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Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc (MRNS.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher Cashman

59 2012 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Lorianne Masuoka

55 2017 Chief Medical Officer

Michael Dougherty

59 2017 Director

Seth Fischer

61 2016 Director

Enrique Carrazana

54 2013 Independent Director

Timothy Mayleben

56 2008 Independent Director

Jay Shepard

59 2013 Independent Director

Nicole Vitullo

59 2005 Independent Director

Lisa Caperelli

2015 Executive Director, Investor & Strategic Relations

Edward Smith

44 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary

Biographies

Name Description

Christopher Cashman

Mr. Christopher M. Cashman is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. From August 2010 to May 2011. He has served as Chairman of our Board since September 2011 and as our President and Chief Executive Officer since October 2012. Mr. Cashman is a recognized leader in the biopharmaceutical industry and has decades of experience leading life sciences companies. Before joining Marinus, Mr. Cashman was co-founder, President and CEO of Protez Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company specializing in the development of antibiotics, which was acquired by Novartis. Prior to his time with Protez, Mr. Cashman was President and CEO of Message Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and held various leadership roles at both Pfizer, Inc., and SmithKline Beecham plc. Mr. Cashman currently serves on the Board of Directors of Rapid Micro Biosystems, Inc., Noble Biomaterials, Inc., and MBF Therapeutics, Inc. Chris holds an M.S. in economics from Purdue University and B.S. in business management from the University of Minnesota.

Lorianne Masuoka

Dr. Lorianne K. Masuoka, M.D., is Chief Medical Officer of the Company. Dr. Masuoka, served as Chief Medical Officer of InVivo Therapeutics from March 2015 until January 2017, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Cubist Pharmaceuticals from July 2013 until January 2015, and Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Nektar Therapeutics from August 2009 until August 2012. From August 2012 until April 2017, Dr. Masuoka provided clinical development consulting services to various companies in the areas of neurology, epilepsy, oncology, pain and spinal cord injury. Dr. Masuoka holds a Bachelor of Science and a Doctor of Medicine degree from University of California — Davis. As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Masuoka will oversee the Company’s clinical programs.

Michael Dougherty

Mr. Michael R. Dougherty is a Director of the Company. Mr. Dougherty served as executive chairman of Celator Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from August 2015 to July 2016, and as a director from July 2013 to July 2016. Mr. Dougherty was chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of Kalidex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from May 2012 to October 2012. Previously, Mr. Dougherty served in a variety of senior positions in the bio-pharmaceutical industry, including as president and chief executive officer at Adolor Corporation, as chief operating officer of Genomics Collaborative, Inc., as president and chief executive officer of Magainin Pharmaceuticals Inc., and as chief financial officer at Centocor, Inc. Mr. Dougherty is a graduate of Villanova University. He currently serves on the board of directors at Cempra, Inc, Aviragen Therapeutics, Inc., Trevena Inc. and Foundation Medicine, Inc., all publicly traded life sciences organizations. Mr. Dougherty also served on the board of directors for ViroPharma, Incorporated from 2004 to 2014.

Seth Fischer

Mr. Seth H. Z. Fischer is the Director of the Company. He has more than three decades of healthcare experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. Since 2013, he has served as Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Vivus, Inc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company commercializing and developing innovative, next-generation therapies to address unmet needs in obesity, diabetes, sleep apnea, and sexual health. Mr. Fischer also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of BioSig Technologies, Inc. and Agile Therapeutics, Inc., and is an advisor to MedHab, LLC. He has served in positions of increasing responsibility with Johnson & Johnson from 1983 until his retirement in 2012. Most recently, Mr. Fischer served as Company Group Chairman Johnson & Johnson and Worldwide Franchise Chairman, Cordis Corporation from 2008 to 2012, and as Company Group Chairman, North America Pharmaceuticals from 2004 to 2007, which included responsibilities for Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals, Janssen and Scios. Prior to that, Mr. Fischer served as President of Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals from 2000 to 2004. His operating responsibilities encompassed the commercialization of products in multiple therapeutic categories including Topamax® for epilepsy and migraines and products in the neurologic, analgesic, anti-infective, cardiovascular, psychiatric and women’s health areas, including ORTHO EVRA®, one of the most successful contraceptive launches in the U.S and the first ever contraceptive patch. He earned a bachelor’s degree in general studies from Ohio University and served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force.

Enrique Carrazana

Dr. Enrique J. Carrazana, M.D., is an Independent Director of Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Carrazana has served on our Board since November 2013. Dr. Carrazana is the former Chief Medical Officer at Acorda Therapeutics, Inc., where he was responsible for the management of drug development programs and regulatory filings, as well as the company’s medical affairs and drug safety departments. Previously, Dr. Carrazana held various medical leadership roles at Novartis, where his last role was Vice President, Global Head Development Established Medicines Franchise based in Basel, Switzerland. He was also Director of the Epilepsy Center of Excellence at the Miami Veterans’ Administration (VA) Hospital and Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Carrazana is a board-certified neurologist with more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and clinical practice. He has presented and published a wide range of research on various neurology topics, with an emphasis on epilepsy. Dr. Carrazana received a M.D. from the Harvard Medical School and completed his residency in neurology and fellowship in neurophysiology at the Harvard Longwood Neurology Program

Timothy Mayleben

Mr. Timothy M. Mayleben is an Independent Director of Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Mayleben has served on our Board since December 2008. Mr. Mayleben currently serves as President, CEO and a director of Esperion Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapies for the treatment of elevated levels of LDL-cholesterol and other cardiometabolic risk markers. Mr. Mayleben has more than a decade of executive leadership roles in the life sciences industry, including, former President, CEO and a director of Aastrom Biosciences, Inc., former President, COO and a director of NightHawk Radiology Holdings, Inc., and former COO and CFO of the original Esperion, Inc., until its acquisition by Pfizer in 2004. He is also an advisor to, investor in, and member of the board of directors of several life science companies, including Kaleo, Inc., LOXO Oncology, Inc., and Lycera Corporation. 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.

Jay Shepard

Mr. Jay P. Shepard is an Independent Director of Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He has served on our Board since November 2013. Mr. Shepard is the CEO of Versartis, Inc. Prior to that he was an Executive Partner at Sofinnova Ventures until May 2015. He has over 30 years experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and drug delivery arenas. Previously he served as President and CEO of NextWave Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Pfizer), President and CEO of Ilypsa (acquired by Amgen), and interim President and CEO of Relypsa (Ilypsa’s spin-out company). Mr. Shepard has extensive experience in preparing the market for product launches and establishing sales and marketing operations, having previously served as Vice President of Commercial Operations at Telik and Alza Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Johnson & Johnson). Mr. Shepard is a board member of Durect Corporation and the Santa Clara University Entrepreneurial School. Mr. Shepard holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of Arizona.

Nicole Vitullo

Ms. Nicole Vitullo is an Independent Director of Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ms. Vitullo has served on our Board since September 2005. Ms. Vitullo is a Partner at Domain and has extensive experience in both public and private investing in biotech companies and liquidation/distribution strategies for public companies. For more than a decade, Ms. Vitullo was responsible for Domain Public Equity Partners L.P., a fund focused on private investments in public companies. Previous to Domain, Nicole was senior vice president at Rothschild Asset Management, Inc., where she had responsibility for the U.S. public market investments of International Biotechnology Trust plc and Biotechnology Investments Limited. Prior to that, Nicole served as the director of corporate communications and investor relations at Cephalon, a publicly traded biotechnology company, and held a number of positions at Eastman Kodak, including corporate development. Ms. Vitullo’s current board memberships include Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Celator Pharmaceuticals, Celtaxsys, Inc., Esperion Therapeutics and VentiRx Pharmaceuticals. Ms. Vitullo received her B.A. in mathematics and her M.B.A. in finance from University of Rochester.

Lisa Caperelli

Edward Smith

Mr. Edward F. Smith is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary of Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc. Mr. Smith served has our Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary since November 2013. From July 2013 to November 2013, Mr. Smith served as a financial advisor in a consulting capacity for TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals Corporation. From January 2006 to April 2013, Mr. Smith served as Chief Financial Officer of PolyMedix, Inc., a company engaged in the development of small-molecule drugs for the treatment of serious acute care conditions, which voluntarily filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy on April 1, 2013. From September 2000 to December 2005, Mr. Smith was Executive Director of Finance at InKine Pharmaceutical Company, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders. Earlier in his career, Mr. Smith held various positions of increasing responsibility in public accounting, most recently as a manager in the audit practice at Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Smith was licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania and holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Hartford.