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Trevena Inc (TRVN.OQ)

TRVN.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Leon Moulder

60 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Carrie Bourdow

55 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Hamill

54 2018 Interim Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer

John Limongelli

47 2016 Chief Administrative Officer, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Mark Demitrack

2018 Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

Yacoub Habib

49 2015 Senior Vice President - Business Development and Corporate Planning

Scott Braunstein

54 2018 Director

Maxine Gowen

60 2018 Director

Michael Dougherty

60 2013 Independent Director

Julie McHugh

53 2014 Independent Director

Jake Nunn

47 2013 Independent Director

Anne Phillips

63 2014 Independent Director

Barbara Yanni

62 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Leon Moulder

Mr. Leon O. Moulder, Jr., is Independent Chairman of the Board of Trevena Inc. Since June 2010, Mr. Moulder is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of TESARO, Inc., a public oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company that he cofounded in May 2010. From April 2009 to January 2010, Mr. Moulder served as Vice Chairman of the board of directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of Abraxis BioScience, Inc., a biotechnology company. Before that, Mr. Moulder served as Vice Chairman of Eisai Corporation of North America, a pharmaceutical company and wholly owned subsidiary of Eisai Co., Ltd., from January 2008 until January 2009, following Eisai Co., Ltd.’s acquisition of MGI PHARMA, Inc., a pharmaceutical company in January 2008. Mr. Moulder served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors of MGI PHARMA, Inc. from May 2003 to January 2008. Mr. Moulder earned a bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from Temple University and a master of business administration degree from the University of Chicago. Mr. Moulder is a Trustee of Temple University and serves on the board of the Fox Chase Cancer Center. He also served as a director of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from February 2010 until January 2015. Our Board believes that Mr. Moulder’s significant operational and senior management experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, as well as his extensive experience as a director on public and private boards in the industry, allow him to make valuable contributions to the Board.

Carrie Bourdow

Ms. Carrie L. Bourdow is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. She is no longer serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Trevena, Inc. Ms. Bourdow joined Trevena as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer in May 2015. Prior to joining Trevena, she was vice president of marketing, reimbursement, and operations at Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc., from 2013 to 2015, where she had responsibility for five acute care hospital pharmaceuticals totaling over $1 billion in annual revenues. Prior to that, she served for more than 20 years at Merck & Co., Inc., where she held positions of increasing responsibility across several therapeutic areas. Since June 2017, Ms. Bourdow has served on the board of Nabriva Therapeutics plc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company.

John Hamill

Mr. John P. Hamill is Interim Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer of the company. From September 2017 to April 2018, Mr. Hamill served as Interim Chief Financial Officer for Cellectar Biosciences, Inc., a publicly traded clinical stage biopharmaceutical company. Prior to this, Mr. Hamill served as the Chief Executive Officer of NephroGenex, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company, from April 2016 to May 2017 and as Chief Financial Officer from January 2014 to May 2017. From June 2013 to January 2014, Mr. Hamill served as Co-President and Chief Financial Officer of Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and from September 2012 to June 2013 as its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Hamill has also served as a financial consultant for various private companies. From 2001 until 2009, Mr. Hamill worked for PharmaNet Development Group, Inc., where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2006 until 2009. Mr. Hamill earned his B.S. with a dual major in Accounting/Business and Computer Science from DeSales University (formerly Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales) in 1986. Mr. Hamill is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

John Limongelli

Mr. John M. Limongelli, Esq. is Chief Administrative Officer, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the company. He joined our company as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in May 2014. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Associate Chief Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Cigna Corporation from September 2013 until May 2014. From October 2012 to September 2013, he was a partner at the law firm Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC. He served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Adolor Corporation from September 2008 until Adolor's sale to Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in December 2011. Prior to Adolor, Mr. Limongelli held roles of increasing responsibility with Cephalon, Inc., most recently serving as Vice President and Associate General Counsel. Mr. Limongelli began his legal career in private practice with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Limongelli was a certified public accountant with KPMG LLP. Mr. Limongelli obtained both his J.D. and M.B.A. from Temple University.

Mark Demitrack

Dr. Mark A. Demitrack is Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of the Company. Prior to joining Trevena, Dr. Demitrack was Vice President, Clinical Strategy at Roivant Sciences, Inc. Previously, Mark was the Chief Medical Officer at Neuronetics, Inc., where he was responsible for the development and approval of the NeuroStar transcranial magnetic stimulation system for the treatment of pharmacoresistant depression, and Medical Director at Lilly Research Labs where he was responsible for the development of CNS drugs from early phase to post-market commercialization and oversaw the development and approval of Cymbalta (duloxetine) for major depression. Prior to joining industry, Mark was an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan Medical Center. Mark holds a B.A. from Columbia University, an M.D. from the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and completed a fellowship in clinical neuroendocrinology at the NIH. He completed residency training in psychiatry at the University of California San Francisco and received board-certification in adult psychiatry.

Yacoub Habib

Dr. Yacoub Habib, Ph.D., M.B.A., is Senior Vice President - Business Development and Corporate Planning of Trevena, Inc. Previously, from 2009 to June 2015, he served as Vice President of Business Development at Ikaria, Inc. and led the business development strategy for the company until its acquisition. From 2007 to 2009, he served as Executive Director of New Business Development for Pfizer Inc. Before joining Pfizer, Dr. Habib was Executive Director of Global Business Development for Organon Pharmaceuticals, a division of Akzo Nobel, where he was responsible for the identification, evaluation, and negotiation of in-licensing, out-licensing and divestiture opportunities in neuroscience, fertility, and women health. He started his career at Bristol-Myers Squibb where he spent nine years in various research, corporate, and business development roles including as Director of Corporate and Business Development. Dr. Habib holds a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences from the University of Maryland and an M.B.A. with a major in finance and marketing from New York University Stern School of Business.

Scott Braunstein

Dr. Scott N. Braunstein is Director of the Company. Dr. Braunstein currently is an Operating Partner at Aisling Capital, where he has served since 2015. From 2015 to 2018, Dr. Braunstein also served as Chief Operating Officer, SVP Of Corporate Strategy, and Chief Strategy Officer at Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company. From 2014 to 2015, Dr. Braunstein served as a healthcare portfolio manager at Everpoint Asset Management. For twelve years prior to joining Everpoint, Dr. Braunstein was with J.P. Morgan Asset Management as a healthcare analyst and managing director in the U.S. Equity team and served as the portfolio manager for the J P Morgan Global Healthcare fund. Dr. Braunstein was responsible for managing investments in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and medical devices. Dr. Braunstein is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors for ArTara Therapeutics, Inc., and is a member of the Board of Directors of Esperion Therapeutics, Inc., Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., SiteOne Therapeutics, Inc., and Ziopharm Oncology, Inc. Dr. Braunstein began his career as a practicing physician at the Summit Medical Group and as Assistant Clinical Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center. He earned his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Maxine Gowen

Dr. Maxine Gowen, Ph.D., is Director of the Company. Prior to this Dr. Gowen held a variety of leadership roles at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) over a period of fifteen years. As Senior Vice President for the Center of Excellence for External Drug Discovery (CEEDD), she developed an innovative new approach to externalizing drug discovery in big pharma. Dr. Gowen was previously President and Managing Partner at SR One, the venture capital subsidiary of GSK, where she led its investments in and served on the board of directors of numerous companies. Until 2002 Dr. Gowen was Vice President, Drug Discovery, Musculoskeletal Diseases at GSK, responsible for drug discovery and early development for osteoporosis, arthritis and metastatic bone disease. Dr. Gowen held a tenured academic position in the School of Pharmacology, University of Bath, UK from 1989-1992. She has authored more than 100 refereed scientific publications. Dr. Gowen graduated with a B.Sc. in biochemistry from the University of Bristol, UK, then received a Ph.D. in cell biology from the University of Sheffield, UK, and received an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Gowen served on the board of Human Genome Sciences until its purchase by GSK in July 2012. She currently serves on the board of Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. and Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., both public biopharmaceutical companies, since July 2014 and January 2016, respectively. Dr. Gowen also serves on the boards of the state and national biotechnology industry associations, Life Sciences PA and BIO, respectively. Our Board believes that Dr. Gowen’s detailed knowledge of our company and her over 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry, including her roles at GSK, provide a critical contribution to the Board.

Michael Dougherty

Mr. Michael R. Dougherty is Independent Director of Trevena Inc. Mr. Dougherty was Executive Chairman of Celator Pharmaceuticals, Inc., from August 2015 until July 2016; he also served as a director of Celator from July 2013 to July 2016. Previously, Mr. Dougherty was Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Kalidex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., from May 2012 to October 2012. Mr. Dougherty was the President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Adolor Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, from December 2006 until December 2011. Mr. Dougherty joined Adolor as Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations in November 2002, and until his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer in December 2006, served in a number of capacities, including Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. From November 2000 to November 2002, Mr. Dougherty was President and Chief Operating Officer of Genomics Collaborative, Inc. Previously, Mr. Dougherty served in a variety of senior positions at Genaera Corporation, a biotechnology company, including President and Chief Executive Officer, and at Centocor, Inc. Mr. Dougherty is currently on the board of directors at Aviragen Therapeutics, Inc. (formerly Biota Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Foundation Medicine, Inc. and Cempra, Inc. Mr. Dougherty received a B.S. from Villanova University. Our Board believes that Mr. Dougherty’s deep understanding of biotechnology finance, research and development, sales and marketing, strategy and operations enable him to make valuable contributions to the Board.

Julie McHugh

Ms. Julie H. McHugh is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. McHugh was Chief Operating Officer of Endo Health Solutions Inc., a global specialty healthcare company, from March 2010 to May 2013, and since May 2013 she has provided consulting services to companies in the pharmaceuticals industry. Prior to that, from September 2008 to September 2009, she served as Chief Executive Officer of Nora Therapeutics, Inc., a private biotechnology company. From 2006 to 2008 she was Company Group Chairman for Johnson & Johnson’s worldwide virology business unit and from 2004 to 2006 she was President of Centocor, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary. Ms. McHugh has served on the boards of directors of Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc., EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Lantheus Holdings, Inc., all public pharmaceutical companies, since February 2014, July 2014, June 2015, and January 2016, respectively. Ms. McHugh also serves on the board of directors of Xellia Pharmaceuticals AS, a private specialty pharmaceutical company. Our Board believes that Ms. McHugh’s deep knowledge of biotechnology strategy, operations, research and development, and sales and marketing allows her to make valuable contributions to the Board.

Jake Nunn

Mr. Jake R. Nunn is Independent Director of Trevena Inc. Mr. Nunn has been a Partner at New Enterprise Associates, Inc., a venture capital firm, since June 2006. From January 2001 to June 2006, Mr. Nunn served as a Partner and an analyst for the MPM BioEquities Fund, a life sciences fund at MPM Capital, L.P., a private equity firm. Previously, Mr. Nunn was a healthcare research analyst and portfolio manager at Franklin Templeton Investments and an investment banker with Alex. Brown & Sons. Mr. Nunn currently serves on the board of directors of Dermira, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Nunn received his A.B. in economics from Dartmouth College and his M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Mr. Nunn also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, and is a member of the C.F.A. Society of San Francisco. Our board of directors believes that Mr. Nunn’s experience investing in life sciences, specialty pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and medical device companies, as well as his business and financial background, qualify him to serve on our board of directors

Anne Phillips

Dr. Anne M. Phillips, M.D. is Independent Director of Company. Dr. Phillips currently is Senior Vice President of Clinical, Medical and Regulatory Affairs at Novo Nordisk Inc., a pharmaceutical company, where she has served since 2011. Previously, she served as a Vice President in various positions at GlaxoSmithKline plc, which she joined in 1998, and prior to this Dr. Phillips was Head of the Infectious Diseases Program and Deputy Physician-in-Chief at Wellesley Central Hospital/St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada. She is a Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, earned an MD from the University of Toronto and received a BSc from the University of Western Ontario. Our Board believes that Dr. Phillips’ extensive late-stage clinical development experience in well-established pharmaceutical companies, together with her significant experience and knowledge as a physician, positions her to make valuable contributions to the Board.

Barbara Yanni

Ms. Barbara Yanni is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Yanni was Vice President and Chief Licensing Officer at Merck & Co., a pharmaceutical company, from November 2001 until her retirement in March 2014. Prior to this, Ms. Yanni served in various roles at Merck including in corporate development, financial evaluation, and tax. Ms. Yanni currently serves on the Board of Directors of Symic Holdings, LLC and Vaccinex, Inc., both private biotechnology companies. Ms. Yanni earned a J.D. from Stanford Law School and an A.B. from Wellesley College. She also holds a Masters of Law in Taxation from New York University. Our Board believes that Ms. Yanni’s extensive experience in biotechnology and pharmaceutical business evaluation and transaction execution, as well as her financial and general business knowledge allow her to make significant contributions to the Board.