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Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Inc (SNNA.OQ)

SNNA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Keith Leonard

57 2016 Chairman of the Board

Frederick Beddingfield

52 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Alexander Azoy

43 2019 Chief Financial Officer

Sean Andrews

2019 Vice President, Investor Relations

Kristina Burow

45 2015 Director

Dennis Fenton

67 2016 Director

James Hindman

57 2018 Director

Robert More

2016 Director

Biographies

Name Description

Keith Leonard

Mr. Keith R. Leonard Jr. is Chairman of our board of directors since January 2016. Mr. Leonard was co-founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kythera from 2005 until its acquisition by Allergan in October 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Leonard held roles of increasing responsibility at Amgen Inc., a public biotechnology company, including as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Amgen Europe. Mr. Leonard currently serves on the board of directors of Sanifit Laboratories S.L., a biopharmaceutical company, and Intuitive Surgical, Inc., a public medical device company, and is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors for Unity Biotechnology, a biotechnology company. He previously served on the boards of Affymax, Inc., a biotechnology company, Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, and ARYx Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Leonard was formerly an active duty officer in the United States Navy. Mr. Leonard received a B.S. in Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles, a B.A. in History from the University of Maryland, an M.S. in Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from the Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Frederick Beddingfield

Dr. Frederick C. Beddingfield III, M.D., Ph.D., is a President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company.Dr. Beddingfield is also a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon. Dr. Beddingfield served as Chief Medical Officer of Kythera Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., or Kythera, a public biotechnology company, from March 2013 until it was acquired by Allergan, Inc., or Allergan, in October 2015. Previously, Dr. Beddingfield worked at Allergan from 2003 to 2013. From August 2005 until March 2013 he served as Vice President and Global Therapeutic Area Head, Dermatology and Aesthetics at Allergan. Dr. Beddingfield also served as Chief Medical Officer of Allergan Medical from December 2008 to August 2010. Currently, Dr. Beddingfield is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine/Dermatology at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine where he has been on the faculty teaching and seeing patients since 2003. He also serves on the board of directors of Advancing Innovation in Dermatology and is a founder of the Dermatology Summit and Dermatology Entrepreneurship Conferences. Dr. Beddingfield also serves on the board of directors for Camp Wonder, a camp for children with severe skin diseases, as well as Cytrellis, Inc., a clinical stage medical technology company. Dr. Beddingfield holds a B.A. in Psychology from North Carolina State University, an M.D. from the University of North Carolina and a Ph.D. in Policy Analysis from RAND Graduate School of Policy Studies

Alexander Azoy

Mr. Alexander Azoy is appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective April 1, 2019. He has served as the Company’s Corporate Controller since December 2017. During that time, he worked directly with the Company’s Chief Financial Officer on financing projects and preparing Sienna to be a public reporting company. Mr. Azoy was previously the Vice President of Accounting for Smart & Final, a public consumer products retailer with over $4 billion in annual revenues and 12,000 employees, from January 2016 to November 2017. In this role, he oversaw accounting operations, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and SEC financial reporting. Mr. Azoy was the Corporate Controller for Kythera Biopharmaceuticals from March 2015 until December 2015, after it was acquired by Allergan plc. At Kythera, he had responsibility for its accounting and tax functions, as well as SEC financial reporting and preparing the company for its first commercial launch. From June 2013 to March 2015, Mr. Azoy served as Director, Finance Business Strategy for Warner Bros. Entertainment supporting corporate finance initiatives and mergers and acquisitions. From 2003 to 2013, he held roles of increasing responsibility in Ernst & Young’s audit practice, serving clients in the life sciences sector, including Amgen. Mr. Azoy holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from California State University, Northridge. He is a certified public accountant in California and a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Sean Andrews

Mr. Sean Andrews is Vice President, Investor Relations of the Company. Mr. Andrews has served as Sienna's Senior Director, Investor Relations, since May 2017. During that time, he was instrumental to Sienna's successful initial public offering (IPO) and transition to being a public company, and was a strong business partner to both the CEO and CFO regarding the Company's IR and corporate strategy, including messaging, investor targeting, corporate financing, pipeline evaluation and business development. Prior to joining Sienna, from January 2016 to April 2017, Mr. Andrews served as Senior Director of Investor Relations at Novan, Inc., where he was integral to its successful IPO and transition to being a public company and chaired its disclosure committee. From June 2013 through December 2015, Mr. Andrews was Managing Partner of Credible Strategic Advisors, where he provided investor relations and corporate strategy consulting services and assisted sell-side equity research teams with company and asset valuations. Previously, Mr. Andrews served in roles of increasing responsibility at Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp., most recently as Director, Investor Relations, from January 2008 until it was acquired by Valeant in December 2012. Mr. Andrews is a United States Air Force veteran, and holds undergraduate degrees in aircraft systems maintenance technology and instructor of technology and military science. He is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute and the Public Relations Society of America.

Kristina Burow

Ms.Kristina M Burow is board of directors since October 2015. Ms. Burow has served as Managing Director with ARCH Venture Partners since November 2011 and previously held positions of increasing responsibility at ARCH from August 2002 to November 2011. Ms. Burow also currently serves on the boards of directors of Vividion Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company, Lycera Corp., a biopharmaceutical company, BlackThorn Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, Metacrine, Inc., a biotechnology company, Scholar Rock, Inc., a biotechnology company, Unity Biotechnology, a biotechnology company, AgBiome Inc., a biotechnology company, AgTech Accelerator, an agricultural technology startup accelerator, and Vir Biotechnology Inc., a biotechnology company. She previously was a co-founder and member of the board of directors of Receptos, Inc., a public pharmaceutical company, prior to its acquisition by Celgene Corporation, and of Sapphire Energy, Inc., an energy company. Ms. Burow has participated in a number of other ARCH portfolio companies including Kythera, Siluria Technologies, an energy company, and Ikaria, a biotechnology company acquired by Madison Dearborn. Prior to joining ARCH, Ms. Burow was an Associate with the Novartis BioVenture Fund in San Diego and an early employee at the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation. Ms. Burow holds a B.A. in Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley, an M.A. in Chemistry from Columbia University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Dennis Fenton

Dr. Dennis M. Fenton, Ph.D is board of directors since October 2016. From 1982 until his retirement in 2008, Dr. Fenton worked at Amgen, where he held positions of increasing responsibility, including Vice President of Research, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Senior Vice President of Operations and Executive Vice President. Previously, Dr. Fenton worked as a researcher at Pfizer Central in New Product Development from 1977 to 1981. Dr. Fenton is currently an independent consultant and a member of the boards of directors of Portola Pharmaceuticals, a public pharmaceutical company, Pfenex Inc., a public clinicalstage biotechnology company, Omniox, Inc., a biotechnology company and Modern Meadow, Inc. a private company. Dr. Fenton previously served on the boards of directors of then-public life sciences companies Kythera (which was acquired by Allergan in 2015), Hospira (which was acquired by Pfizer in 2015), Dendreon Corp., Xenoport (which was acquired by Arbor Pharmaceuticals in 2016) and Genzyme Corporation (which was acquired by Sanofi Genzyme in 2011). He is also a member of the board of trustees of the Keck Graduate Institute. Dr. Fenton received a B.S. in Biology from Manhattan College and a Ph.D. in Microbiology from Rutgers University.

James Hindman

Mr. James M. Hindman is Director of the Company. Mr. Hindman, served at Allergan, Inc., a multi-specialty healthcare company, from 1984 to March 2015, where he held positions of increasing responsibility, and most recently served as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From 2002 to August 2014, he served as Senior Vice President of Treasury, Risk and Investor Relations, and, from 1984 to 2002, served a variety of other finance positions at Allergan Inc., including Senior Vice President, Finance and Controller, Vice President, Finance, Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis, and Assistant Corporate Controller. Mr. Hindman has served on the board of Millendo Therapeutics, Inc., a private biotechnology company, since June 2016. He has also provided financial consulting services to Cidara Therapeutics Inc., a public biotechnology company, since July 2015, and to RANI Therapeutics, a privately held biotechnology company, since December 2017. Mr. Hindman has served as a member of the Board of Regents at Loyola Marymount University since June 2015 and served on their Accounting Advisory Board from 2007 to June 2015. Mr. Hindman served as a member of the board of directors of The Allergan Foundation, a private charitable foundation, from 2009 to December 2015. He received a B.S. in Accounting from Loyola Marymount University, an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University, and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). Mr. Hindman was selected as a director because of his significant financial experience in the life sciences industry.

Robert More

Mr. Robert More is a Director of the Company.Mr. More has served as Managing Director of Alta Partners, a venture capital firm. Previously, from July 2013 to May 2015, Mr. More served as Senior Advisor for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and led its Global Health Venture Initiative. He served as a General Partner of venture capital firms Frazier Healthcare Ventures and Domain Associates from September 2008 to June 2013 and from June 1996 to July 2009, respectively. Mr. More previously served on the boards of directors of Achaogen, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company, Neothetics Inc., a public pharmaceutical company, Glaukos Corporation, a public medical technology company, and IntraLase Corp., a public medical device company acquired by Advanced Medical Options in 2007, as well as on the boards of directors of life sciences companies ESP Pharma, Inc., Proxima Therapeutics, Inc., NovaCardia, Inc., Esprit Pharma, Inc. and Oceana Therapeutics, Inc. Mr. More was a founding member of the board of directors of the Kauffman Fellows Program and serves on the boards of directors of One Revolution and The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND). He received his B.S. in Biology from Middlebury College and an M.B.A. from the Darden School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia.