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Xencor Inc (XNCR.OQ)

XNCR.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bassil Dahiyat

46 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Founder, Director

John Desjarlais

52 2016 Senior Vice President, Research and Chief Scientific Officer

Paul Foster

63 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

John Kuch

57 2010 Vice President - Finance

Edgardo Baracchini

57 2010 Chief Business Officer

A. Bruce Montgomery

63 2015 Lead Independent Director

Kevin Gorman

58 2017 Independent Director

Kurt Gustafson

49 2014 Independent Director

Yujiro Hata

43 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Bassil Dahiyat

Dr. Bassil I. Dahiyat, Ph.D. is a President, Chief Executive Officer, Founder and Director of the Company. Dr. Dahiyat has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since February 2005 and as a member of our Board of Directors since August 1997. Dr. Dahiyat co-founded Xencor in 1997 and, from 1997 to 2003, served as our Chief Executive Officer and, from 2003 to 2005, served as our Chief Scientific Officer. In 2005, Dr. Dahiyat was recognized as a technology pioneer by the World Economic Forum. Additionally, Dr. Dahiyat was named one of 2003's Top 100 Young Innovators by MIT's Technology Review magazine for his work on protein design and its development for therapeutic applications and has received awards from the American Chemical Society, the Controlled Release Society and the California Institute of Technology. Dr. Dahiyat holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the California Institute of Technology and B.S. and M.S.E. degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.

John Desjarlais

Dr. John R. Desjarlais, Ph.D. serves as Senior Vice President , Research and Chief Scientific Officer of the Company. Dr. Desjarlais served as our Chief Scientific Officer since July 2014 and served as our Vice President, Research from October 2006 to July 2014. In March 2016, Dr. Desjarlais was appointed Senior Vice President, Research and Chief Scientific Officer. He joined the Company in July 2001, initially serving as our Director of Protein Engineering. Dr. Desjarlais oversees all aspects of discovery and research at the company including technology development, protein and antibody engineering and generation of product candidates. Prior to joining us, Dr. Desjarlais was an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Penn State University from 1997 to 2001. Dr. Desjarlais received a B.S. in Physics from the University of Massachusetts and holds a Ph.D. in Biophysics from Johns Hopkins University. He then conducted postdoctoral research at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Desjarlais has driven the Company's technology development and engineering efforts for over five years and participated in the development of the Company's business and intellectual property strategies.

Paul Foster

Dr. Paul Foster, M.D. serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer of the Company. Dr. Foster joined us as Chief Medical Officer in August 2012, after serving in a substantially similar capacity as an outside consultant from January 2010 until August 2012. In December 2015, Dr. Foster was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Foster has 27 years of experience in a career spanning academic basic research, academic medical practice, research & development, product development, clinical development, drug safety, medical affairs, regulatory affairs and product commercialization. From June 2008 through May 2009 he served as Chief Medical Officer for Cardium Therapeutics Inc., a publicly-held health sciences and regenerative medicine company, and prior to that provided medical/clinical consulting services as Senior Vice President Development and Chief Medical Officer of Development & Strategic Consulting Associates, LLC. He has held senior leadership positions in both large and small biopharmaceutical companies including Biogen Idec, Inc., IDEC Pharmaceuticals Corp., Abbott Laboratories, Alpha Therapeutics Corporation, Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Dade Behring, Inc. He has experience with the development of biologics, small molecules and in-vitro diagnostics in therapeutic areas including oncology, hematology, inflammation and autoimmune diseases. Dr. Foster received his M.D. from Duke University School of Medicine and trained in Internal Medicine and Hematology/Oncology, and received a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Michigan.

John Kuch

Mr. John J. Kuch serves as Vice President of Finance of the Company., since October 2010. Mr. Kuch joined the Company in October 2000, serving as our Senior Director of Finance. Mr. Kuch has primary responsibility for SEC and financial reporting, budgeting, cash-flow management, investments, information technology, investor relations, capital financing and facility issues for the Company. Prior to joining us, he worked for over 15 years in public accounting. From August 1997 through December 1998 he served as a Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Kuch is a certified public accountant and received his B.S. and M.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois.

Edgardo Baracchini

Dr. Edgardo Baracchini, Jr. Ph.D. is the Chief Business Officer of the Company. Dr. Baracchini joined us as Chief Business Officer in January 2010. From March 2002 through June 2009, he served as Senior Vice President of Business Development at Metabasis Therapeutics, Inc., a publicly-held biopharmaceutical company, until its merger with Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. From June 1999 through February 2002, Dr. Baracchini was Vice President of Business Development at Elitra Pharmaceuticals Inc., and the Director of Business Development at Agouron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. until its acquisition by Warner-Lambert Co. Dr. Baracchini holds a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of Texas at Dallas and conducted his postdoctoral research at the University of California, San Diego and The Scripps Research Institute. He also earned an M.B.A. from the University of California, Irvine, and a B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Notre Dame.

A. Bruce Montgomery

Dr. A. Bruce Montgomery, M.D. is the Lead Independent Director of the company. Dr. Montgomery has more than 25 years of drug development, operations and financing experience, including positions at Genentech, Inc., Pathogenesis Corporation, Corus Pharma, and Gilead Sciences, Inc. Since May 2011, he has been Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of Cardeas Pharma, a company he founded in 2010. From August 2006 to May 2011, Dr. Montgomery served as Senior Vice President of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and prior to that, served for six years as Chief Executive Officer of Corus Pharma, a specialized biotechnology company that he founded, which was acquired by Gilead in 2006. While at Gilead, Dr. Montgomery successfully led the development of Cayston (aztreonam) as a treatment for cystic fibrosis patients. Dr. Montgomery also served as Executive Vice President of Research and Development at PathoGenesis Corporation until its acquisition by Chiron Corporation in 2000. He has served as a board member for ZymoGenetics, Inc. and is currently on the board of Alder Biopharmaceuticals and Cytodyn, Inc. Dr. Montgomery is a board certified internist and pulmonologist. Dr. Montgomery received his B.S. in Chemistry (Magna cum Laude, Outstanding Chemistry Major [Merck Award]), and M.D. (Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society) from the University of Washington, Seattle.

Kevin Gorman

Dr. Kevin C. Gorman, Ph.D. is an Independent Director of the Company. He has more than 26 years in the life science business including senior roles in finance, business development and operations. Dr. Gorman is a founder of Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company in January 2008 after having served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since September 2006 and prior to that, as Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Development. He has served on the Board of Directors since January 2008. From 1990 until 1993, Dr. Gorman was a principal of Avalon Medical Partners, L.P. where he was responsible for the early stage founding of the company and several other biotechnology companies such as Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Metra Biosystems, Inc., Idun Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Gorman received his Ph.D. in immunology and M.B.A. in Finance from the University of California, Los Angeles and did further post-doctoral training at The Rockefeller University.

Kurt Gustafson

Mr. Kurt A. Gustafson is an Independent Director of the Company. He has more than 25 years of diverse experience in corporate finance, with 15 years in senior management roles leading the finance departments of multi-faceted, dynamic and growth oriented biopharmaceutical industry organizations. Currently, Mr. Gustafson serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer at Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a position he has held since June 2013. Mr. Gustafson currently serves on the board of directors of ChromaDex Corporation, a publicly traded company. From April 2009 to June 2013, he served as Chief Financial Officer at Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc., a publicly-traded biopharmaceutical company. Before Halozyme, Mr. Gustafson worked at Amgen, Inc. for over 18 years holding various positions in finance including Treasurer, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Amgen International based in Switzerland. Mr. Gustafson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from North Park University in Chicago and an M.B.A. from University of California, Los Angeles.

Yujiro Hata

Mr. Yujiro S. Hata is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hata joined the Board of Directors in July 2015. He has more than 20 years of biotechnology company experience. Since August 2015 he has served as co-founder, Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of directors of IDEAYA Biosciences, a private oncology company. In 2015 Mr. Hata served as chief operating officer at immuno-oncology company FLX Bio, where he oversaw all business operations, mergers and acquisitions, and licensing. Prior to that Mr. Hata served as chief operating officer at immuno-oncology companies, Flexus Biosciences and spinout FLX Bio, until Flexus Biosciences’ acquisition by Bristol-Meyers Squibb in April 2015. From 2010 until its acquisition by Amgen in October 2013, Mr. Hata was Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy at Onyx Pharmaceuticals, where he held various leadership roles, including head of mergers and acquisitions, and licensing, and head of corporate strategy and strategic asset management. From 2002 to 2010, he served in various roles as Vice President, Senior Vice President, and Chief Business Officer at Enanta Pharmaceuticals, and earlier in his career served in business and corporate development roles at Genome Therapeutics Corporation, McKinsey and Company and ImClone Systems Incorporated. Mr. Hata obtained his MBA at Wharton as a Henry J. Kaiser recipient and completed undergraduate studies in Chemistry at Oxford University and Colorado College. Mr. Hata serves on the board of directors at Expansion Therapeutics, a private biotechnology company and on the board of visitors of the Moores Cancer Center, at the University of California, San Diego.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Bassil Dahiyat

2,845,550

John Desjarlais

1,200,220

Paul Foster

1,269,190

John Kuch

1,017,680

Edgardo Baracchini

1,103,010

A. Bruce Montgomery

--

Kevin Gorman

--

Kurt Gustafson

--

Yujiro Hata

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As Of  31 Dec 2016

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Bassil Dahiyat

344,144 5,135,770

John Desjarlais

156,115 3,471,380

Paul Foster

5,000 84,550

John Kuch

81,301 984,337

Edgardo Baracchini

28,750 591,763

A. Bruce Montgomery

0 0

Kevin Gorman

0 0

Kurt Gustafson

0 0

Yujiro Hata

0 0