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Novavax Inc (NVAX.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Young

66 2011 Independent Chairman of the Board

Stanley Erck

71 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Trizzino

59 2018 Senior Vice President, Chief Business Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Gregory Glenn

65 2016 President, Research and Development

John Herrmann

53 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Jody Lichaa

2018 Senior Vice President - Quality Assurance

Brian Rosen

2018 Senior Vice President - Commercial Strategy

Rajiv Modi

58 2009 Director

Richard Douglas

66 2010 Independent Director

Gary Evans

62 2011 Independent Director

Rachel King

59 2018 Independent Director

Michael McManus

76 1998 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Young

Dr. James F. Young, Ph.D., is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Novavax, Inc. He is Former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Targeted Microwave Solutions, Inc. from 2016 to 2018. Former President, Research and Development, at MedImmune, Inc. Dr. Young has been Chairman of the Board of Novavax, Inc. since April 2011 and a Director since April 2010. Dr. Young held the position of President, Research and Development, at MedImmune, Inc. from 2000 until 2008 and previously served as Executive Vice President, Research and Development from 1999 to 2000, Senior Vice President from 1995 to 1999, and as Senior Vice President, Research and Development from 1989 to 1995. Dr. Young serves as a member of the boards of CannaRoyalty Corp. and 3-V Biosciences, Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company. Dr. Young received B.S. degrees in general science and biology from Villanova University, as well as a Ph.D. in microbiology and immunology from Baylor College of Medicine. We believe that Dr. Young is well-suited to serve on our Board due to his years of experience in the fields of molecular genetics, microbiology, immunology, and pharmaceutical development. In addition, Dr. Young brings extensive scientific background and experiences, particularly in the areas of vaccine research and development.

Stanley Erck

Mr. Stanley C. Erck is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Novavax, Inc. since April 2011 and a Director since June 2009, and previously served as Executive Chairman from February 2010 to April 2011 and Interim Chief Financial Officer from November 2017 to March 2018. From 2000 to 2008, Mr. Erck served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Iomai Corporation, a developer of vaccines and immune system therapies, which was acquired in 2008 by Intercell AG. He also previously held leadership positions at Procept, a publicly traded immunology company, Integrated Genetics, now Sanofi Genzyme, and Baxter International. Mr. Erck serves as a member of the boards of MaxCyte, Inc. and MDBio Foundation. Mr. Erck received a B.S. in economics from the University of Illinois and a M.B.A from the University of Chicago. We believe that Mr. Erck is well-suited to serve on our Board due to his leadership experience in the biotechnology industry, having held chief executive officer positions for several companies, and his extensive experience of serving on other companies’ boards.

John Trizzino

Mr. John J. Trizzino is Senior Vice President, Chief Business Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Novavax, Inc. He has served as Senior Vice President, Chief Business Officer and Chief Financial Officer since March 2018, and previously served as Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations from March 2014 to March 2018. He previously served as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Business Development from August 2010 to September 2011, and its Senior Vice President, International and Government Alliances from July 2009 to July 2010. Mr. Trizzino was the CEO of ImmunoVaccine. Inc. from September 2011 to September 2013, and, prior to joining the Company, VP, Vaccine Franchise at Medimmune, LLC, Senior Vice President, Business Development at ID Biomedical, and Vice President, Business Development in the Medical Group of Henry Schein, Inc. following his position as Vice President, General Manager of its GIV division. Mr. Trizzino also serves on the board of directors of The Maryland Tech Council. Mr. Trizzino received a B.S. from Long Island University, CW Post and a M.B.A. from New York University.

Gregory Glenn

Dr. Gregory M. Glenn M.D., is President, Research and Development of Novavax, Inc. Dr. Glenn has served as President, Research and Development since March 2016, and previously served as Senior Vice President, Research and Development since January 2014, as Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer from January 2011 to January 2014, and Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer from June 2010 to January 2011. Prior to joining the Company, Dr. Glenn was the Chief Scientific Officer and founder of Iomai Corporation, which was acquired in 2008 by Intercell AG, an associate in international health at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Public Health and a clinical and basic research scientist at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. Dr. Glenn received a B.A. in biology and chemistry from Whitman College and a M.D. from Oral Roberts University School of Medicine. He also completed the Medical Research Fellowship at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research.

John Herrmann

Mr. John A. Herrmann, III is the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. He has served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since June 2014. He previously served as the Company’s Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from March 2012 to June 2014, and its Executive Director, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary from April 2010 to March 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Herrmann was General Counsel at Ore Pharmaceuticals and Deputy General Counsel at Gene Logic before it became Ore Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Herrmann worked as Senior Counsel for Celera Genomics following his position as Senior Corporate Counsel at Baxter Healthcare in its Renal Division. Mr. Herrmann received a B.A. in political science and history from Brown University and a J.D. from the University of Illinois.

Jody Lichaa

Ms. Jody Lichaa is Senior Vice President - Quality Assurance of the Company. Ms. Lichaa joined Novavax in October 2011 as Director, Quality Assurance. She was named Executive Director, Quality Assurance in August 2013 and then named Vice President, Quality Assurance in October 2015. Her role has recently expanded to include quality assurance validation, clinical quality assurance, and quality assurance globally. Ms. Lichaa will continue to serve as the strategic leader and operational manager to direct, oversee, and manage all quality assurance activities. She has more than 20 years of experience in quality, primarily in vaccine development. Prior to joining Novavax, Ms. Lichaa was most recently the Senior Director, Quality for PharmAthene, where she managed global quality assurance and quality control activities. She previously held positions of increasing responsibility at Shire and Baxter. Ms. Lichaa received her Bachelor of Science degree in Toxicology from Northeastern University.

Brian Rosen

Mr. Brian Rosen is Senior Vice President - Commercial Strategy of the Company. Mr. Rosen joined Novavax in 2015 as Vice President, Market Access and Policy and was named Vice President, Commercial Strategy in June 2018 with responsibility for leading commercial strategy efforts. He came to Novavax with more than 20 years of industry, legal and patient advocacy experience, the vast majority engaged in government affairs, advocacy, reimbursement and policy work. Prior to Novavax, Mr. Rosen was most recently the Chief Policy, Advocacy and Patient Access Officer for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and, prior to that, developed and ran the Government Affairs, Policy and Alliance Development functions for MedImmune. Mr. Rosen currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of MdBio Foundation. Mr. Rosen received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Psychology from Tufts University and his Juris Doctorate from Hofstra University School of Law.

Rajiv Modi

Dr. Rajiv I. Modi, Ph.D., is Director of Novavax, Inc., since April 1, 2009. He is Chairman and Managing Director of Cadila Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (“Cadila”), a company organized in India, since 1995. Dr. Modi was elected to Novavax, Inc.’s Board based upon his relationship with the Company’s largest stockholder at the time. As of April 25, 2019, Satellite Overseas (Holdings) Limited, a subsidiary of Cadila, holds less than one percent of the Company’s outstanding Common Stock. Dr. Modi serves as a member of the boards of other Cadila group companies. Dr. Modi serves as a member of the boards of Energy Hunter Resources, Inc. and Cadila. Dr. Modi received a bachelor’s degree of technology in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, a master’s degree in biological engineering from University College, London, and a Ph.D. in biological science from the University of Michigan. We believe that Dr. Modi is well-suited to serve on our Board due to his extensive leadership experience, as well as technical expertise in the development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical products. He also brings broad experience in international joint ventures and pharmaceutical sales.

Richard Douglas

Dr. Richard H. Douglas, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Novavax, Inc. He is Former Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Genzyme Corporation. From 1989 to 2011, Dr. Douglas led Genzyme Corporation’s Corporate Development team, and was involved in numerous acquisitions, licenses, financings, joint ventures, and strategic alliances. From 1982 until its merger with Genzyme Corporation in 1989 (now Sanofi Genzyme), Dr. Douglas served in science and corporate development capacities at Integrated Genetics. Dr. Douglas was a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Leroy Hood’s laboratory at the California Institute of Technology. Dr. Douglas serves as a member of the boards of University of Michigan Technology Transfer National Advisory Board, Aldeyra Therapeutics, Inc., and MaxCyte, Inc. Dr. Douglas received a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of California, Berkeley. We believe that Dr. Douglas is well-suited to serve on our Board due to his significant business experience and scientific background.

Gary Evans

Mr. Gary C. Evans is an Independent Director of Novavax, Inc. Mr. Evans is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Energy Hunter Resources, Inc., a Dallas based oil and gas exploration and production company, since May 2016. From May 2009 until May 2016, Mr. Evans served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (“Magnum Hunter”). In December 2015, Magnum Hunter filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and exited restructuring in May 2016 under Mr. Evans’ leadership. Mr. Evans was also founder and CEO of Eureka Hunter Holdings, LLC, Magnum Hunter Resources Inc., Wind Hunter Energy, LLC, and GreenHunter Energy, Inc. Mr. Evans was inducted into the World Hall of Fame for Ernst & Young Entrepreneurs. He was also recognized as the Energy Industry Leader of the year in 2013 and chosen by Finance Monthly in 2013 as one of the most respected CEO’s. Mr. Evans was chosen as the Best CEO in the “Large Company” category by Texas Top Producers in 2013 and won the Deal Maker of the Year Award in 2013 by Finance Monthly. Mr. Evans serves as a member of the board of directors of Energy Hunter Resources, Inc., and on the Advisory Board of the Maguire Energy Institute at Southern Methodist University. We believe that Mr. Evans is well-suited to serve on our Board due to his entrepreneurial experience in the development of a number of companies as well as his extensive leadership experience and his aptitude for reading and understanding financial statements.

Rachel King

Ms. Rachel K. King is Independent Director of the Company. Before founding GlycoMimetics, Inc. Mrs. King is Founder and Chief Executive officer of GlycoMimetics, Inc. since 2003. Mrs. King was an Executive in Residence at New Enterprise Associates (“NEA”), one of the nation’s leading venture capital firms. Mrs. King joined NEA after serving as a Senior Vice President of Novartis Corporation. Before Novartis, Mrs. King spent ten years with Genetic Therapy, Inc. (“GTI”) through the company’s early stage, initial public offering, and eventual sale to Novartis, after which she ran GTI as a wholly owned subsidiary of Novartis. Mrs. King worked previously at ALZA Corporation and Bain and Company. Mrs. King currently serves on the executive committee of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization. She also sits on the Board of Directors of the University of Maryland BioPark. Mrs. King received her Bachelors of Arts degree from Dartmouth College and her Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School. We believe that Mrs. King is well-suited to serve on our Board due to her successful growth and development of businesses and products, experience as a chief executive officer of a public company, her significant experience in governance, legal, and risk management, and reading and understanding financial statements.

Michael McManus

Mr. Michael A. McManus, Jr., J.D. is an Independent Director of Novavax, Inc. Mr. McManus is Former President and Chief Executive Officer of Misonix, Inc. from 1999 to 2016. Mr. McManus served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of New York Bancorp Inc. from 1991 through March 1998. He also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Home Federal Savings Bank, the principal subsidiary of New York Bancorp Inc., from February 1995 through March 1998. From 1990 through November 1991, Mr. McManus was President and Chief Executive Officer of Jamcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. Mr. McManus served as an Assistant to the President of the United States from 1982 to 1985 and held positions with Pfizer Inc. and Revlon Group. Mr. McManus served in the U.S. Army Infantry from 1968 through 1970. Mr. McManus is a recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. Mr. McManus serves as a member of the board of directors of The Eastern Company. Mr. McManus received a B.A. in economics from the University of Notre Dame and a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center. We believe that Mr. McManus is well-suited to serve on our Board due to his successful growth and development of businesses and products, experience as a chief executive officer of a public company, his significant experience in governance, legal, and risk management, and reading and understanding financial statements.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

James Young

471,715

Stanley Erck

4,158,400

John Trizzino

1,329,780

Gregory Glenn

1,681,460

John Herrmann

1,137,580

Jody Lichaa

--

Brian Rosen

--

Rajiv Modi

--

Richard Douglas

227,178

Gary Evans

229,678

Rachel King

238,661

Michael McManus

241,678
As Of  31 Dec 2018