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Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc (MRNS.OQ)

MRNS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christopher Cashman

61 2012 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Lorianne Masuoka

56 2017 Chief Medical Officer

Enrique Carrazana

56 2013 Independent Director

Michael Dougherty

60 2017 Independent Director

Seth Fischer

61 2016 Independent Director

Timothy Mayleben

57 2008 Independent Director

Nicole Vitullo

60 2005 Independent Director

Lisa Caperelli

2015 Executive Director, Investor & Strategic Relations

Edward Smith

46 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. He 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. Mr. Cashman holds an M.S. in economics from Purdue University and B.S. in business management from the University of Minnesota. We believe Mr. Cashman's experience in the life sciences industry, including his prior experience serving as chief executive officer of companies in the pharmaceutical development business, qualifies him to serve as the Chairman of our Board.

Lorianne Masuoka

Dr. Lorianne K. Masuoka, M.D., is Chief Medical Officer of the Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc. Dr. Masuoka served has served as our Chief Medical Officer since April 2017. 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.

Enrique Carrazana

Dr. Enrique J. Carrazana, M.D., is an Independent Director of Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He has served on our Board since November 2013. Dr. Carrazana is the former Chief Medical Officer of 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 MD from the Harvard Medical School and completed his residency in neurology and fellowship in neurophysiology at the Harvard Longwood Neurology Program. We believe Dr. Carrazana's medical background and experience in pharmaceutical development qualify him to serve on our Board.

Michael Dougherty

Mr. Michael R. Dougherty is a Independent Director of the Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc. He served on our Board since February 2017. Mr. Dougherty has over 30 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, most recently serving as executive chairman of Celator Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (sold to Jazz Pharmaceuticals). Prior to Celator, Mr. Dougherty was chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of Kalidex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Dougherty also served in a number of capacities during his ten-year tenure at Adolor Corporation, including president and chief executive officer, member of the board of directors, senior vice president of commercial, chief operating officer, and chief financial officer. Prior to Adolor, Mr. Dougherty was president and chief operating officer of Genomics Collaborative, Inc. and served in a variety of senior positions at Genaera Corporation, including president and chief executive officer, and at Centocor, Inc. Mr. Dougherty is currently on the board of directors at Trevena, Inc., Aviragen Therapeutics, Cempra, Inc., and Foundation Medicine Inc. Mr. Dougherty received a bachelor’s degree from Villanova University. We believe Mr. Dougherty’s extensive experience in executive leadership, finance and operations within the life sciences industry qualifies him to serve on our Board.

Seth Fischer

Mr. Seth H. Z. Fischer is the Independent Director of the Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc. He has served on our Board since September 2016. Mr. Fischer is currently CEO and Director of VIVUS, Inc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company commercializing and developing innovative, next-generation therapies to address unmet needs in obesity and sexual health. Prior to VIVUS, Mr. Fischer served in various positions at Johnson & Johnson, most recently as Company Group Chairman, Johnson & Johnson and Worldwide Franchise Chairman of Cordis Corporation. Prior to that he served as Company Group Chairman, North America Pharmaceuticals, which included responsibilities for Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals, Janssen and Scios and prior to that, Mr. Fischer served as President of Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Fischer’s 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. He is a member of the Boards of Directors of Agile Therapeutics, Inc. and BioSig Technologies, Inc., and an advisor to MedHab, LLC. Mr. Fischer earned a bachelor’s degree in general studies from Ohio University and served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force. We believe Mr. Fischer’s experience in pharmaceutical operations and commercialization in a wide range of therapeutics including in epilepsy and migraines qualifies him to serve on our Board.

Timothy Mayleben

Mr. Timothy M. Mayleben is an Independent Director of Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He 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. 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. and LOXO Oncology, Inc. Mr. Mayleben earned an MBA, with distinction, from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and a BBA from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business. We believe Mr. Mayleben's experience in the life sciences industry, including his prior experience serving as an executive and director of public companies in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, qualifies him to serve on our Board.

Nicole Vitullo

Ms. Nicole Vitullo is an Independent Director of Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. She has served on our Board since September 2005. Ms. Vitullo is a Partner at Domain Public Equity Partners, L.P. 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, Ms. Vitullo 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, Celtaxsys, Inc., Cotera, Inc., Esperion Therapeutics and VentiRx Pharmaceuticals (sold to Celgene, Inc.). Previously, Ms. Vitullo served on the board of Celator Pharmaceuticals (sold to Jazz Pharmaceuticals). Ms. Vitullo received her B.A. in mathematics and her M.B.A. in finance from University of Rochester. We believe Ms. Vitullo's experience working with and serving on the boards of directors of life sciences companies and working in the venture capital industry qualifies her to serve on our Board.

Lisa Caperelli

Edward Smith

Mr. Edward F. Smith is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary of Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc. He has served as 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 BS in Business Administration from the University of Hartford.

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