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Recro Pharma Inc (REPH.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Wayne Weisman

60 2008 Independent Chairman of the Board

Geraldine Henwood

61 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Celano

58 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Jyrki Mattila

62 2017 Executive Vice President - Business Development

Ryan Lake

39 2017 Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer

Randall Mack

48 2008 Senior Vice President - Development, Secretary

Diane Myers

51 2008 Senior Vice President - Regulatory and Quality

Fred Graff

2016 Chief Commercial Officer

Stewart McCallum

2015 Chief Medical Officer

Alfred Altomari

55 2014 Independent Director

William Ashton

65 2009 Independent Director

Michael Berelowitz

71 2014 Independent Director

Winston Churchill

76 2008 Independent Director

Karen Flynn

54 2015 Independent Director

Bryan Reasons

49 2017 Independent Director

Susan Kim

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Wayne Weisman

Mr. Wayne B. Weisman, J.D., is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Recro Pharma, Inc. since 2008. Since 2007, Mr. Weisman has been a director of the corporate general partner of the common general partner of SCP Vitalife, which beneficially owns 79% of our outstanding stock as of January 31, 2014. He has also served as a managing member of SCP Vitalife Management Company, LLC, which by contract provides certain management services to the common general partner of SCP Vitalife. He has also led the activities of SCP Private Equity Partners II, L.P., a venture capital fund of which he and Mr. Churchill are principals, in the life sciences area; these activities include investments in the United States and Israel. He has also led several other technology investments for SCP Private Equity Partners II, L.P. He has been a member of the investment committee of the Vitalife Life Sciences funds since their inception in 2002 and has worked closely with these funds since then. Mr. Weisman has been a member of the board of directors of CIP Capital L.P., a small business investment company licensed by the U.S. Small Business Administration since its inception in 1991. Mr. Weisman serves on the board of ReWalk Robotics Ltd. and on a number of private company boards including the boards of DIR Technologies, EndoSpan Ltd., Ivenix, LLC, and Echo360 Inc. He is the chairman of the boards of trustees of Young Scholars School, Young Scholars Frederick Douglass and Young Scholars Kenderton. He is also an advisory board member of the Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce and Mid-Atlantic Diamond Ventures, the venture forum of Temple University. Mr. Weisman holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.

Geraldine Henwood

Ms. Gerri Henwood is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director at Recro Pharma, Inc. From 2006 to 2013, Ms. Henwood served as the President of MCG. Ms. Henwood continues to spend a small portion of her time engaged in the provision of services for MCG to other companies, including companies that are engaged in the development and commercialization of other pharmaceutical products. Prior to this, Ms. Henwood was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., or Auxilium, a company she founded in late 1999. From 1985 to 1999, Ms. Henwood was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of IBAH, Inc., or IBAH, a contract research organization. IBAH reached a net revenue level of $150 million, as a NASDAQ traded company, before being acquired by Omnicare in 1998. Ms. Henwood began her career with Smith Kline & French, now part of GlaxoSmithKline plc, in the pharmaceutical management program. She rose through the ranks to be a brand manager, then the head of Regulatory and Medical Affairs for the U.S. business and then to the position of Group Director – Marketing in the International Pharmaceutical Division. Ms. Henwood serves on the board of directors of Alkermes plc, a global biopharmaceutical company, and two private companies. Ms. Henwood holds a B.S. in Biology from Neumann University.

Michael Celano

Mr. Michael Celano is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Celano brings to Recro more than 35 years of financial leadership experience in the life sciences and biopharmaceutical industries. He has served as CFO at Kensey Nash, a Nasdaq listed medical device company and BioRexis, a venture funded-life sciences company. Mr. Celano is also on the board of Orasure Technologies (Nasdaq:OSUR). Mr. Celano has also served as CFO of Makindus, a privately-held specialty pharmaceutical company, and at Drugscan, a private equity funded provider of clinical laboratory services. Prior to entering the biopharmaceutical industry, Mr. Celano was a Partner at Arthur Andersen/KPMG, where he worked from 1980 until 2004, and led its life sciences practices. Mr. Celano received a bachelor's degree in accounting from St. Joseph's University.

Jyrki Mattila

Dr. Jyrki Mattila, M.D. Ph.D., serves as Executive Vice President - Business Development of the Company. Dr. Mattila joins Recro Pharma from Lipocine Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, where he served for two years as Chief Business Officer. From 2010 to 2015, Dr. Mattila held executive management positions, serving as Chief Business Officer at iCeutica Inc. and as President and Chief Executive Officer at LZ Therapeutics, Inc. From 2003 to 2010, Dr. Mattila served as Executive Vice President, Business Development, Product Development and Technical Operations, at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc., where he contributed to Auxilium's growth from a private start-up to a publicly-traded specialty pharmaceutical company. From 1986 to 2003, Dr. Mattila held positions of increasing responsibility at Orion Corporation in business development, R&D and executive general management. Dr. Mattila served as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Kansas Medical Center and holds a M.B.A. from the Helsinki School of Economics, a Ph.D. from the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Helsinki and a M.D. from the University of Helsinki Medical School.

Ryan Lake

Mr. Ryan D. Lake is Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. He has served as the Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Aspire Bariatrics, Inc., or Aspire, a commercial-stage medical device company, from July 2015 to May 2017. Prior to joining Aspire, Mr. Lake held various executive management and senior finance positions, including Director of the Natural Materials Division, Controller and Senior Director of Finance, at DSM Biomedical, a division of Royal DSM, a biomaterials company, from June 2012 until July 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Lake held various senior financial positions, most notably Senior Director of Finance and Interim CFO, with Kensey Nash Corporation, a biomaterials company, from 2002 until its acquisition by Royal DSM in June 2012.

Randall Mack

Mr. Randall Mack is the Senior Vice President - Development and Secretary at Recro Pharma, Inc. From 2008 to 2013, Mr. Mack served as Executive Vice President, Development for MCG. Mr. Mack continues to spend a small portion of his time engaged in the provision of services for MCG to other companies, including companies that are engaged in the development and commercialization of other pharmaceutical products. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Mack served as Vice President, Project Management and Operations at Adolor Corporation where he oversaw the development programs in the areas of opioid-induced bowel dysfunction and pain management. For more than 15 years, he also held positions of increasing responsibilities at Auxilium, Abbott Laboratories and Harris Laboratories. In these positions he was responsible for the conduct of over 400 clinical trials, the filing of 20 INDs and 4 NDAs. During his career he has authored more than 75 scientific articles, book chapters, abstracts and poster presentations in the areas of gastroenterology, urology, neuroscience and psychiatric disorders. Mr. Mack holds a B.S. in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Diane Myers

Ms. Diane Myers is the Senior Vice President - Regulatory and Quality at Recro Pharma, Inc. From 2008 to 2013, Ms. Myers served as Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance for MCG. Ms. Myers continues to spend a small portion of her time engaged in the provision of services for MCG to other companies, including companies that are engaged in the development and commercialization of other pharmaceutical products. From 2000 to 2008, Ms. Myers served as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality at Auxilium. In addition, for more than 15 years she held positions of increasing responsibility at GlaxoSmithKline plc in the Quality Control and Quality Assurance groups within the Biopharmaceutical Research and Development Division. Ms. Myers holds a B.S. in Biology from Neumann University.

Fred Graff

Mr. Fred Graff is Chief Commercial Officer of the company. Graff brings over 20 years of senior commercial leadership experience to Recro Pharma. Mr. Graff began his career at Rhone Poulenc Rorer where he progressed through sales and field management to key headquarters sales support positions, culminating in his role as Director of Sales, US Cardiovascular Division, leading a 500+ person sales force. He spent the next 10 years of his career at Sepracor Pharmaceuticals as Senior Vice President of Sales where he designed and built a fully integrated sales organization which generated over $1 billion in annual sales revenue. He then served at Vanda Pharmaceuticals as Vice President, Sales, followed by Vice President, Commercial Operations at MAP Pharmaceuticals where he was instrumental in developing a joint commercial launch plan between MAP and Allergan that included product pricing, contract strategy, trade strategy, product positioning and messaging and sample policy. Mr. Graff then founded Graff & Associates in 2013, where he provided strategic consultancy services to a variety of life science companies. He holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Arizona.

Stewart McCallum

Mr. Stewart McCallum, M.D., is Chief Medical Officer of the Company. Dr. McCallum joins Recro Pharma from GSK (formerly GlaxoSmithKline) where he served for nearly 10 years in clinical director positions and culminating in his role as Clinical Director Academic and Sirtuin, Discovery Performance Units. During his time at GSK, Dr. McCallum successfully led high profile drug development programs across a wide variety of therapeutic areas including urology, oncology, gastrointestinal, dermatology, stem cell therapies, in vitro fertilization and women's health. He was responsible for the planning, design and execution of comprehensive development plans incorporating medical, regulatory and commercial considerations. From 1998 to 2006, Dr. McCallum served as Assistant Professor Urology at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. McCallum received his M.D. from the University of Toronto and his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Western Ontario. He completed a Clinical Fellowship in Microsurgery and Male Fertility at the Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University.

Alfred Altomari

Mr. Alfred Altomari is an Independent Director of Recro Pharma, Inc., since March 12, 2014. Mr. Altomari has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Agile Therapeutics since October 2010. Mr. Altomari is also a member of the board of directors of Agile Therapeutics and prior to being named President and Chief Executive Officer, he served as Agile’s Executive Chairman. From 2008 to September 2010, Mr. Altomari also served as a consultant. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Altomari held multiple senior management positions at Barrier Therapeutics, Inc., including Chief Commercial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Executive Officer. In 2008, in his role as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of Barrier’s board of directors, Mr. Altomari completed the successful sale of Barrier to Stiefel Laboratories, which was subsequently acquired by GlaxoSmithKline plc. From 1982 to 2003, Mr. Altomari held numerous executive roles in general management, commercial operations, business development, product launch preparation, and finance with Johnson & Johnson. Mr. Altomari also serves on the board of directors of Insmed Incorporated. Mr. Altomari received an M.B.A. from Rider University and his B.S. from Drexel University.

William Ashton

Mr. William L. Ashton is an Independent Director of Recro Pharma, Inc., since 2009. Since the beginning of 2013, Mr. Ashton has been a principal at Harrison Consulting Group, Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical consulting firm. From August 2009 to June 2013, Mr. Ashton was the senior vice president of external affairs reporting to the president and an assistant professor at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From August 2005 to August 2009, Mr. Ashton was the founding Dean of the Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy. Mr. Ashton has 28 years’ experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. From 1989 to 2005, Mr. Ashton held a number of positions at Amgen Inc., a biotechnology company, including vice president of U.S. sales and vice president of commercial and government affairs. Mr. Ashton currently serves on the boards of Galena Biopharma, Inc. and Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He is also a member of the board of the National Osteoporosis Foundation and Friends of the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Mr. Ashton holds a B.S., Education, from the California University of Pennsylvania and an M.A., Education, from the University of Pittsburgh. Mr. Ashton’s extensive experience with pharmaceutical and biological products commercialization and reimbursement issues, his past advisory role during the early years of Auxilium, as well as his experience as a board member of privately-held companies and his scientific expertise contributed to our board of directors’ conclusion that he should serve as a director of our company.

Michael Berelowitz

Dr. Michael Berelowitz, M.D., is an Independent Director of Recro Pharma, Inc. Since 2011, Dr. Berelowitz has served as a biopharmaceutical consultant. From 2009 to 2011, Dr. Berelowitz was Senior Vice President and Head of Clinical Development and Medical Affairs in the Specialty Care Business Unit at Pfizer, Inc. From 1996 to 2009, he held various other roles at Pfizer, Inc., beginning as a Medical Director in the Diabetes Clinical Research team and then assuming positions of increasing responsibility. Prior to that, Dr. Berelowitz spent a number of years in academia. Dr. Berelowitz also serves on the board of directors of Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. Among his public activities, Dr. Berelowitz has served on the board of directors of the American Diabetes Association, the Clinical Initiatives Committee of the Endocrine Society, and has chaired the Task Force on Research of the New York State Council on Diabetes. He has also served on several editorial boards, including the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism and Endocrinology, Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders and Clinical Diabetes. Dr. Berelowitz has authored and co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters in the areas of pituitary growth hormone regulation, diabetes and metabolic disorders. Dr. Berelowitz holds adjunct appointments as Professor of Medicine in the Divisions of Endocrinology and Metabolism at SUNY – StonyBrook and Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

Winston Churchill

Mr. Winston J. Churchill, Jr., is an Independent Director of Recro Pharma, Inc., since 2008. Since 2007, Mr. Churchill has been a director of the corporate general partner of the common general partner of SCP Vitalife, which beneficially owns 79% of our outstanding stock as of January 31, 2014. He has also served as a managing member of SCP Vitalife Management Company, LLC, which pursuant to contract provides certain management services to the common general partner of SCP Vitalife. Mr. Churchill has also served since 1993 as the President of CIP Capital Management, Inc., the general partner of CIP Capital, L.P., an SBA-licensed private equity fund. Prior to that, Mr. Churchill was a managing partner of Bradford Associates, which managed private equity funds on behalf of Bessemer Securities Corporation and Bessemer Trust Company. From 1967 to 1983, Mr. Churchill practiced law at the Philadelphia firm of Saul Ewing, LLP, where he served as Chairman of the Banking and Financial Institutions Department, Chairman of the Finance Committee and was a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Churchill is a director of Griffin Land & Nurseries, Inc., Innovative Solutions and Support, Inc., Cyalume Technologies Holdings, Inc., Amkor Technology, Inc. and of various SCP Vitalife portfolio companies. In addition, he serves as a director on the boards of a number of charities and as a trustee of educational institutions including the Gesu School and Scholar Academies and is a Trustee Fellow of Fordham University. From 1989 to 1993, Mr. Churchill served as Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System. He was awarded a B.S. in Physics, summa cum laude, from Fordham University followed by an M.A. in Economics from Oxford University where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar, and a J.D. degree from Yale Law School.

Karen Flynn

Ms. Karen A. Flynn is Independent Director of Recro Pharma, Inc. Ms. Flynn, President of Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems at West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., brings over 28 years of commercial and manufacturing experience to Recro’s Board. In her current role at West, Ms. Flynn is responsible for the company’s largest division, with global sales in excess of $1 billion. Previously, she was President, Americas Region, Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems at West, where she was responsible for both the manufacturing and commercial aspects of the business, including management of finance, operations, supply chain, sales, marketing, quality, research and development, and human resources. She previously served as Vice President, Sales from May 2008 to June 2012. From 2000 to 2008, Ms. Flynn served at Catalent, formerly known as Cardinal Health, where she worked in Sales Management, finishing her career there as Vice President, Global Accounts. Prior to Catalent, she spent 15 years at West, in numerous roles spanning general management, commercial operations, business development, product launch preparation, and finance. Ms. Flynn holds a Bachelor of Science in Pre-Professional Studies from The University of Notre Dame, a Master of Science in Business Administration from Boston University, and a Master of Science in Engineering from The University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association, the Forum of Executive Women, and serves on the Downingtown STEM Academy Advisory Board.

Bryan Reasons

Mr. Bryan M. Reasons is Independent Director of the company. In his current role as Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Impax Laboratories, Mr. Reasons’ responsibilities span accounting, financial planning and analysis, business development and investor relations and corporate communications. Prior to joining Impax in 2012, Mr. Reasons held positions of increasing responsibility at Cephalon, Inc., where he successfully navigated acquisition by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. for eight billion dollars. He previously served in a number of financial leadership roles at E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, ranging from corporate accounting, external reporting and audit and business advisory services. Mr. Reasons earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Pennsylvania State University and an M.B.A. from Widener University and is a certified public accountant.

Susan Kim