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Horizon Pharma PLC (HZNP.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Timothy Walbert

51 2010 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Paul Hoelscher

53 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Irina Konstantinovsky

48 2017 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Barry Moze

64 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Shao-Lee Lin

51 2018 Executive Vice President, Head of Research and Development, Chief Scientific Officer

Brian Beeler

45 2015 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Robert Carey

59 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Business Officer

Michael DesJardin

60 2017 Executive Vice President - Technical Operations

George Hampton

48 2016 Executive Vice President - Primary Care Business Unit

Vikram Karnani

43 2018 Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

Jeffrey Sherman

63 2018 Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

Eric Mosbrooker

52 2017 Senior Vice President, Orphan Business Unit

David Kelly

56 2016 Company Secretary

Michael Grey

65 2012 Lead Independent Director

William Daniel

66 2014 Independent Director

Jeffrey Himawan

53 2007 Independent Director

Ronald Pauli

57 2011 Independent Director

Gino Santini

61 2012 Independent Director

James Shannon

61 2017 Independent Director

H. Thomas Watkins

65 2014 Independent Director

Pascale Witz

51 2017 Independent Director

Tina Ventura

2016 Senior Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Timothy Walbert

Mr. Timothy P. Walbert is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. From May 2007 to June 2009, Mr. Walbert served as president, chief executive officer and director of IDM Pharma, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company that was acquired by Takeda America Holdings, Inc. in June 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Walbert served as executive vice president, commercial operations of NeoPharm, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company. From June 2001 to August 2005, Mr. Walbert served as divisional vice president and general manager of immunology, where he built and led the global development and launch of the multi-indication biologic HUMIRA and divisional vice president, global cardiovascular strategy at Abbott, now AbbVie. Mr. Walbert also serves as chairman of the board of directors of Egalet Corporation, a public pharmaceutical company. Mr. Walbert sits on the board of directors of the Illinois Biotechnology Innovation Organization (iBIO), the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), World Business Chicago (WBC) and the Greater Chicago Arthritis Foundation. Mr. Walbert is also a member of the Illinois Innovation Council. Mr. Walbert previously served on the board of directors of Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (Raptor), a public biopharmaceutical company, from 2010 to 2014; XOMA Corporation, a public biotechnology company, from 2010 to 2017; and Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company, from March 2016 to February 2018. Mr. Walbert received his bachelor of arts degree in business from Muhlenberg College, in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Paul Hoelscher

Mr. Paul W. Hoelscher is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Hoelscher has served as our executive vice president, chief financial officer since October 2014. Previously, Mr. Hoelscher was our executive vice president, finance from June 2014 through September 2014. Prior to joining Horizon Pharma, Mr. Hoelscher served as senior vice president, finance-treasury and corporate development of OfficeMax, Inc., from August 2013 to May 2014, and as vice president, finance-treasury and corporate development of OfficeMax from August 2012 to July 2013. From May 2011 to May 2012, Mr. Hoelscher served as vice president, finance integration of Alberto Culver Company, a beauty care company which was acquired by Unilever in 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Hoelscher served as vice president, international finance and treasurer from 2010 to May 2011 and vice president, corporate controller from 2004 to 2010. Mr. Hoelscher also served in various positions in the audit practice at KPMG LLP from 1986 to 1993 and currently serves as chair of the board of trustees of the Illinois Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Mr. Hoelscher received his bachelor of science degree in accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a certified public accountant.

Irina Konstantinovsky

Ms. Irina P. Konstantinovsky is Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Ms. Konstantinovsky has served as our executive vice president, chief human resources officer since September 2017. Prior to Horizon Pharma, from August 2012 to September 2017, she was vice president of global talent at Baxter International Inc., a healthcare products company, where she led a team of talent professionals worldwide and oversaw organizational effectiveness, leadership development, inclusion and diversity and talent acquisition. She and her team were responsible for talent management strategies, programs and systems for more than 50,000 employees worldwide. Prior to Baxter, Ms. Konstantinovsky spent 15 years in senior partner and director roles at Towers Watson (currently Willis Towers Watson), a global human resources consulting firm serving Fortune 1000 companies. While in these roles, she served as the interim chief human resource officer at Capital BlueCross for two years. Ms. Konstantinovsky has a bachelor of arts in education from the University of Buenos Aires and master’s degrees in higher education and industrial and labor relations from Cornell University. In addition, she serves on the board of the Human Resource Management Association of Chicago.

Barry Moze

Mr. Barry J. Moze is Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer of the Company. Mr. Moze has served as our executive vice president, chief administrative officer since February 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Moze was our executive vice president, chief operating officer from February 2016 to January 2017 and was our executive vice president, corporate development from May 2014 to January 2016. Prior to joining Horizon Pharma, Mr. Moze spent more than 28 years as a partner of Crystal Clear Communications, a consulting firm focused on the development and execution of corporate strategies. Prior to Crystal Clear, Mr. Moze was a founder and president of Review Services and Asset Management Group, a licensed investment advisory firm.

Shao-Lee Lin

Dr. Shao-Lee Lin, M.D., Ph.D. is Executive Vice President, Head of Research and Development, Chief Scientific Officer of the Company. Prior to Horizon Pharma, Dr. Lin was a corporate officer and vice president, therapeutic areas, development excellence and international development at AbbVie, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, from March 2015 to December 2017. In that role, she led immunology, virology, neuroscience and general medicine, across on-market and pipeline compounds as well as international development across all therapeutic areas. Prior to AbbVie, Dr. Lin was vice president, inflammation and respiratory development at Gilead Sciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, from July 2012 to February 2015. She also held leadership positions in immunology and other therapeutic areas while at Amgen Inc., a biotechnology company. Dr. Lin received her medical degree and doctorate at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed fellowships and post-doctoral work in rheumatology, allergy and immunology at the University of California San Diego and The Scripps Clinic and Research Institute. She has a bachelor of science in biochemistry and chemical engineering from Rice University. Dr. Lin is currently adjunct faculty at Northwestern University. She has previously been on the faculty of Rockefeller University as a Clinical Scholar and also served as adjunct faculty at Cornell, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and Stanford medical schools.

Brian Beeler

Mr. Brian K. Beeler is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. Mr. Beeler has served as our executive vice president, general counsel since May 2015. Mr. Beeler previously served as our senior vice president, legal and chief compliance officer from January 2015 until May 2015 and as our associate general counsel and chief compliance officer from January 2013 until January 2015. Prior to joining Horizon Pharma, Mr. Beeler served as associate general counsel for Fenwal, Inc., a global blood technology company, from December 2008 until December 2012. Before that, Mr. Beeler was senior counsel, business development, commercial and research and development at TAP Pharmaceuticals and Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America and also previously served as chief compliance officer at Schwartz Pharma. Mr. Beeler received a bachelor’s degree in history from Purdue University, a master’s degree in business administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a JD from the Indiana University School of Law.

Robert Carey

Mr. Robert F. Carey is Executive Vice President, Chief Business Officer of the Company. Mr. Carey has served as our executive vice president, chief business officer since March 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Carey spent more than 11 years as managing director and head of the life sciences investment banking group at JMP Securities LLC, a full-service investment bank. Prior to JMP, Mr. Carey was a managing director in the healthcare groups at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and Vector Securities. Mr. Carey also has held roles at Shearson Lehman Hutton and Ernst & Whinney. Mr. Carey serves on the board of directors of Argos Therapeutics Inc. and Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc., each a public pharmaceutical company. Mr. Carey received his bachelor of science degree in accounting from the University of Notre Dame.

Michael DesJardin

Mr. Michael A. DesJardin is Executive Vice President - Technical Operations of the Company,since February 2017. Mr. DesJardin has served as our executive vice president, technical operations since February 2017. Mr. DesJardin previously served as our senior vice president, technical operations from October 2016 to November 2016 and as our senior vice president, life cycle management from December 2016 to January 2017. Mr. DesJardin joined Horizon Pharma from Raptor in October 2016 as part of the Raptor acquisition. While at Raptor, Mr. DesJardin was the senior vice president of technical operations from April 2015 to October 2016. Prior to that, Mr. DesJardin served as senior vice president of product development at Jazz Pharmaceuticals Public Limited Company (formerly Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.) (Jazz) from July 2004 to March 2015. Mr. DesJardin spent nine years as an executive director and engineering fellow at ALZA Corporation and spent 15 years at the Dow Chemical Company working in pharmaceutical and agricultural chemical development for Marion Merrill Dow. Mr. DesJardin has over 35 years of experience in pharmaceutical development. Mr. DesJardin received a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and is a registered professional engineer in the State of California.

George Hampton

Mr. George P. Hampton is Executive Vice President - Primary Care Business Unit of the Company, since October 2016. Mr. Hampton has served as our executive vice president, primary care business unit since October 2016. Previously, Mr. Hampton served as our executive vice president, orphan and primary care business units and international operations from February 2016 to October 2016, as our executive vice president, orphan business unit and international operations from August 2015 to February 2016 and as our group vice president, international operations from April 2015 to August 2015. Prior to joining Horizon Pharma as a full time employee, Mr. Hampton served as a consultant to the Company since 2008. From 2009 until February 2015, Mr. Hampton served as president and chief executive officer of Global Village Concerns, a privately held technology company. Mr. Hampton has more than 20 years of experience as an executive in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries on both a national and international scale including specific expertise in the autoimmune, primary care, orthopedic, diabetes, anti-infectives and cardiovascular areas. Mr. Hampton holds a bachelor of science degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Vikram Karnani

Mr. Vikram Karnani is Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. Mr. Karnani has served as our executive vice president, chief commercial officer since March 2018. Prior to that, he served as our senior vice president, rheumatology business unit from February 2017 to March 2018, and before that, from July 2014 until February 2017, he served as our general manager, specialty business unit. Prior to joining Horizon Pharma, Mr. Karnani was with Fresenius Kabi, a global health care company, where he served as vice president of the therapeutics and cell therapy business, from October 2011 to July 2014. Mr. Karnani also held various positions in business development, corporate strategy and strategic marketing within Fenwal Inc., a global blood technology company that was acquired by Fresenius Kabi, from November 2008 to October 2011. Mr. Karnani brings nearly 16 years of cross-functional expertise across a multitude of industries, including medical devices, management consulting, semiconductors and cellular telecommunications. Mr. Karnani has a master’s degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Case Western Reserve University and a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from University of Bombay, India.

Jeffrey Sherman

Dr. Jeffrey W. Sherman, M.D., FACP. is Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer of the Company. Dr. Sherman has served as our executive vice president, chief medical officer since January 2018. From September 2014 to January 2018, Dr. Sherman served as our executive vice president, research and development and chief medical officer. From June 2011 until September 2014, Dr. Sherman served as our executive vice president, development, manufacturing, regulatory affairs and chief medical officer and from June 2009 until June 2011, Dr. Sherman served as our executive vice president, development and regulatory affairs and chief medical officer. From June 2009 to June 2010, Dr. Sherman served as president and board member of the Drug Information Association, a nonprofit professional association of members who work in government regulatory, academia, patient advocacy and the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. Prior to June 2009, Dr. Sherman held other management roles at IDM Pharma, Inc., Takeda Global Research & Development, NeoPharm, Inc. and G.D. Searle, LLC/Pharmacia. He also serves on the board of Strongbridge Biopharma plc, a public biopharmaceutical company and the Board of Advisors of the Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and informing the public, patients, medical/research communities, the media and policy makers about clinical research and the role each party plays in the process. Dr. Sherman is an adjunct assistant professor of Medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and is a member of a number of professional societies as well as a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Sherman received his M.D. from the Rosalind Franklin University/Chicago Medical School.

Eric Mosbrooker

Mr. Eric B. Mosbrooker is Senior Vice President, Orphan Business Unit of the Company. Mr. Mosbrooker has served as senior vice president, orphan business unit since August 2017. Prior to that he was our group vice president and general manager, Americas and Asia Pacific, orphan business unit, from October 2016 to August 2017. Mr. Mosbrooker joined Horizon Pharma in October 2016 as part of the acquisition of Raptor. He has 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry, with the majority of his tenure focused on launching and commercializing treatments for rare diseases. Prior to joining Horizon Pharma, he was at Raptor from November 2012, where he served in various commercial management positions and led the U.S. launch of PROCYSBI. At the time of the Raptor acquisition, he was senior vice president, Americas and Asia Pacific at Raptor. Prior to Raptor, Mr. Mosbrooker served as the lead for commercial operations and market access at Enobia Pharma, Inc., a pharmaceutical company. He also served in increasing leadership roles for commercial operations at Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Jazz Pharmaceuticals Inc., Chiron Corporation and Millennium Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Mosbrooker also has extensive experience in management, healthcare and technology consulting through positions at IBM,

David Kelly

Mr. David G. Kelly is Company Secretary of the Company. He has served as our company secretary since November 2014 and as our executive vice president, managing director, Ireland, since September 2014. Prior to joining Horizon, Mr. Kelly served as chief financial officer of the Vidara Therapeutics Group from February 2012 to September 2014, and was previously chief financial officer of AGI Therapeutics plc, a publicly-listed Irish pharmaceutical company, from May 2005 to January 2012. Mr. Kelly also served as senior vice president, finance and planning of Warner Chilcott plc (formerly Galen Holdings plc), a fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical company based in Northern Ireland. In addition, Mr. Kelly held roles at Elan Corporation and KPMG LLP. Mr. Kelly holds a B.A. in economics from Trinity College, Dublin and is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (ACA).

Michael Grey

Mr. Michael G. Grey is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Grey has served as executive chairman of Amplyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Amplyx), a private pharmaceutical company, since January 2017; Reneo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Reneo), a private pharmaceutical company, since December 2017; and Spruce Biosciences, Inc., a private biotechnology company, since April 2017. He has also served as a venture partner at Pappas Ventures since January 2010. Mr. Grey served from October 2015 to January 2017 as the president and chief executive officer of Amplyx, and from September 2014 to December 2017 as chairman and chief executive officer of Reneo. From February 2011 to June 2014, Mr. Grey served as president and chief executive officer of Lumena Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company, which was acquired by Shire plc in June 2014. Mr. Grey has 40 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and has held senior positions at a number of companies, including president and chief executive officer of SGX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (sold to Eli Lilly and Company in 2008), president and chief executive officer of Trega Biosciences, Inc. (sold to LION Bioscience, Inc. in 2001) and president of BioChem Therapeutic Inc. Prior to these, Mr. Grey served in various roles with Glaxo, Inc. and Glaxo Holdings PLC, culminating in his position as vice president, corporate development and director of international licensing. Mr. Grey also serves on the boards of directors of BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. and Mirati Therapeutics Inc., both public biotechnology companies and Biothera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a private biotechnology company. Mr. Grey received a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom.

William Daniel

Mr. William Francis Daniel is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Daniel, a chartered director and chartered accountant, is currently a member of the board of directors of Malin Corporation plc, an Irish-based public global life sciences company. Mr. Daniel was president of the Institute of Directors of Ireland from May 2013 to May 2015, and was originally elected to the board of the Institute of Directors in Ireland in June 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Daniel was executive vice president and company secretary of Elan Corporation plc, a public biotechnology company, and served in that role from December 2001 to December 2013, until the merger of Elan with Perrigo Company plc. He was previously an executive director of Elan between 2003 and 2007, having joined the organization as financial controller in 1994. Mr. Daniel graduated with a degree in commerce from the University College Dublin.

Jeffrey Himawan

Dr. Jeffrey Himawan, Ph.D. is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Himawan has been a managing director of Essex Woodlands Health Ventures, a venture capital firm, since 2004. Prior to that, he was an adjunct partner at Essex Woodlands from 1999 to 2001, and he was a venture partner from 2001 to 2004. Dr. Himawan co-founded Seed-One Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm, where he served as a managing director from 1996 to 2001. Dr. Himawan also currently serves on the board of directors of Catalyst Biosciences, Inc. and MediciNova, Inc., each a public biopharmaceutical company, and on the board of directors of Light Sciences Oncology, Inc. Dr. Himawan received a bachelor of science degree in biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his doctorate in biological chemistry and molecular pharmacology from Harvard University.

Ronald Pauli

Mr. Ronald Edwin Pauli is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Pauli has served as chief financial officer of BioQ Pharma, Inc., a private specialty pharmaceutical company, since August 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Pauli was an independent financial consultant to the pharmaceutical industry from September 2012 to July 2014 and held senior positions at a number of biopharmaceutical companies, including chief financial officer at Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from April 2007 to August 2012, chief financial officer at NeoPharm, Inc. from 2006 to 2007 and corporate controller and interim chief financial officer at Abraxis BioScience, Inc. (formerly American Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc.) from 2002 to 2006. In addition, Mr. Pauli previously served as corporate controller for Applied Power, Inc. and R.P. Scherer Corporation, held multiple finance positions at Kmart Corporation and began his career with Ernst & Whinney. Mr. Pauli received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in finance from Walsh College.

Gino Santini

Mr. Gino Santini is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Santini currently serves as the chairman of the board of directors of AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company, and serves on the board of directors of Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. and Allena Pharmaceuticals, Inc., all of which are public biopharmaceutical companies. Mr. Santini also serves on the board of directors of Artax Biopharma Inc. and Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc., each a private biopharmaceutical company, and is retired from a distinguished career with Eli Lilly and Company, a public pharmaceutical company. Mr. Santini previously served on the board of directors of Sorin SpA, a public medical products group, from 2012 to 2015, when it was acquired by LivaNova PLC and Vitae Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a public biotechnology company, from 2014 to 2016, when it was acquired by Allergan plc. During his tenure at Eli Lilly and Company from June 1983 to December 2010, Mr. Santini held various leadership positions. Mr. Santini, fluent in four languages, holds an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Bologna and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Rochester.

James Shannon

Dr. James Samuel Shannon M.D., is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Shannon currently serves on the board of directors for MannKind Corporation, a public biopharmaceutical company focused on treatments for diabetes. From May 2012 to March 2015, Dr. Shannon served as the chief medical officer of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), a public biopharmaceutical company, where he was responsible for matters of patient safety, general medical governance, medical ethics and integrity, medical information as well as investigations involving human subjects relating to any GSK medicine in development or on the market. Prior to that, Dr. Shannon spent more than a decade with Novartis, a public pharmaceutical company. In his last role with the company, as global head of pharma development, he was responsible for all of Novartis’s development activities, from pre-clinical through Phase 4 and oversaw an annual development budget of approximately $4 billion. Dr. Shannon received his science and medical degrees from Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland. In addition to MannKind Corporation, he serves on the board of directors of ProQR Therapeutics NV, a public therapeutics company; Immodulon Therapeutics Limited, a private biopharmaceutical company; and MyTomorrows, a health-based platform that collaborates with drug developers to provide early access to treatments for patients who have exhausted all other options.

H. Thomas Watkins

Mr. H. Thomas Watkins is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Watkins, in his most recent role, was director, president and chief executive officer of Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (HGS), a public biopharmaceutical company, from 2004 until HGS was acquired by GlaxoSmithKline in 2012. Before leading HGS, Mr. Watkins spent over twenty years in senior roles at Abbott Laboratories and its affiliates in the United States and Asia, most recently serving as the president of TAP Pharmaceutical Products, Inc. (TAP), which was jointly owned by Abbott and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Inc. During his tenure, he led the growth of TAP from approximately $2 billion to over $4 billion in annual revenue. Mr. Watkins began his career in 1974 with Arthur Andersen & Co. From 1979 to 1985, he was a management consultant with McKinsey and Company, Inc., working with multinational companies in the United States, Europe and Japan. Mr. Watkins holds a bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary, and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Mr. Watkins is the chairman of the board of directors of Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a public biotechnology company. He is also a member of the board of directors of HemoShear Therapeutics, LLC, a private biotechnology company, and the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and is vice-chair of the board of visitors of The College of William and Mary.

Pascale Witz

Ms. Pascale Witz is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Witz founded PWH Advisors, a strategic consultancy firm advising healthcare and investment companies, in November 2016 and has served as its president since that time. From September 2015 to May 2016, Ms. Witz served as executive vice president, global diabetes and cardiovascular at Sanofi, a pharmaceutical company. During her tenure at Sanofi, she launched multiple medicines across three continents and strengthened the pipeline through licensing and partnerships. Prior to joining Sanofi, Ms. Witz served more than 17 years at GE Healthcare where, in her final role as president and chief executive officer of its medical diagnostics business, she ran a $2 billion integrated pharmaceutical organization that encompassed research and development through commercial. Ms. Witz received her Master of Business Administration in Economics and Marketing from INSEAD and her master of science in biochemistry from INSA Lyon. Ms. Witz also serves on the boards of directors of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA, a public medical supply company, Regulus Therapeutics, a public biotechnology company, PerkinElmer, a public company focused on human and environmental health, and Savencia SA, a public food and dairy company.

Tina Ventura