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XOMA Corp (XOMA.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

W. Denman Van Ness

73 2011 Lead Independent Chairman of the Board

James Neal

60 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Thomas Burns

42 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance

Matthew Perry

2017 Director

John Varian

57 2016 Director

Peter Hutt

82 2005 Independent Director

Joseph Limber

63 2012 Independent Director

Timothy Walbert

50 2010 Independent Director

Jack Wyszomierski

61 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

W. Denman Van Ness

Mr. W. Denman Van Ness is Lead Independent Chairman of the Board of Xoma Corporation. He has been a director since October of 1981 and was appointed Lead Independent Director in January of 2008 and Chairman of the Board in August of 2011. He is Chairman of Hidden Hill Advisors, a venture capital consulting firm. From April of 1996 through October of 1999, he was a Managing Director of CIBC Capital Partners, an international merchant banking organization. From 1986 to 1996, Mr. Van Ness was a General Partner of Olympic Venture Partners II and Rainier Venture Partners, venture capital funds, and from 1977 until 1985, he was a General Partner of the venture capital group at Hambrecht & Quist, the manager of several venture capital funds.

James Neal

Mr. James R. Neal is a Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company. He was Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He was Vice President, Business Development of XOMA Corporation. Mr. Neal brings more than 25 years' experience forming and maximizing business and technology collaborations globally and in bringing novel products and technologies to market. Most recently, Mr. Neal was Acting Chief Executive Officer of Entelos, Inc., a leading $22 million biosimulation company, where he was responsible for multi-million dollar partnerships with companies including Eli Lilly and GlaxoSmithKline. Previously, in 2007, Entelos acquired Iconix Biosciences, a privately held company where Mr. Neal served as Chief Executive Officer and established multi-year collaborations with Bristol-Myers Squibb, Abbott Labs, Eli Lilly and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. While Executive Vice President of Incyte Genomics from 1999 to 2002, he led the global commercial activities with pharmaceutical company collaborators and partners including Pfizer, Aventis and Schering-Plough, as well as sales, marketing and business development activities for the company. From 1982 to 1999, he was associated with Monsanto Company in positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as General Manager of the Solaris Group. Mr. Neal earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology and his Master of Science in Genetics and Plant Breeding from the University of Manitoba, Canada, and holds an Executive MBA degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Thomas Burns

Mr. Thomas Burns is a Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance of Xoma Corporation. Mr. Burns joined the Company in August 2006 and since then has held various senior finance and accounting roles, most recently as Vice President, Finance. Mr. Burns has 20 years of experience in accounting and finance in both biotechnology and high technology companies. Prior to his employment with the Company, he held multiple senior financial management positions at high-tech companies including Mattson Technology, IntruVert Networks (acquired by McAfee), Niku Corporation (acquired by Computer Associates) and Conner Technology. Mr. Burns received his Bachelor’s degree from Santa Clara University and his Masters of Business Administration from Golden Gate University.

Matthew Perry

Mr. Matthew Perry is a Director of the Company. Mr. Perry is President of BVF Partners L.P., an entity affiliated with BVF.

John Varian

Mr. John W. Varian serves as Director of the Company. He was Chief Executive Officer, Director of XOMA Corporation. Mr. Varian was appointed Chief Executive Officer in January 2012 after serving as Interim Chief Executive Officer since August 31, 2011. He has been a director of the Company since December of 2008. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Aryx Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company, from December of 2003 to August of 2011 and as its Chief Financial Officer from April of 2006 to March of 2011. Prior to joining Aryx Therapeutics, Mr. Varian was the Chief Financial Officer of Genset S.A., until that company’s sale to Serono S.A. in 2002. From October of 1998 to April of 2000, Mr. Varian served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration of Elan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., joining the company as part of its acquisition of Neurex Corporation. Prior to the acquisition, he served as Neurex Corporation Chief Financial Officer from June of 1997 until October of 1998. From 1991 until 1997, Mr. Varian served as the VP Finance and CFO of Anergen Inc. Mr. Varian was an Audit Principal/Senior Manager at Ernst & Young from 1987 until 1991 where he focused on life sciences. He is a founding member of the Bay Area Bioscience Center and a former chairman of the Association of Bioscience Financial Officers International Conference. Mr. Varian received a B.B.A. degree from Western Michigan University.

Peter Hutt

Mr. Peter Barton Hutt is an Independent Director of Xoma Corporation. He is former Chief Counsel for the Food and Drug Administration, became a director in May of 2005. Mr. Hutt is currently Senior Counsel to the Washington, D.C. law firm of Covington & Burling, specializing in food and drug law. Since 1994, he has taught a course on food and drug law at Harvard Law School and taught the same course at Stanford Law School in 1998. He is also a co-author of Food and Drug Law: Cases and Materials. Mr. Hutt is a member of the National Academy of Medicine (“NAM”) of the National Academy of Sciences (“NAS”). He recently served on the Working Group on Innovation in Drug Development and Evaluation of President Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. He has served on a wide variety of academic and advisory boards, including the Panel on the Administrative Restructuring of the National Institutes of Health (“NIH”). Formerly, he has served on the NAM Executive Committee, Advisory Committee to the Director of the NIH, the NAS Committee on Research Training in the Biomedical and Behavioral Sciences, and the National Committee to Review Current Procedures for Approval of New Drugs for Cancer and AIDS established by the President’s Cancer Panel of the National Cancer Institute at the request of President George H.W. Bush. Mr. Hutt received his undergraduate degree from Yale University, and law degrees from Harvard University and New York University.

Joseph Limber

Mr. Joseph M. Limber is an Independent Director of Xoma Corporation., effective December 12, 2012. Mr. Limber has served as Executive Chairman of ImaginAb, an immune and oncology imaging company developing a pipeline of novel minibodies for treatment monitoring for immuno-oncology therapies and other drugs since January 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Limber Mr. Limber served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Gradalis, Inc. from July 2013 through April 2015. Mr. Limber served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Prometheus Laboratories Inc., a subsidiary of Nestlé Health Science, from December, 2003 through April, 2013 and as a member of its Board of Directors from January 2004 through April 2013. From January 2003 to July 2003, Mr. Limber was a consultant and interim Chief Executive Officer for Deltagen, Inc., a provider of drug discovery tools and services to the biopharmaceutical industry. From April 1998 to December 2002, Mr. Limber was the President and Chief Executive Officer of ACLARA BioSciences, Inc. (now Monogram Biosciences, Inc.), a developer of assay technologies and lab-on-a-chip systems for life science research. From 1996 to 1998, he was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Praecis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (acquired by GlaxoSmithKline plc), a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of pharmaceutical products. Prior to Praecis, Mr. Limber served as Executive Vice President of SEQUUS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (acquired by Alza Corporation and now part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies). He also held management positions in marketing and sales with Syntex Corporation (now F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.) and with Ciba-Geigy Corporation (now Novartis AG). Mr. Limber holds a B.A. from Duquesne University.

Timothy Walbert

Mr. Timothy P. Walbert is an Independent Director of Xoma Corporation., since November 2010. Mr. Walbert has served as president and chief executive officer since June 2008, and as chairman since March 2010, of Horizon Pharma plc, a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company focused on orphan, primary care and specialty medicines. Prior to joining Horizon Pharma plc, Mr. Walbert served as president, chief executive officer and director of IDM Pharma, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company which was acquired by Takeda America Holdings, Inc., or Takeda, in June 2009. Prior to IDM, Mr. Walbert served as executive vice president, commercial operations at NeoPharm, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Walbert served as divisional vice president and general manager, immunology, where he led the global development and launch of the multi-indication biologic HUMIRA and divisional vice president, global cardiovascular strategy at Abbott, now AbbVie. From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Walbert served as director, CELEBREX North America and arthritis team leader, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Canada at G.D. Searle & Company. From 1991 to 1998, Mr. Walbert also held sales and marketing roles with increasing responsibility at G.D. Searle, Merck & Co., Inc. and Wyeth. Mr. Walbert received his B.A. in business from Muhlenberg College, in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Mr. Walbert serves as chairman of the board of Egalet Corporation (NASDAQ: EGLT) and the Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (iBIO). He also sits on the board of directors of Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCMP), the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), World Business Chicago (WBC) and the Greater Chicago Arthritis Foundation. Mr. Walbert is also a member of the Illinois Innovation Council. Mr. Walbert holds a B.A. degree from Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA.

Jack Wyszomierski

Mr. Jack L. Wyszomierski is an Independent Director of Xoma Corporation., since August 2010. He has been a director since August of 2010. From 2004 until his retirement in 2009, Mr. Wyszomierski was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of VWR International, LLC, a global laboratory supply, equipment and distribution business that serves the world’s pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, as well as industrial and governmental organizations. At Schering-Plough, a global health care company which had worldwide sales of over $8 billion in 2004, Mr. Wyszomierski held positions of increasing responsibility from 1982 to 2004 culminating in his appointment as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Wyszomierski also serves on the Board of Directors of Athersys, Inc., Exelixis, Inc. and served on the Board of Directors of Unigene Laboratories, Inc. from 2012 to 2013. He holds an M.S. in Industrial Administration and a B.S. in Administration, Management Science and Economics from Carnegie Mellon University.

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