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Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc (SUPN.OQ)

SUPN.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Newhall

73 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

Jack Khattar

56 2005 President, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary, Director

Gregory Patrick

66 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Stefan Schwabe

66 2012 Executive Vice-President - Research and Development, Chief Medical Officer

Padmanabh Bhatt

60 2012 Senior Vice President - Intellectual Property, Chief Scientific Officer

Carrolee Barlow

2018 Director

Georges Gemayel

58 2015 Independent Director

Frederick Hudson

72 2010 Independent Director

John Siebert

78 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Newhall

Mr. Charles W. Newhall, III serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2005 and was elected to serve as Chairman of the Board in August 2016. In 1977, Mr. Newhall co-founded NEA, a venture capital firm that focuses on the medical and life sciences and information technology industries, from which he retired effective December 31, 2012. To date, Mr. Newhall has served as a director of over 50 venture-backed companies. In 1986, he founded the Mid-Atlantic Venture Capital Association (MAVA), which now has over 500 venture capital firms that are members, and is one of the most active regional venture associations in the country. He is Chairman Emeritus of MAVA. He has served as an advisor to Greenspring Associates since 2012. Before NEA, Mr. Newhall was a Vice President of T. Rowe Price. He served in Vietnam commanding an independent platoon including an initial reconnaissance of Hamburger Hill. His decorations include the Silver Star, Bronze Star V (1st OLC) and the Purple Heart. He earned an Honors Degree in English from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Mr. Newhall's substantial experience with companies in the healthcare sector and his venture capital, financial and business experience qualify him to serve as a director.

Jack Khattar

Mr. Jack A. Khattar is President, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary, Director of the company. He is the founder of our Company and has served as our President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Secretary and a Director since 2005. From 1999 to 2005, Mr. Khattar served in various positions during that time as a Board member, President and CEO of Shire Laboratories Inc., the drug delivery subsidiary of Shire plc. From 1999 to 2004, he also served as a member of Shire plc's Executive Committee. Prior to that, Mr. Khattar served as an Executive Officer and the Chairman of the Management Committee at CIMA Labs Inc. (CIMA), a drug delivery company where he was also responsible for business development, corporate alliances and strategic planning. Prior to joining CIMA in 1995, Mr. Khattar held several marketing and business development positions at Merck & Co., Novartis, Playtex and Kodak in various locations, including the United States, Europe and the Middle East. Mr. Khattar served on the Board of Rockville Economic Development, Inc. from 2003 until 2013. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Prevacus, Inc., a privately-held development stage biotechnology company. Mr. Khattar also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of scPharmaceuticals, a publicly traded pharmaceutical company. Mr. Khattar earned his degrees in Marketing with a BBA from American University of Beirut and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Khattar's leadership, executive, managerial, business and pharmaceutical company experience, along with his more than 25 years of industry experience in the development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products and drug delivery technologies, qualify him to be a director.

Gregory Patrick

Mr. Gregory S. Patrick is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of the Company. Previously, he has served as our Chief Financial Officer since November 2011. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer for three privately held life sciences companies; R012 (2010-2011); Bionor Immuno (2008-2010); and Sopherion Therapeutics (2004-2008). From 2001 through 2004, he served as Chief Financial Officer for Medimmune, and from 1999 to 2001, as Chief Financial Officer of Ventiv Health. Mr. Patrick served in a variety of positions at Merck & Co. from 1985 through 1999, including Vice President and Controller of Merck's Manufacturing Division, Executive Director of Corporate Planning and Reporting, and Executive Director of Financial Evaluation & Analysis. He started his career with Exxon Chemical Company as an engineer, subsequently joining Booz, Allen Hamilton as a management consultant and Avco Corporation as a financial manager. He holds B.S. and M.E. degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Environmental Engineering with a minor in Chemical Engineering, and an MBA in Finance from New York University.

Stefan Schwabe

Dr. Stefan K. F. Schwabe, M.D., Ph.D. is Executive Vice-President - Research and Development, Chief Medical Officer of the Company. Prior to that, Dr. Schwabe has served as our Executive Vice President of Research and Development and Chief Medical Officer since July 2012. Prior to that, Dr. Schwabe served as Chief Operating Officer at DemeRx, a privately-held biotech company, working in the area of addiction. From 2006 to 2010, Dr. Schwabe served as Vice-President for Project Direction for Neurology Projects at Sanofi-Aventis. From 2004 to 2006, he served as the Executive Director, US Clinical Development and Medical Affairs, Neuroscience for Novartis. From 1998 to 2004, Dr. Schwabe served as the Global Project Leader—Topamax for Johnson & Johnson. Dr. Schwabe served as Medical Director at Gabitril & Seroxat in the Health Care Strategy Unit, International Operations for Novo Nordisk, and both International Project Team Leader and International Clinical Team Leader—Trileptal and Scientific Investigator for Ciba-Geigy. Dr. Schwabe also served as Chief Resident, Department of Neurology for the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Schwabe received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Florida International University, his M.D. from the Ludwig- Maximilians University in Munich, Germany and his Ph.D./Doctorate from the Department of Toxicology at the Technical University of Munich, Germany.

Padmanabh Bhatt

Dr. Padmanabh P. Bhatt, Ph.D. is Senior Vice President - Intellectual Property, Chief Scientific Officer of the Company. he has served as our Senior Vice President Intellectual Property and Chief Scientific Officer since March 2012. Prior to that, he served as our Vice President of Pharmaceutical Sciences since 2005. From 2003 to 2005, Dr. Bhatt was Vice President of Advanced Drug Delivery at Shire Laboratories Inc. From 2001 to 2003, Dr. Bhatt served as Vice President of Research and Development and Chief Technology Officer at Point Biomedical Corporation. From 1996 to 2001, he served at ALZA Corporation (now a Johnson & Johnson company) in various positions from Product Development Manager to Director of Technical Development. Prior to that time, Dr. Bhatt has held positions as Research Specialist and Group Leader of Novel Drug Delivery at Dow Corning Corporation (from 1992 to 1996) and Senior Scientist at Hercon Laboratories (from 1989 to 1992). Dr. Bhatt earned his B.Pharm. and M.Pharm. degrees from the University of Bombay, India. He also holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of Kansas.

Carrolee Barlow

Dr. Carrolee Barlow is Director of the Company. Dr. Barlow's previous work has spanned clinical care, laboratory and clinical research, academia, and industry. She is the former Chief Scientific Officer and Chief Medical Officer of BrainCells, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of small molecules that stimulate adult hippocampal neurogenesis for the treatment of neurological and psychiatric disease. Prior to BrainCells, she served as the Director of Molecular Neuroscience and Therapeutic Area Head for Stroke and Neurodegeneration at Merck Research Laboratories where she was responsible for neuroscience biology, global exploratory, licensing, and development efforts. Dr. Barlow has held a faculty position in the Laboratory of Genetics at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California. She also serves as an advisory board member for several biotechnology companies and disease foundations advancing therapies for rare diseases and disorders of the central nervous system. Dr. Barlow received her Bachelor of Arts in English from The University of Utah and Doctor of Medicine from The University of Utah School of Medicine. In addition, she received her Doctor of Philosophy in molecular and developmental biology from The Karolinska Medical Nobel Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.

Georges Gemayel

Dr. Georges Gemayel, Ph.D. is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2015. Since 2010, he has served as a consultant for several biotechnology companies and venture capital funds. From February 2011 to December 2012, Dr. Gemayel served as Executive Chairman of Syndexa Pharmaceuticals Corp., a privately held drug development company. Prior to that, in 2010 Dr. Gemayel served as Executive Chairman of FoldRx until its acquisition by Pfizer. From June 2008 until November 2009, Dr. Gemayel served as President and CEO of Altus Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded pharmaceutical company. In November 2009, while Dr. Gemayel was President, CEO and a director, Altus Pharmaceuticals filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and ceased operations at such time. From 2003 to 2008, he was Executive Vice President at Genzyme Corporation where he was responsible for Genzyme's global therapeutics, transplant, renal and biosurgery businesses. From 2000 to 2003, Dr. Gemayel was employed as Vice President National Specialty Care for Hoffmann La-Roche, responsible for its U.S. business for dermatology, oncology, transplantation, hepatitis and HIV. Dr. Gemayel joined Hoffmann-La Roche in 1988 and served in various positions of increasing responsibility over his tenure there. Dr. Gemayel received his doctorate in pharmacy from St. Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon and his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Paris-Sud University in Paris, France. Dr. Gemayel currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Oxthera AB and Enterome Bioscience SA, both privately held companies, as well as a director of Orphazyme and Momenta Pharmaceuticals (each publicly traded companies). He was previously a director of Adolor Corporation, a publicly traded company acquired by Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a director at Prosensa acquired by Biomarin,

Frederick Hudson

Mr. Frederick M. Hudson, CPA is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2010. Mr. Hudson retired as a partner in the accounting firm of KPMG LLP in 2006 after a 37 year career with the firm. He was the partner in charge of the health care audit practice for the Washington—Baltimore business unit. He currently chairs the audit committee of the Board of Directors of Aradigm Corporation. He chairs the finance committee of the Board of Directors of GBMC Healthcare, Inc. and its affiliate, Greater Baltimore Medical Center where he was the prior chair of the audit committee. He is also a director and compliance committee member of Maxim Health Care Services, Inc. He was previously on the Board of Directors and the audit committee chair of Educate, Inc., Woodhaven Holding Corp., Vicor Technologies, Inc. and Paradigm Management Services LLC, on the Board of Financial Administration of the Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore and on the Board of Trustees of the Maryland Historical Society. Mr. Hudson received a B.S. in Accounting from Loyola University Maryland and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Hudson's extensive accounting and health care audit experience qualify him to serve as a director.

John Siebert

Dr. John M. Siebert, Ph.D. is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2011. Dr. Siebert has over 30 years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Currently, Dr. Siebert is Founder and CEO of Compan Pharmaceuticals, a companion animal pharmaceutical company. From May 2014 to November 2015, Dr. Siebert was CEO of Chase Pharmaceuticals, a company conducting clinical trials in Alzheimer's Disease based on a unique hypothesis. From 2010 to 2014, he was a Partner and Chief Operating Officer of New Rhein Healthcare Investors, LLC, a private equity group. From May 2003 to October 2008, Dr. Siebert was the Chairman and CEO of CyDex, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company. From September 1995 to April 2003, he was President and CEO of CIMA, a publicly traded drug delivery company, and from July 1995 to September 1995 he was President and Chief Operating Officer of CIMA. From 1992 to 1995, Dr. Siebert was Vice President, Technical Affairs at Dey Laboratories, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical company. From 1988 to 1992, he was head of research and development and Quality Control at a division of Bayer Corporation. Prior to that, Dr. Siebert was employed by E.R. Squibb & Sons, Inc., G.D. Searle & Co., Gillette and The Procter & Gamble Company. Dr. Siebert holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Illinois Benedictine University, an M.S. in Organic Chemistry from Wichita State University and a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Missouri. Dr. Siebert also serves on one other board, Aradigm Corporation, where he is the Acting Chairman. He is also Chairman of Aradigm's compensation committee and a member of its audit committee and the nominating and governance committee. Dr. Siebert's substantial operational and business experience with companies in the healthcare sector, combined with his scientific experience, qualify him to serve as a director.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Charles Newhall

336,351

Jack Khattar

5,570,920

Gregory Patrick

1,194,680

Stefan Schwabe

1,247,920

Padmanabh Bhatt

1,062,860

Carrolee Barlow

--

Georges Gemayel

285,351

Frederick Hudson

305,351

John Siebert

300,351
As Of  31 Dec 2017