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Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT.OQ)

SRPT.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

M. Kathleen Behrens

65 2015 Independent Chairwoman of the Board

Douglas Ingram

55 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Sandesh Mahatme

53 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Officer

Guriqbal Basi

61 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer

David Howton

46 2012 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Alexander Cumbo

47 2017 Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

Gilmore O'Neill

2018 Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

Shamim Ruff

58 2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Regulatory Affairs Officer

Richard Barry

59 2015 Independent Director

Michael Bonney

59 2017 Independent Director

Claude Nicaise

65 2015 Independent Director

Hans Wigzell

80 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

M. Kathleen Behrens

Dr. M. Kathleen Behrens, Ph.D., is Independent Chairwoman of the Board of the Company. Dr. Behrens served as a member of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) from 2001 to early 2009 and as Chairwoman of PCAST’s Subcommittee on Personalized Medicine. She has served as a public-market biotechnology securities analyst as well as a venture capitalist focusing on healthcare, technology and related investments. Dr. Behrens was instrumental in the founding of several biotechnology companies, including Protein Design Labs, Inc. and COR Therapeutics, Inc. She worked for Robertson Stephens & Co. from 1983 through 1996, serving as a General Partner and Managing Director. Dr. Behrens continued in her capacity as a General Partner for selected venture funds for RS Investments, an investment management and research firm, from 1996 through December 2009, after management led a buyout of that firm from Bank of America. While Dr. Behrens worked at RS Investments, from 1996 to 2002, she served as a Managing Director at the firm and, from 2003 to December 2009, she served as a consultant to the firm. From 1997 to 2005, she was a director of the Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy for the National Research Council, and from 1993 to 2000 she was a Director, President and Chairwoman of the National Venture Capital Association. Since December 2009, Dr. Behrens has worked as an independent life sciences consultant and investor. Dr. Behrens was a director of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from June 2009 until Amylin’s sale in August 2012 to Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. Dr. Behrens also served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of KEW Group Inc., a private oncology services company, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts from January 2012 to July 2014. Dr. Behrens holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biology and a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University California, Davis.

Douglas Ingram

Mr. Douglas S. Ingram serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. Prior to his appointment, from December 2015 until November 2016, he served as the Chief Executive Officer and President and a Director of Chase Pharmaceuticals Corporation, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. Prior to joining Chase Pharmaceuticals, Mr. Ingram served as the President of Allergan, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, from July 2013 until it was acquired by Actavis in early 2015. At Allergan, he also served as President, Europe, Africa and Middle East from August 2010 to June 2013, and Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, and Secretary from October 2006 to July 2010, where he led Allergan’s Global Legal Affairs, Compliance, Internal Audit and Internal Controls, Human Resources, Regulatory Affairs and Safety, and Global Corporate Affairs and Public Relations departments. Mr. Ingram also served as General Counsel of Allergan from January 2001 to June 2009 and as Secretary and Chief Ethics Officer from July 2001 to July 2010. With the acquisition of Allergan by Actavis, Mr. Ingram consulted as a special advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of Actavis. Mr. Ingram serves as a director of Pacific Mutual Holding Company, a parent company for subsidiaries engaged in a variety of insurance, financial services and other investment-related businesses, where he is a member of the Compensation Committee, the Governance and Nominating Committee, and the Member Interests Committee. Mr. Ingram received his J.D. from the University of Arizona and his Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University.

Sandesh Mahatme

Mr. Sandesh Mahatme is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Officer of the Company. Prior to this appointment, he served as our Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer since November 2012. From January 2006 to November 2012, Mr. Mahatme worked at Celgene Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, where he served in various roles, including Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, Senior Vice President of Finance, Corporate Treasurer and Head of Tax. While at Celgene, Mr. Mahatme built the treasury and tax functions before establishing the Corporate Development Department, which focuses on strategic, targeted initiatives, including commercial development in emerging markets, acquisitions and licensing and global manufacturing expansion. Prior to working at Celgene, Mr. Mahatme worked for Pfizer Inc., a pharmaceutical company, for eight and a half years in senior roles in Business Development and Corporate Tax. Mr. Mahatme started his career at Ernst & Young LLP where he advised multinational corporations on a broad range of transactions. Mr. Mahatme holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from NYU School of Law, an LL.M. from Cornell Law School and is a member of the New York State Bar Association. Mr. Mahatme is also a board member of Flexion Therapeutics, Inc., Aeglea Biotherapeutics Inc. and Elcelyx Therapeutics Inc.

Guriqbal Basi

Dr. Guriqbal S. Basi, Ph.D. is Senior Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer of the company. Prior to this appointment, from March 2016 to June 2016, Dr. Basi served as Senior VP, Research, for Adverum Biotechnology, a company focused on gene therapy for ocular indications and rare disease. From June 2015 to March 2016, Dr. Basi served as Chief Scientific Officer for Circuit Therapeutics, Inc., an innovative start-up leveraging state of the art capabilities in optogenetics, gene therapy and single cell RNAseq for target discovery and therapeutic applications in central nervous system indications. From February 2015 to May 2015, Dr. Basi served as Chief Scientific Officer for Symic Biomedical. From September 1992 to February 2014, Dr. Basi worked at Elan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where he served in various roles, including Chief Science and Technology Officer and Head of Pre-clinical Development. Dr. Basi has also provided professional consulting services to bio-pharmaceutical entities since April 2014. Dr. Basi served on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Parkinson’s Progression Marker Initiative, sponsored and funded by the Michael J. Fox Foundation, as well as an invited member of the Scientific Strategy and Planning Committee of the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation. Dr. Basi earned his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a B.S. in Biochemistry from the Ohio State University.

David Howton

Mr. David Tyronne Howton, Jr., is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. From September 2011 to November 2012, Mr. Howton served as the Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and as a member of the executive team at Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, a publicly-traded biotechnology company. In this capacity, he participated in the general management of the company and oversaw all aspects of the Vertex global legal and compliance departments. Prior to his appointment as Chief Legal Officer at Vertex, Mr. Howton served as the Chief Compliance Officer from September 2009 to August 2011 and, in this capacity, he was responsible for designing and implementing the Vertex corporate compliance program as well as chairing the company’s Corporate Compliance Committee. From 2003 to September 2009, Mr. Howton worked at Genentech, Inc., a biotechnology company, where he served in a number of legal roles before becoming the company’s Chief Healthcare Compliance Officer in 2006. Prior to joining Genentech in 2003, Mr. Howton was a member of the Sidley Austin LLP corporate healthcare practice, where he advised clients on corporate transactions involving life science companies and provided regulatory counsel. Mr. Howton holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from Yale University and a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.

Alexander Cumbo

Mr. Alexander Cumbo is Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. Prior to this appointment, he served as our Vice President, Business Development since January 2013. From June 2010 to January 2013, Mr. Cumbo worked at Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, where he served as Vice President of Sales and Treatment Education for the launch of Incivek. Prior to working at Vertex, Mr. Cumbo worked for Gilead Sciences, a biopharmaceutical company, for nine years in multiple commercial roles supporting the HIV, HBV and Cardiovascular franchises. Mr. Cumbo started his career at GlaxoSmithKline plc and has over twenty years of pharmaceutical and biotechnology experience. Mr. Cumbo holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Medical Technology from Auburn University.

Gilmore O'Neill

Shamim Ruff

Ms. Shamim Ruff is Senior Vice President, Chief Regulatory Affairs Officer of the Company. Prior to this appointment, she served as our Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Quality since January 2013. From April 2011 to December 2012, Ms. Ruff served as Vice President, Regulatory Affairs at Sanofi, a pharmaceutical company, where she was Head of Oncology Regulatory Affairs, responsible for leading Global, European, and CMC Regulatory Affairs teams. Prior to working at Sanofi, Ms. Ruff served as Executive Director, US and Global Regulatory Affairs at Amgen from March 2007 to March 2011. She previously held senior positions at Abbott and AstraZeneca, where she had global oversight for the development and filings of multiple compounds, some of which had companion diagnostics. Ms. Ruff holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Biology from the University of Leicester, UK, and a Master’s degree in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Loughborough, UK. Additionally, she is a Chartered Chemist and Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (CChem MRSC), and is also an active member of DIA, RAPS and ASCO.

Richard Barry

Mr. Richard J. Barry is Independent Director of the Company. He also serves as a member of our audit committee and our compensation committee and as a member and chair of our nominating and corporate governance committee. Mr. Barry is a long time stockholder of the Company. He has served as a director and as a member of the audit committee and as a member and chair of the nominating and corporate governance committee of Elcelyx Therapeutics Inc., a pharmaceutical company, since February 2013, and is a Managing Member of GSM Fund, LLC, a fund established for the sole purpose of investing in Elcelyx. Mr. Barry has also been a Partner and Advisory Board member of the San Diego Padres since 2009. He was previously an Advisory Board member for the Schreyer Honors College at Pennsylvania State University and served as a director of Cluster Wireless, a San Diego-based software company. Mr. Barry has extensive experience in the investment management business. He was a founding member of Eastbourne Capital Management LLC, a large equity hedge fund investing in a variety of industries, including health care, and served as a Managing General Partner and Portfolio Manager from 1999 to its close in 2010. Prior to Eastbourne, Mr. Barry was a Portfolio Manager and Managing Director of Robertson Stephens Investment Management. Mr. Barry also spent over 13 years in various roles in institutional equity and investment management firms, including Lazard Freres, Legg Mason and Merrill Lynch. Mr. Barry holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from Pennsylvania State University. Our nominating and corporate governance committee believes that Mr. Barry’s significant experience in the financial sector and extensive knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry qualifies him for service as a member of our Board.

Michael Bonney

Mr. Michael W. Bonney is Independent Director of the Company. From 2003 through its acquisition by Merck in 2014, He also serves as a member of the audit committee. From June 2017, Mr. Bonney has been serving as Chief Executive Officer and Chair of Kaleido Biosciences, a biotechnology company focused on the development of novel chemistries to unlock the power of the human microbiome. From January 2016 to July 2016, Mr. Bonney was a partner at Third Rock Ventures. From January 2002 to December 2014, Mr. Bonney worked at Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc., where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer, and then as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Bonney is Chair of the Board of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and a member of the Board and the Audit Committee of Magenta Therapeutics and Celgene Corporation. He also serves as a member of the Finance and the Development Committees of the Board of Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. Additionally, Mr. Bonney chairs the Board and serves on the Nominating and Corporate Governance and the Valuation Committees of Tekla Healthcare and Life Sciences Funds, and he chairs the Board of Trustees of Bates College. Mr. Bonney served as a member of the Compensation and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees of Global Blood Therapeutics from February 2016 to June 2017. He was also a director of NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2005 until its sale to Shire plc in February 2015, where he was a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees and chaired the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Bonney earned a B.A. in Economics from Bates College.

Claude Nicaise

Dr. Claude Nicaise, M.D., is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Nicaise is the owner of Clinical Regulatory Services, a company providing advice on clinical and regulatory matters to biotechnology companies. He has served as an Executive Vice President Regulatory at Ovid Therapeutics Inc., a company that develops medicines for orphan diseases of the brain, from 2015. From 2008 to 2014, Dr. Nicaise was a Senior Vice President of Strategic Development and Global Regulatory Affairs at Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc., a pharmaceutical company. From 1983 to 2008, Dr. Nicaise served in various positions of increasing responsibility at Bristol-Myers Squibb, including the following senior management positions: Vice-President of Global Development, Vice-President Worldwide Regulatory Science and Strategy and leadership positions in Oncology, Infectious Disease and NeuroScience Development. Dr. Nicaise holds an M.D. from the Universite libre de Bruxelles in Belgium. Our nominating and corporate governance committee believes that Dr. Nicaise’s significant experience in the pharmaceuticals sector, including in clinical and regulatory affairs, qualifies him for service as a member of our Board.

Hans Wigzell

Dr. Hans Wigzell, M.D., Ph.D., is Independent Director of the Company. In the past five years, Dr. Wigzell served as a director of Probi AB, Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB and Valneva SE (a successor to Intercell AG), a biotechnology company, and currently serves as Chairman of Rhenman & Partners Asset Management AB, an investment management firm, and a director of RaySearch Laboratories AB, a medical technology company. Since 2006, Dr. Wigzell has served as a director of Karolinska Development AB, a company listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm market that selects, develops and seeks ways to commercialize promising new Nordic lifescience innovations. He has also served as the Chairman of Karolinska Development AB since 2017. From 1995 to 2003, he was the President of the Karolinska Institute, a medical university and was General Director of the National Bacteriological Laboratory in Stockholm from 1987 to 1993. Dr. Wigzell is Chairman of the board of the Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship. He is an elected member of several national academies, including the Swedish Royal Engineering Academy, Sweden; the Royal Academy of Science, Sweden; the Danish Academy of Arts and Letters; the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; the Finnish Science Society; and the European Molecular Biology Organization. In addition to serving as President of the Karolinska Institute, his academic career includes being Chairman of the Nobel Prize Committee, and the Karolinska Institute and Distinguished External Advisory Professor of Ehime University, Japan. Additionally, Dr. Wigzell was appointed Chairman of the Nobel Assembly in 2000. Dr. Wigzell holds an M.D. and Ph.D. from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and he has received honorary doctorate degrees at University “Tor Vergata” in Rome, Italy, Turku University in Finland, The Feinstein Institute in New York and Helsinki University in Finland.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

M. Kathleen Behrens

360,870

Douglas Ingram

56,866,200

Sandesh Mahatme

2,200,130

Guriqbal Basi

2,366,050

David Howton

1,823,530

Alexander Cumbo

2,317,780

Gilmore O'Neill

--

Shamim Ruff

2,016,070

Richard Barry

327,074

Michael Bonney

415,630

Claude Nicaise

299,506

Hans Wigzell

307,995
As Of  31 Dec 2017