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Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc (PCRX.OQ)

PCRX.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Stack

66 2015 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Charles Reinhart

56 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Scott Braunstein

53 2017 Chief Operating Officer

James Jones

52 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

Kristen Williams

43 2014 Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Secretary

Richard Scranton

2017 Chief Scientific Officer

Robert Weiland

57 2016 Chief Commercial Officer

Mark Froimson

2017 Director

Gary Pace

69 2008 Director

Laura Brege

59 2011 Independent Director

Yvonne Greenstreet

54 2014 Independent Director

Paul Hastings

57 2011 Independent Director

Mark Kronenfeld

62 2013 Independent Director

John Longenecker

57 2007 Independent Director

Andreas Wicki

58 2006 Independent Director

Dennis Winger

69 2013 Independent Director

Susan Mesco

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

David Stack

Mr. David M. Stack is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Stack was appointed as the chairman of our board of directors. Mr. Stack was Managing Director of MPM Capital, a private equity firm, from 2005 through March 2017 and a Managing Partner of Stack Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a commercialization, marketing, and strategy firm, since 1998. From 2001 to 2004, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO). Previously, Mr. Stack was President and General Manager at Innovex, Inc. He was Vice President, Business Development/Marketing at Immunomedics from 1993 until 1995. Prior to that, he was with Roche Laboratories in positions of increasing responsibility from 1981 until 1993, including Therapeutic World Leader in Infectious Disease and Director, Business Development and Planning, Infectious Disease, Oncology, and Virology. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Medivo, Inc. and Amarin Corporation plc. He also currently serves as Chairman of Chiasma, Inc. and is on the board of directors of the Biotechnology Industry Organization's (BIO) Emerging Company and Health Sections. He was a member of the boards of directors of Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIPI) from 2006 to 2010 and BioClinica, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOC) from 1999 to 2010. Mr. Stack holds a B.S. in pharmacy from Albany College of Pharmacy and a B.S. in Biology from Siena College.

Charles Reinhart

Mr. Charles A. Reinhart, III., is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He was the Chief Financial Officer at Covis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, from September 2014 to October 2015. From September 2011 to August 2014, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Archimedes Pharma Ltd., a specialty pharmaceutical company. Mr. Reinhart also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PharmAthene, Inc., a biodefense company engaged in the development of next generation medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, from 2009 to 2011. In addition, Mr. Reinhart has previously held senior financial roles at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cephalon, Inc. and several early-stage life sciences companies. Mr. Reinhart earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Lehigh University and his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a CPA.

Scott Braunstein

Dr. Scott Braunstein, M.D., has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective on December 11, 2017. Prior to joining the Company, Dr. Braunstein was a Healthcare Analyst and Portfolio Manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management from 2002 to 2014, where he invested in and conducted diligence on a wide variety of pharmaceutical products and product candidates, pharmaceutical company strategies, business models and management teams, providing stock recommendations for the entire J.P. Morgan Asset Equity Group. He also served in a similar role at Everpoint Asset Management from 2014 to 2015. Dr. Braunstein has been an operating partner of Aisling Capital, a private equity firm focusing on healthcare companies, since 2015. Dr. Braunstein earned his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, completed his internal medical residency at Cornell University-New York Hospital and conducted additional research in immunology and wound healing from 1993 to 1994 at Rockefeller University.

James Jones

Dr. James B. Jones, M.D., is Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer of the Company. He is primarily responsible for overseeing and guiding our clinical research and development efforts for the expanded uses of EXPAREL and our DepoFoam pipeline of products. Previously, he was Chief Medical Officer at Cara Therapeutics from March 2011 to September 2013, where he oversaw the Phase 2 clinical development of the lead product candidate CR845, a peripherally-restricted kappa opioid agonist. Dr. Jones is a practicing Board Certified Emergency Medicine physician, having received his Doctorate of Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his Bachelor of Science and Doctorate of Pharmacy degrees from Purdue University.

Kristen Williams

Ms. Kristen Williams is Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. She previously served as our vice president, general counsel from March 2013 to October 2014, as corporate counsel from December 2011 to March 2013, and as a legal consultant to our company beginning in April 2011. Prior to joining Pacira, she was vice president, corporate compliance and assistant general counsel for Bioenvision, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development, and marketing of compounds and technologies for the treatment of cancer, from June 2004 until its merger with Genzyme Corporation in 2007. Prior to that, she practiced corporate law at Paul Hastings LLP in New York from September 1999 to June 2004, where her practice encompassed all aspects of public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and securities law and compliance, with a core focus in the healthcare industry. Ms. Williams holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Bucknell University and a J.D. from the University of Denver, College of Law.

Richard Scranton

Mr. Richard Scranton is Chief Scientific Officer of the Company. In addition to the clinical research programs, Dr. Scranton oversees the company's health outcomes and value assessment programs, academic research collaborations, scientific communications, and market access strategies. He has a Master's Degree in Public Health, Clinical Epidemiology/Clinical Effectiveness from the Harvard School of Public Health and earned his MD from the Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University. He completed his residency in the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged as lieutenant commander, continuing as an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School.

Robert Weiland

Mr. Robert J. Weiland is Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. He is primarily responsible for oversight of the commercial activities for EXPAREL, which includes marketing, sales, national accounts, training and commercial operations and analytics. Prior to joining Pacira, Mr. Weiland held several management roles at Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), a renal and hospital products company, from January 2009 to 2015. Most recently, he was Vice President, Strategy, responsible for leading a multifunctional, global team to rebuild and launch the commercial go-to-market strategy and business model. During his tenure at Baxter, Mr. Weiland also served as Vice President, Corporate Development, responsible for identifying acquisitions or external licensing growth opportunities, and he served as Vice President, Strategy and Portfolio Planning. Prior to Baxter, Mr. Weiland served as Vice President, Commercial Operations and Strategic Analytics, at Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, from December 2005 to May 2008. He also spent 14 years at Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT), a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare, where he directed marketing and business development strategies to support the Diabetes and Metabolics Franchise, Cardiovascular Business Unit and the Global Pharmaceutical Products Group. Mr. Weiland currently serves on the Board of Directors and the Audit Commitee at CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBAY), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, and serves as an advisor to the University of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF). He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business from DeSales University, and holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Mark Froimson

Gary Pace

Dr. Gary W. Pace, Ph.D., is Director of the Company. Dr. Pace has served as a director since June 2008. He was director to QRxPharma Ltd. (ASX: QRX) from 2001 to 2014. Dr. Pace has been a director of ResMed (NYSE: RMD) since 1994 and Transition Therapeutics Inc. (CDNX: TTH) since 2002. He previously served as a member of the board of directors at Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN) from 2002 to 2010 and Peplin Inc. (ASX: PLI) from 2004 to 2009. He has more than 40 years of experience in the development and commercialization of advanced technologies, spanning biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and food industries. Dr. Pace was awarded a Centenary Medal by the Australian Government in 2003 "for service to Australian society in research and development" and was recognized as the 2011 Director of the Year (corporate governance) by the Corporate Directors Forum. Dr. Pace holds a B.Sc. with honors from the University of New South Wales and a Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Laura Brege

Ms. Laura A. Brege is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Brege has been Managing Director of Cervantes Life Science Partners, LLC., a health care advisory and consulting company. From September 2012 to July 2015, Ms. Brege served as President and the Chief Executive Officer of Nodality, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company focused in oncology and immunology. Previously, Ms. Brege held the roles of Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Business Officer and Head of Corporate Affairs at Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company that developed and marketed medicines for the treatment of cancer. Prior to joining Onyx in 2006, Ms. Brege was a General Partner at Red Rock Capital Management, a venture capital firm, and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at COR Therapeutics, Inc. Ms. Brege currently serves as a director of Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAD), Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX), Dynavax Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: DVAX), and Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTLA). She previously served as a member of the board of directors of Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc. from 2007 to 2011 and Delcath Systems, Inc. from 2012 to 2014. Ms. Brege earned her undergraduate degree from Ohio University and has an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Yvonne Greenstreet

Dr. Yvonne Greenstreet is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Greenstreet has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, a leading RNAi therapeutics company, since September 2016. Previously, Dr. Greenstreet served as the Senior Vice President and Head of Medicines Development at Pfizer Inc. ("Pfizer"), a multinational pharmaceutical company based in New York, from December 2010 to November 2013. Prior to joining Pfizer, Dr. Greenstreet worked for 18 years at GlaxoSmithKline plc ("GSK"), a multinational pharmaceutical, biologics, vaccines and consumer healthcare company based in London, where she served in various positions, most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief of Strategy for Research and Development and as a member of GSK's corporate executive investment committee. Dr. Greenstreet currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and also currently serves on the board of directors of Indivior PLC, Advanced Accelerator Applications S.A., and Moelis and Company. Dr. Greenstreet previously served as a director of Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2008 to 2010. She trained as a physician and earned her medical degree from Leeds University in the United Kingdom and her M.B.A. from INSEAD, France.

Paul Hastings

Mr. Paul J. Hastings is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hastings has been the President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMED), a clinical development-stage biopharmaceutical company, since January 2006. In August 2013, he was elected chairman of the board. Prior to joining OncoMed, Mr. Hastings was President and Chief Executive Officer of QLT, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of ocular products. Before this role, Mr. Hastings served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Axys Pharmaceuticals, Inc., which was acquired by Celera Corporation in 2001. Prior to Axys, Mr. Hastings was president of Chiron Biopharmaceuticals and also held a variety of management positions of increasing responsibility at Genzyme Corporation, including president of Genzyme Therapeutics Europe and president of Worldwide Therapeutics. Mr. Hastings was Chairman of the Board of Proteolix (sold to Onyx) and was a member of the board of directors of ViaCell Inc. (sold to Perkin Elmer) and Relypsa (sold to Galencia). Mr. Hastings currently serves as Chairman of the board of Proteon Therapeutics, Inc., a publicly-traded biopharmaceutical company, and is on the board of the California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) and also on the board of directors and executive committee of the Biotechnology Industry Organization. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from the University of Rhode Island.

Mark Kronenfeld

Dr. Mark A. Kronenfeld, M.D., is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Kronenfeld has been the Vice Chairman of Anesthesiology at Maimonides Medical Center, a large tertiary care academic medical center in New York City, since March 2009, and has served as Medical Director of Perioperative Services for Maimonides Medical Center since January 2011. Dr. Kronenfeld is a Managing Partner of Anesthesia Associates of Boro Park, a private medical practice, and a Managing Partner of Strategic Medical Management Partners. In 2001, Dr. Kronenfeld founded Ridgemark Capital Management ("Ridgemark"), a healthcare-focused hedge fund that invested in public and private healthcare and biomedical companies. He served as the Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager of Ridgemark from April 2001 to December 2008. Dr. Kronenfeld has founded and/or managed various consulting and investment companies focused on healthcare and medical technologies and has served on and chaired multiple leadership committees for various hospitals and medical centers. Previously, Dr. Kronenfeld taught and practiced adult and pediatric cardiac anesthesia at NYU and was Chief of Cardiac Anesthesiology at Hackensack University Medical Center and President of GMS Anesthesia Associates, a private medical practice. Dr. Kronenfeld received his M.D. degree and completed his residency in Anesthesiology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, and completed a fellowship in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at New York University Medical Center. While an Assistant Professor and Attending Cardiac Anesthesiologist at NYU, Dr. Kronenfeld received and completed a Kellogg-sponsored Fellowship in Heath Care Management for Future Leaders in Health Care at NYU's Graduate School of Management.

John Longenecker

Dr. John P. Longenecker, Ph.D., is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Longenecker served as President and Chief Executive Officer of HemaQuest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics for blood diseases, from October 2010 until May 2014. From December 2009 to March 2010, Dr. Longenecker served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of VitreoRetinal Technologies Inc., an ophthalmic biopharmaceutical company. From February 2002 to January 2009, Dr. Longenecker was the President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Favrille, Inc. In 1992, Dr. Longenecker joined DepoTech as Senior Vice President of Research, Development and Operations and then served as President and Chief Operating Officer from February 1998 to March 1999. Under Dr. Longenecker's leadership, DepoTech took its lead product, DepoCyt(e), from early pre-clinical research and development through to commercial launch. Following SkyePharma PLC's acquisition of DepoTech in 1999, Dr. Longenecker served as President for the U.S. operations of SkyePharma, Inc. and as a member of the executive committee for SkyePharma PLC. From 1982 to 1992, Dr. Longenecker was at Scios Inc. (Cal Bio), a biotechnology company where he served as Vice-President and Director of Development. Dr. Longenecker was also a director of a number of Cal Bio subsidiaries during this period including Meta Bio and Karo Bio. Dr. Longenecker holds a B.S. in chemistry-education from Purdue University and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from The Australian National University. He was a post-doctoral fellow at Stanford University from 1980 to 1982.

Andreas Wicki

Dr. Andreas Wicki, Ph.D., is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Wicki is a life sciences entrepreneur and investor with over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Dr. Wicki has been Chief Executive Officer of HBM Healthcare Investments AG (formerly HBM BioVentures AG) since 2001. From 1998 to 2001, Dr. Wicki was the Senior Vice President of the European Analytical Operations at MDS Inc. From 1990 to 1998, he was co-owner and Chief Executive Officer of ANAWA Laboratorien AG and Clinserve AG, two life sciences contract research companies. From 2007 to 2011, he served as a member of the board of directors of PharmaSwiss SA. Previously, Dr. Wicki held board positions on several privately-held companies and companies listed on international exchanges. Dr. Wicki holds an M.Sc. and Ph.D. in chemistry and biochemistry from the University of Bern, Switzerland. He currently serves on the board of directors of Buchler GmbH, HBM Healthcare Investments (Cayman) Ltd., and HBM BioCapital Ltd.

Dennis Winger

Mr. Dennis L. Winger is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Winger was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Applera Corporation, a life sciences company, from September 1997 until his retirement in December 2008. Previously, Mr. Winger served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration, and Chief Financial Officer of Chiron Corporation, a biotechnology company acquired by Novartis International in 2006. Mr. Winger currently serves as a director of Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ: ARAY), a radiation oncology company, and Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. He previously served on the boards of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: VRTX), from 2009 to 2012, Cephalon, Inc., from 2003 to 2011, and Cell Genesys, Inc., from 2004 to 2009. Mr. Winger also serves on the Board of Trustees of Siena College. Mr. Winger holds a B.A. in History from Siena College and an M.B.A. from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

Susan Mesco

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