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Esperion Therapeutics Inc (ESPR.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Timothy Mayleben

58 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Richard Bartram

37 2018 Chief Financial Officer

Narendra Lalwani

66 2018 Executive Vice President - Research & Development

Mark Glickman

53 2018 Chief Commercial Officer

Nicole Vitullo

61 2015 Lead Independent Director

Jeffrey Berkowitz

53 2017 Director

Roger Newton

68 2016 Director

Tracy Woody

2019 Director

Scott Braunstein

55 2016 Independent Director

Dov Goldstein

51 2008 Independent Director

Antonio Gotto

84 2014 Independent Director

Daniel Janney

53 2012 Independent Director

Mark McGovern

66 2014 Independent Director

Jay Shepard

61 2018 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Timothy Mayleben

Mr. Timothy M. Mayleben is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director at Esperion Therapeutics Inc. He has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since December 2012 and as a member of our Board since February 2010. Prior to joining Esperion, Mr. Mayleben was President, CEO and a director of Vericel Corporation (NASDAQ: VCEL) (formerly Aastrom Biosciences). Previously, Mr. Mayleben was President, Chief Operating Officer and a director of NightHawk Radiology Holdings, Inc. Prior to joining Nighthawk, he was the COO of the original Esperion, until its acquisition by Pfizer in 2004. Mr. Mayleben is an advisor to, investor in, and member of the board of directors of several life science companies, including Kaléo Pharma and Marinus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: MRNS) as well as the Wolverine Venture Fund. Mr. Mayleben previously served as a director of Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ: LOXO) prior to its acquisition by Eli Lilly. Mr. Mayleben earned an M.B.A., with distinction, from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and a B.B.A. from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business. We believe that Mr. Mayleben's experience working in the life sciences industry, including over a decade of experience as an executive officer of several life sciences companies, qualifies him to serve as a member of our Board.

Richard Bartram

Mr. Richard B. Bartram is Chief Financial Officer of the company. He has served as our Chief Financial Officer since January 2018. Previously, he served as our Vice President, Finance, from 2015, and as our Controller between February 2013 and January 2015. Prior to joining Esperion, Mr. Bartram served as Assurance Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he held various positions of increasing responsibility over almost eight years with the firm. Mr. Bartram earned both Master's and Bachelor's degrees in accounting from Michigan State University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Michigan.

Narendra Lalwani

Dr. Narendra D. Lalwani, Ph.D., FAHA, DABT is Executive Vice President - Research & Development of the Company. He was Chief Scientific Officer at Cerenis Therapeutics from 2007 to 2014 where he led R&D activities for the company. Previously, Dr. Lalwani was Vice President of Drug Safety at the original Esperion until its acquisition by Pfizer. Prior to Esperion, Dr. Lalwani held various positions of increasing responsibility in the Department of Pathology and Experimental Toxicology at Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis. Dr. Lalwani is a Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA) and a diplomat of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT). Dr. Lalwani earned a Ph.D. in Biophysics from the University of Bombay (India) and an M.B.A from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.

Mark Glickman

Mr. Mark A. Glickman is Chief Commercial Officer of the company. He has served as our Chief Commercial Officer since April 2018. Prior to joining Esperion, Mr. Glickman served as the Chief Commercial Officer at Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. from June 2016 to March 2018 where he led the commercial activities for the company. From June 2015 to February 2016, Mr. Glickman was the Chief Commercial Officer of POZEN Inc., which was combined with Tribute Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. to form Aralez Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Glickman previously served as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, a specialty biopharmaceutical company, from February 2012 to March 2015. From February 2009 to February 2012, he served as Vice President in the medical device division at Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc., a pharmaceutical and medical device company and a subsidiary of Otsuka America, Inc. Prior to Otsuka, Mr. Glickman served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Oscient Pharmaceuticals Corp., a commercial-stage pharmaceutical company, from September 2007 to September 2009. Before joining Oscient, from May 2007 to September 2007, Mr. Glickman served as Vice President of Sales at Bayer Healthcare's Diabetes Care Division. From 2001 to 2007, he held various positions at Kos Pharmaceuticals, including Director of Marketing, Regional Sales Director and Vice President of Sales. Mr. Glickman started his pharmaceutical career at Bristol-Myers Squibb where he was responsible for the marketing of cardiovascular products, including the blockbuster Plavix. Mr. Glickman holds a Master of Business Administration degree from New York University.

Nicole Vitullo

Ms. Nicole Vitullo is a Lead Independent Director of Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. She joined Domain Associates, LLC, a venture capital firm with an exclusive focus on life sciences, in 1999 and became a Partner in 2004. From 1992 to 1999, Ms. Vitullo was Senior Vice President at Rothschild Asset Management, Inc. Ms. Vitullo is a director of a number of companies including Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHN), Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRNS), Celtaxsys Inc. and Cotera, Inc. She previously served on the boards of Celator Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Jazz Pharmaceuticals), Durata Therapeutics (acquired by Actavis PLC) and VentiRx Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Celgene, Inc.). Ms. Vitullo received a B.A. and an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester. We believe Ms. Vitullo's experience working with and serving on the boards of directors of life sciences companies and her experience working in the venture capital industry qualifies her to serve as a member of our Board.

Jeffrey Berkowitz

Mr. Jeffrey Berkowitz J.D. is Director of the Esperion Therapeutics Inc. Mr. Berkowitz was appointed to our Board in December 2017. Mr. Berkowitz is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Real Endpoints. Mr. Berkowitz served as the former executive vice president of Optum, Inc., a health services platform business of UnitedHealth Group, Inc., between 2016 and 2017. From 2010 to 2015, he was executive vice president and president of Pharma and Global Market Access with Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., a global pharmacy-led, health and well-being enterprise, where he was responsible for generic and branded procurement, specialty pharmacy, and inventory management and oversaw relationships with pharmaceutical companies as well as pricing and reimbursement strategies with all payer segments. In addition, Mr. Berkowitz served as president of Walgreens Boots Alliance Development, GmbH, a joint venture between Walgreens Co. and Alliance Boots located in Switzerland; and has held a variety of senior executive positions with increasing responsibility in market access, sales and marketing with Merck and Schering-Plough as well as serving as a healthcare attorney at Proskauer, LLP. Mr. Berkowitz has served on the board of directors of Infinity Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: INFI) since 2014 and the board of directors of H. Lundbeck A/S since March 2018. Mr. Berkowitz earned his B.A. in political science from Union College in Schenectady, N.Y., and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in Brooklyn, N.Y. We believe that Mr. Berkowitz is qualified to serve as a member of our Board based on his substantial experience in global pharmaceutical development, commercialization and market access.

Roger Newton

Dr. Roger S. Newton Ph.D. is a Director of the Company. Dr. Newton has served as a member of our Board since April 2008 and is a fellow of the American Heart Association and the American College of Nutrition. Dr. Newton was previously our Executive Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer from 2012 to December 2016 and President and Chief Executive Officer from our founding in 2008 to December 2012. Prior to joining our company, he was Senior Vice President, Pfizer Global R&D from 2004 to 2008. He was a Co-founder, President and CEO of the original Esperion from July 1998 until its acquisition by Pfizer in 2004. Prior to founding the original Esperion, Dr. Newton was Chairman of the Atherosclerosis Drug Discovery Team at Warner Lambert from 1981 to 1998. Dr. Newton is a director of a number of companies including Celsee Diagnostics (previously DeNovo Biosciences, Inc.) and Juventas Therapeutics, Inc. He is also a member of the Technology Advisory Boards of Arboretum Ventures and FirstSense Medical, LLC. Dr. Newton has a Ph.D. in nutrition from the University of California, Davis, a Master of Science degree in nutritional biochemistry from the University of Connecticut, and a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Lafayette College.

Tracy Woody

Scott Braunstein

Dr. Scott N. Braunstein M.D. is an Independent Director of the Company. He became a member of our Board in June 2015. Dr. Braunstein is currently an Operating Partner at Aisling Capital, a private investment firm, and previously served as the Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development, and Chief Strategy Officer at Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCRX) from 2015 to 2018. Dr. Braunstein served as a healthcare portfolio manager at Everpoint Asset Management from 2014 through 2015. Previously, from 2002 to 2014, he worked in various positions at JP Morgan Asset Management, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), most recently as a managing director, senior portfolio manager for the JPM Global Healthcare Fund, and the JPM asset global equity analyst for the U.S. pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. Prior to that, he worked at Deutsche Bank from 2000 to 2002 as a health care equity sales specialist and as vice president of operations at Defined Healthcare from 1999 to 2000. Dr. Braunstein currently serves as director of ArTara Therapeutics, Constellation Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: CNST), Marinus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: MRNS), SiteOne Therapeutics, Trevena (NASDAQ: TRVN) and Ziopharm Oncology (NASDAQ: ZIOP). He is board certified in Internal Medicine, having completed his residency at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, and achieved the title of assistant clinical professor of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Braunstein earned his bachelor degree from Cornell University and his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University. We believe that Dr. Braunstein is qualified to serve as a member of our Board based on his broad experience in the industry in which we operate.

Dov Goldstein

Dr. Dov A. Goldstein is an independent Director of the Company. He has served as a member of our Board since April 2008. Dr. Goldstein is the former Chief Financial Officer of Schrödinger Therapeutics. From 2014 to 2017 he was a Managing Partner at Aisling Capital, a private investment firm. He previously served as a Partner of Aisling Capital from 2008 to 2014, and from 2006 to 2008, he was a Principal at Aisling Capital. From June 2014 to January 2015, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ: LOXO). From 2000 to 2005, Dr. Goldstein was Chief Financial Officer of Vicuron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. before its acquisition by Pfizer Inc. From 1998 to 2000, Dr. Goldstein was Director of Venture Analysis at HealthCare Ventures, a privately held investment fund. Dr. Goldstein is a director of ADMA Biologics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADMA). He previously served as a member of the board of directors of Cempra Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (merged with Melinta Therapeutics), Durata Therapeutics (NASDAQ: DRTX) from December 2009 until May 2013, and of Loxo Oncology (NASDAQ: LOXO) from July 2013 to October 2014. He holds a B.S. in biology from Stanford University, an M.D. from the Yale School of Medicine and an M.B.A. from the Columbia Business School.

Antonio Gotto

Dr. Antonio M. Gotto Jr. M.D. Ph.D. is an independent Director of the Esperion Therapeutics Inc. He has served as a member of our Board since January 2014. Dr. Gotto currently serves as Dean Emeritus and Provost for Medical Affairs Emeritus and as a member of the Board of Overseers of the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and is currently a consultant to Cornell University and Weill Cornell Medicine. From January 1997 to December 2011, he served as the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Provost for Medical Affairs of Cornell University. Previously, Dr. Gotto served as J.S. Abercrombie Chair of Atherosclerosis and Lipoprotein Research and Chairman and Professor of the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and Methodist Hospital. Dr. Gotto is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Gotto is also a past president of the International Atherosclerosis Society and a past president of the American Heart Association. Dr. Gotto holds a B.A. degree from Vanderbilt University, a D.Phil. degree in Biochemistry from Oxford University in England, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, and an M.D. degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Gotto was a member of the board of directors of Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. until December 2, 2016, when it merged to form Novelion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVLN). We believe that Dr. Gotto is qualified to serve as a member of our Board based on his broad industry experience and expertise in lipid disorders.

Daniel Janney

Mr. Daniel S. Janney is an independent Director of the Company. He has served as a member of our Board since November 2012. Mr. Janney is a Managing Director at Alta Partners, a life sciences venture capital firm, which he joined in 1996. Prior to joining Alta, from 1993 to 1996, he was a Vice President in Montgomery Securities' healthcare and biotechnology investment banking group, focusing on life sciences companies. Mr. Janney is a director of a number of companies including Allakos Inc. (NASDAQ: ALLK), Evolve Biosystems, Inc., Krystal Biotech (NASDAQ: KRYS), Prolacta Bioscience, Inc. and Sutro Biopharma. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from the Anderson School at the University of California, Los Angeles. We believe Mr. Janney's experience working with and serving on the boards of directors of life sciences companies and his experience working in the venture capital industry qualifies him to serve as a member of our Board.

Mark McGovern

Dr. Mark E. McGovern M.D. FACC, FACP is an Independent Director of Esperion Therapeutics Inc. He is a board-certified cardiologist with over 20 years of experience developing lipid regulating therapies, and since 2007, has served as a consultant to the pharmaceutical industry in cardiovascular and lipid regulation. Dr. McGovern spent 10 years, from 1997 to 2007, at Kos Pharmaceuticals, where he last served as Executive Vice President, Medical Affairs, and Chief Medical Officer, prior to its acquisition by Abbott Laboratories. Prior to joining Kos Pharmaceuticals, Dr. McGovern spent 11 years at Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY), from 1986 to 1997, in various capacities, including Executive Director, Heart Failure and Atherosclerosis Clinical Research. Dr. McGovern earned his Bachelor's degree summa cum laude from Princeton University and his medical degree from the University of Vermont. Dr. McGovern is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Physicians, and has published extensively on lipid management and its role in the treatment of coronary heart disease. We believe Dr. McGovern is qualified to serve as a member of our Board based on his broad experience in the industry in which we operate and his expertise in lipid regulating therapies.

Jay Shepard

Mr. Jay P. Shepard is Independent Director of the Esperion Therapeutics Inc. He was appointed to our Board in May 2018. Mr. Shepard has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Versartis, Inc. since May 2015, and previously served as Executive Chairman of the Versartis, Inc. Board of Directors from December 2013 to 2015. Versartis merged with Aravive Biologics in 2018 and Mr. Shepard continues to serve as Chief Executive Officer. From 2008 to 2015, Mr. Shepard was the Executive Partner at Sofinnova Ventures. Previously, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of NextWave Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Pfizer), President and Chief Executive Officer of Ilypsa (acquired by Amgen), interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Relypsa (Ilypsa's spin-out company, which was acquired by Galencia), and Vice President of Commercial Operations at Telik and Oncology Business Unit Head of Alza Pharmaceuticals (Alza was acquired by Johnson & Johnson). He has over 35 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and drug delivery arenas, and has participated in or led over 16 product launches by preparing markets and establishing sales and marketing operations. Mr. Shepard also serves as a board member of Aravive, Inc., the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, and the Santa Clara University Entrepreneurial School. Mr. Shepard holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of Arizona. We believe that Mr. Shepard is qualified to serve as a member of our Board based on his substantial experience supporting the launch and commercialization of biopharmaceutical products.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Timothy Mayleben

9,724,840

Richard Bartram

2,539,920

Narendra Lalwani

2,345,320

Mark Glickman

9,014,660

Nicole Vitullo

311,662

Jeffrey Berkowitz

1,406,680

Roger Newton

274,386

Tracy Woody

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Scott Braunstein

305,631

Dov Goldstein

291,049

Antonio Gotto

290,843

Daniel Janney

270,580

Mark McGovern

287,353

Jay Shepard

477,341
As Of  31 Dec 2018