specific experience, qualifications, attributes and skills in connection with his appointment to our board, we took into account his prior work in both public and private organizations regarding corporate finance, securities and compliance and international business development.

Sandford Smith

Mr. Sandford D. Smith is Independent Director of the Company. Since December 2011, Mr. Smith has served as Founder and Chairman of Global Biolink Partners. From 1996 until 2011, Mr. Smith served in various senior and executive management positions at Genzyme Corporation (Formerly NASDAQ: GENZ), including Executive Vice President and President, International Group with responsibility for the commercial activities for Genzyme’s products outside of the U.S. Prior to joining Genzyme, Mr. Smith served from 1986 to 1996 as President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Repligen Corporation, a formerly publicly traded biotechnology company. Mr. Smith previously held a number of positions with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) from 1977 to 1986, including Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Planning for the Pharmaceutical Group. Mr. Smith currently serves as a director of Cytokynetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYTK), Apricus Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: APRI) and as chairman of Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AEGR) and. Mr. Smith serves as a member of the President’s Advisory Board of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, member of the Advisory Board of Tullis Health Investors in Greenwich, and an advisor to BioNEST Partners in New York and Paris. Mr. Smith also is the founder of Smith Scholars, a medical residency program for physicians from resource-poor nations. In selecting Mr. Smith as a board member, the board took into account his history of marketing and developing of therapies targeted at rare disease or those with orphan designations as well as his general experience in the biotech industry.

Stanley Westreich

Mr. Stanley I. Westreich is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Westreich is the manager of Westreich Services, LLC, a private investment and advisory firm which he founded in 2005. Prior to founding Westreich Services, LLC, Mr. Westreich was President of Westfield Realty, Inc., a real estate development and construction company, from 1965 to 2005. From July 26, 1994 to May 2010 he served as a director of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF) and also served as a director of Capital One Bank (USA), National Association. He served as a member of the Capital One Financial Corporation Compensation Committee from March 1995 through February 2010 and was its Chairman from March 1995 through April 2005. He has also served on the Capital One Financial Corporation Finance and Trust Oversight Committee from April 2004 to May of 2010. In evaluating Mr. Westreich’s specific experience, qualifications, attributes and skills in connection with his appointment to our board, we took into account his prior experience on the board of Capital One Financial and its related committees as well as his track record at Westreich Reality, Inc.

Danielle Spangler