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ARCA Biopharma Inc (ABIO.PH)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Conway

61 2014 Chairman of the Board

Michael Bristow

71 2009 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Thomas Keuer

56 2014 Chief Operating Officer

Christopher Ozeroff

56 2009 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Brian Selby

53 2014 Chief Accounting Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance

Linda Grais

60 Lead Independent Director

Daniel Mitchell

58 2014 Director

Raymond Woosley

72 2013 Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Conway

Mr. Robert E. Conway has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of ARCA biopharma, Inc., with effect from June 9, 2014. He serves on the Audit and Compensation Committees of the Board of Directors. Mr. Conway has over 30 years of executive leadership experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Mr. Conway served as the Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Array BioPharma from 1999 to 2012. Array is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of targeted small molecule drugs to treat patients afflicted with cancer and inflammatory diseases. Prior to joining Array, Mr. Conway was the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Hill Top Research, Inc., a clinical research services company, from 1996 to 1999. He also held various executive positions for Corning Inc. including Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Corning Hazleton, Inc., a contract research organization. Mr. Conway serves as the Chairman of Wall Family Enterprise, a leading library and education supplies company. He is on the Board of Directors of eResearch Technology, Inc. In addition, Mr. Conway is a member of the Strategic Advisory Committee of Genstar Capital, LLC.

Michael Bristow

Dr. Michael R. Bristow Ph.D., M.D is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of ARCA biopharma Inc. Prior to that time, Dr. Bristow served as the Company’s Chief Science and Medical Officer and a director since the merger with Nuvelo. Dr. Bristow has also served as a director of ARCA Colorado since November 2006. Dr. Bristow was one of the founders of ARCA Colorado in September 2004, and served as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from that date until he was appointed to the position of Chief Science and Medical Officer in November 2006. Dr. Bristow is a Professor of Medicine and the former Head of Cardiology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, where he has been since October 1991. Dr. Bristow was one of the founders of Myogen, Inc. and served as Myogen’s Chief Science and Medical Officer from October 1996 to February 2006 and as a Scientific Advisor to Myogen from February 2006 until the acquisition of Myogen by Gilead Sciences, Inc. in November 2006. Dr. Bristow also has experience with and knowledge of ARCA’s business, as the founder and former Chief Science and Medical Officer of ARCA Colorado, and the current President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, and as a Board member of ARCA Colorado since 2005, and of the Company since January 2009.

Thomas Keuer

Mr. Thomas Keuer is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Keuer has been ARCA’s Executive Vice President, Pharmaceutical Operations for the past 8 years. Prior to joining ARCA, Mr. Keuer served in a number of senior leadership positions in the biopharmaceutical industry including SVP of Operations for Insmed, Inc., VP of Engineering for Baxter Healthcare, and VP of Operations for Somatogen, Inc. Mr. Keuer received his M.S. in Biochemical Engineering from Rice University and received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas, Austin.

Christopher Ozeroff

Mr. Christopher David Ozeroff is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of ARCA biopharma Inc.Previously, Mr. Ozeroff served as the Company’s Executive Vice President of Business Development, General Counsel and Secretary since the merger with Nuvelo. Before the merger, Mr. Ozeroff was one of the founders of ARCA Colorado in September 2004, and had served as its Executive Vice President of Business Development, General Counsel and Secretary since that date. From August 1999, Mr. Ozeroff was previously a partner with the law firm of Hogan & Hartson L.L.P., where he practiced in such areas as finance, acquisitions, public offerings, and licensing. Mr. Ozeroff completed his undergraduate degree at Stanford University and his law degree at the University of Chicago Law School.

Brian Selby

Mr. Brian Selby is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance of the Company. Prior to joining ARCA, he worked at several public companies, including Controller for Myogen, Inc. and Controller for Genomica Corporation.

Linda Grais

Dr. Linda Grais M.D., is Lead Independent Director of ARCA biopharma Inc. She has served as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since the merger with Nuvelo in January 2009. Before the merger, Dr. Grais had served as a director of ARCA Colorado since May 2007. Dr. Grais served as a Managing Member at InterWest Partners, a venture capital firm from May 2005 until February 2011. From July 1998 to July 2003, Dr. Grais was a founder and executive vice president of SGX Pharmaceuticals Inc., a drug discovery company focusing on new treatments for cancer. Prior to that, she was a corporate attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where she practiced in such areas as venture financings, public offerings and strategic partnerships. Before practicing law, Dr. Grais worked as an assistant clinical professor of Internal Medicine and Critical Care at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Grais received a B.A. from Yale University, magna cum laude, and Phi Beta Kappa, an M.D. from Yale Medical School and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.

Daniel Mitchell

Mr. Daniel J. Mitchell is Director of the Company. Mr. Mitchell founded and is a Manager of Sequel Venture Partners, L.L.C., a venture capital firm formed in January 1997. Prior to founding Sequel Venture Partners, Mr. Mitchell was a founder in 1986 of Capital Health Venture Partners, a health care focused venture capital firm, where he was a General Partner until 2006. On behalf of Sequel Ventures, Mr. Mitchell led the 1998 Series A financing that initially funded Myogen, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on cardiovascular diseases, participated in subsequent financing rounds and served on the board of directors until Myogen was acquired in 2006. He served on the board of directors of Replidyne, Inc., a publicly-traded pharmaceutical company, from 2002 until the company was acquired in 2009. Mr. Mitchell currently serves on the board of directors of several private companies. Mr. Mitchell holds a B.S. from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley.

Raymond Woosley

Dr. Raymond L. Woosley, M.D., Ph.D. has been appointed as Director of ARCA biopharma, Inc., effective July 26, 2013. Dr. Woosley is currently the President, Emeritus, of the Critical Path Institute (C-Path), a non-profit, public-private partnership with the United States Food and Drug Administration, of which he was a founder, and where he served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board from 2005 to 2011. Since 2012, Dr. Woosley is also the President and Chairman of the Board of the Arizona Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics (AzCERT), an independent, nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to the safe use of medicines. Since 2001, Dr. Woosley has also been a Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology at The University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, and Professor, Emeritus, since 2012, where he was also Vice President for Health Sciences from 2001 to 2005, and Dean of the College of Medicine from 2001 to 2002. From 1988 to 2000, Dr. Woosley was a professor of pharmacology and medicine at the Georgetown University School of Medicine, where he was also Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences from 1994 to 2000, and Division Chief, Clinical Pharmacology, in the Department of Medicine from 1988 to 1994. Dr. Woosley earned his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Louisville, and his M.D. from the University of Miami.

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