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Quidel Corp (QDEL.OQ)

QDEL.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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15 Dec 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kenneth Buechler

63 2015 Chairman of the Board

Douglas Bryant

59 2009 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Randall Steward

62 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Robert Bujarski

48 2010 Senior Vice President - Business Development, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Michael Abney

81 2015 Senior Vice President - Distribution

Werner Kroll

60 2014 Senior Vice President,R&D

Edward Russell

49 2015 Senior Vice President - Global Commercial Operations

Thomas Brown

69 2004 Independent Director

Mary Polan

73 1993 Independent Director

Jack Schuler

76 2006 Independent Director

Charles Slacik

63 2015 Independent Director

Ken Widder

64 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kenneth Buechler

Dr. Kenneth F. Buechler, Ph.D. serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. Dr. Buechler was President, Chief Scientific Officer and co-founder of Biosite Inc. From 1988 to 1994, Dr. Buechler was Biosite’s Director of Chemistry. Prior to co-founding Biosite, Dr. Buechler was a senior research scientist for the diagnostics research and development group at Hybritech Incorporated. Dr. Buechler received his Ph.D. in biochemistry and his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Indiana University. Dr. Buechler was a director of Sequenom Inc., a life sciences company, until its acquisition in September 2016. He is currently a director of Sotera Wireless Inc., a technology solutions company, Astute Medical Inc., a company that develops biomarkers for acute medical conditions and Edico Genome Inc., a DNA sequencing technology company.

Douglas Bryant

Mr. Douglas C. Bryant serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Company since 2009. Mr. Bryant’s appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer was effective on March 1, 2009. Prior to joining us, Mr. Bryant served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Luminex Corporation, managing its Bioscience Group, Luminex Molecular Diagnostics (Toronto), manufacturing, R&D, technical operations, and commercial operations. From 1983 to 2007, Mr. Bryant held various worldwide commercial operations positions with Abbott Laboratories including, among others: Vice President of Abbott Vascular for Asia/Japan, Vice President of Abbott Molecular Global Commercial Operations and Vice President of Abbott Diagnostics Global Commercial Operations. Earlier in his career with Abbott, Mr. Bryant was Vice President of Diagnostic Operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Vice President of Diagnostic Operations Asia Pacific. Mr. Bryant has over 30 years of industry experience in sales and marketing, product development, manufacturing and service and support in both the diagnostics and life sciences markets. Mr. Bryant holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Davis.

Randall Steward

Mr. Randall J. Steward serves as Chief Financial Officer of our Company since 2011. Prior to joining us, Mr. Steward served as the Chief Financial Officer for Navilyst Medical, Inc, a medical device company based in Massachusetts. From 2008 to January 2011, Mr. Steward served as Chief Operating Officer for SeQual Technologies, Inc. a San Diego-based medical device company, where he was responsible for all aspects of engineering, manufacturing, finance, and information systems. Prior to SeQual Technologies, Mr. Steward spent 11 years with Spectrum Brands as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Steward holds a B.B.A. in Accounting from Southern Methodist University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Robert Bujarski

Mr. Robert Joseph Bujarski, J.D. serves as Senior Vice President - Business Development, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the company since 2010. He served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Company since 2008 to 2010. Mr. Bujarski previously served as our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from March 2007 through March 2008. From July 2005 to March 2007, he was our General Counsel and Vice President. Mr. Bujarski was an associate attorney with the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in its transactions practice group from October 2001 to July 2005. Mr. Bujarski received his B.A. degree in 1991 and his law degree in 2001 from the University of Arizona.

Michael Abney

Mr. Michael D. Abney, Jr. serves as Senior Vice President, Distribution of the company in January 2015. Prior to joining he served as Vice President, Channel and Distribution for ConvaTec from 2013 to 2014 and held a number of positions at PSS World Medical, Inc. from 1989 to 2013, including most recently as Vice President, Supplier Management. Mr. Abney received his B.A. degree in Finance from the University of Florida in 1989.

Werner Kroll

Dr. Werner Kroll, Ph.D. serves as Senior Vice President, R&D of the Company since 2014. Prior to joining Dr. Kroll was Vice President and Global Head Research and Innovation for Novartis Molecular since 2009. Prior to holding that position he held a variety of senior positions from 2005 to 2009 at Novartis. Dr. Kroll has also held senior positions at Bayer from 1991 to 2005. Dr. Kroll received his Ph.D. and a Diploma in Chemistry from the University of Marburg.

Edward Russell

Mr. Edward K. Russell serves as Senior Vice President - Global Commercial Operations in October 2015. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Russell was employed by Thermo Fisher Scientific, a life sciences company based in Massachusetts, and its predecessor company Life Technologies for ten years. Mr. Russell served in various leadership roles from 2005 through 2015, including North America Commercial Leader of the BioSciences Division, General Manager of Life Technologies’ Global Services & Support Division, and President of Life Technologies Japan. Prior to joining Life Technologies in 2005, Mr. Russell held various leadership positions at FedEx Kinko’s, ExxonMobil and Toyota/Lexus. Mr. Russell started his career as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard. Mr. Russell holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Thomas Brown

Mr. Thomas D. Brown serves as Independent Director of Quidel Corporation, since December 2004. Prior to his retirement in 2002, Mr. Brown had a 28-year career in the healthcare industry where he held various sales, marketing and executive positions within Abbott Laboratories, a broad-based healthcare company. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Brown was Senior Vice President and President of the Diagnostics Division. From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Brown was Corporate Vice President Worldwide Commercial Operations. From 1992 to 1993, Mr. Brown was Divisional Vice President Worldwide Commercial Operations. From 1987 to 1992, Mr. Brown was Divisional Vice President and General Manager, Western Hemisphere Commercial Operations. Mr. Brown served on the Board of Directors of Cepheid, a molecular diagnostics company, until its acquisition in November of 2016. Mr. Brown currently serves on the Board of Directors of Stericycle, Inc. a medical waste management and healthcare compliance services company and Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. a medical device company. Mr. Brown holds a B.A. degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Mary Polan

Dr. Mary Lake Polan, M.D. Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of Quidel Corporation. She was an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University School of Medicine from 2007 to 2014 and then in 2015 rejoined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale University School of Medicine as Clinical Professor. She was a Professor and Chair Emerita of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Stanford University School of Medicine where she served from 1990 to 2005. Dr. Polan received a B.A. degree from Connecticut College, a Ph.D. in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and an M.D. from Yale University School of Medicine and her Masters in Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Polan remained at Yale New Haven Hospital for her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, followed by a Reproductive Endocrine Fellowship. Dr. Polan was on the faculty at Yale University until 1990, when she joined Stanford University. Dr. Polan is a practicing clinical Reproductive Endocrinologist with a research interest in ovarian function and granulosa cell steroidogenesis. More recently, Dr. Polan’s interests have been in the interaction between the immune and endocrine systems: the role of monokines in reproductive events and gene expression in stress urinary incontinence as well as brain activation in human sexual function.

Jack Schuler

Mr. Jack W. Schuler serves as Independent Director of Quidel Corporation. Mr. Schuler has been on the Board of Directors of Stericycle, Inc., a medical waste management and healthcare compliance services company, since March 1989 and currently serves as Lead Director. Mr. Schuler also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc., a medical diagnostics company. Mr. Schuler is also a co-founder of Crabtree Partners, LLC, a Chicago-based venture capital firm which was formed in 1995. Prior to 1990, Mr. Schuler held various executive positions at Abbott Laboratories, a broad-based healthcare company, from December 1972 through August 1989, most recently serving as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Schuler also recently served on the Board of Directors of Medtronic Inc. from 1990 through 2013 and Hansen Medical, Inc., a medical technology company, from 2013 until January 2016. Mr. Schuler holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.

Charles Slacik

Mr. Charles P. Slacik CPA. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Slacik has more than 30 years of executive experience in the health care industry, serving most recently as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Beckman Coulter Inc. from October 2006 until its acquisition in June 2011. Mr. Slacik recently served as a Member of the Board of STAAR Surgical Company, a medical device company, from September 2012 through September 2015 and as a Member of the Board and Chair of the Audit Committee at Sequenom, Inc., a life sciences company, from September 2012 until its acquisition in September 2016. Mr. Slacik received his B.S. in Accounting and Finance from the University of Connecticut and is a certified public accountant.

Ken Widder

Dr. Kenneth J. Widder M.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Widder has more than thirty years of experience working with biomedical companies and has been a General Partner with Latterell Venture Partners since 2007. Dr. Widder is also a member of the Board of Directors of Evoke Pharma Inc., Meritage Pharma Inc., and Naurex Inc. He holds an M.D. from Northwestern University and trained in pathology at Duke University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Kenneth Buechler

202,082

Douglas Bryant

1,765,070

Randall Steward

842,058

Robert Bujarski

826,872

Michael Abney

--

Werner Kroll

810,135

Edward Russell

811,549

Thomas Brown

129,661

Mary Polan

121,676

Jack Schuler

131,427

Charles Slacik

135,653

Ken Widder

117,662
As Of  31 Dec 2016