People: Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACHN.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Scheer

61 2010 Chairman of the Board

Milind Deshpande

57 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mary Kay Fenton

50 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Gautam Shah

57 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer

David Apelian

48 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

Joseph Truitt

49 2012 Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

Michael Kishbauch

65 2013 Director

Jason Fisherman

56 2000 Independent Director

Gary Frashier

75 2008 Independent Director

Kurt Graves

46 2012 Independent Director

Dennis Liotta

66 2008 Independent Director

Robert Van Nostrand

57 2007 Independent Director

Nicole Vitullo

54 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Scheer

Mr. David I. Scheer serves as Chairman of the Board of Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Since March 2010. Since 1981, Mr. Scheer has been President of Scheer & Company, Inc., which focuses on venture capital activities, corporate strategy, and transactional advisory services focused on life sciences. Mr. Scheer is on the Board of Directors, and serves as Chairman of the Board, of Agerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, and Tengion, Inc., a biotechnology company. Mr. Scheer also serves as Chairman of the Board of privately-held biotechnology companies Axerion Therapeutics, Inc. and Optherion, Inc. Additionally, Mr. Scheer serves on the Board of Directors of Connecticut United for Research Excellence, an educational and business advocacy network. He has served as Chair of the Strategic Advisory Committee for the Global Task Force to Expand Access to Cancer Care in the Developing World, and as chair of the Unfinished Agenda in Infectious Diseases, both of which are initiatives associated with the Harvard School of Public Health. Mr. Scheer received an A.B., from Harvard College and a M.S. from Yale University. .

Milind Deshpande

Dr. Milind S. Deshpande, Ph.D., is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. Prior to joining Achillion in September 2001, Dr. Deshpande was Associate Director of Lead Discovery and Early Discovery Chemistry at the Pharmaceutical Research Institute at Bristol-Myers Squibb, a pharmaceutical company, from 1991 to 2001, where he managed the identification of new clinical candidates to treat infectious and neurological diseases. From 1988 to 1991, he held a faculty position at Boston University Medical School. Dr. Deshpande received his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Ohio University, following his undergraduate education in India.

Mary Kay Fenton

Ms. Mary Kay Fenton is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. Prior to joining Achillion in October 2000, Ms. Fenton, a certified public accountant, held various positions within the Technology Industry Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, an independent registered public accounting firm, from 1991 to 2000, most recently as Senior Manager responsible for the life sciences practice in Connecticut. Prior to 1991, Ms. Fenton was an economic development associate in the nonprofit sector. Ms. Fenton is on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Connecticut Business and Industry Association, a representative business organization. Ms. Fenton holds an M.B.A. in Finance from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Connecticut and an A.B. in Economics from the College of the Holy Cross.

Gautam Shah

Dr. Gautam Shah, Ph.D., is Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer of Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Prior to joining Achillion in May 2004, Dr. Shah was Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs with Sepracor, a pharmaceutical company, from February 2003 to May 2004. Prior to Sepracor, Dr. Shah was in the Regulatory Affairs Group of Bayer Health Care, a pharmaceutical company. Before Bayer, he held positions of increasing responsibilities at Pfizer Inc., a pharmaceutical company, in the area of Product and Process Development. Dr. Shah received his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics from the University of Illinois, as well as a M.S. in Medicinal Chemistry from Wayne State University and a B.A. in Pharmacy from MSU University in India.

David Apelian

Dr. David Apelian, M.D., Ph.D., MBA, has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer of Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., effective May 28, 2013. Dr. Apelian brings to Achillion more than 13 years of industry experience from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Schering Plough and GlobeImmune where he focused on hepatology and infectious disease clinical development. Dr. Apelian was Clinical Director in the Infectious Diseases Group at Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), serving as medical co-lead for the clinical development and NDA submission of entecavir for chronic hepatitis B viral infection (HBV). Prior to BMS, Dr. Apelian served as Clinical Director in the Department of Hepatology/Gastroenterology at Schering Plough, coordinating a supplemental NDA filing for interferon alpha-2b and ribavirin for the treatment of pediatric patients with chronic hepatitis C viral infection (HCV). Most recently, Dr. Apelian served as Senior Vice President of Research and Development and Chief Medical Officer at GlobeImmune, where he was responsible for clinical development, regulatory affairs, clinical immunology, development of companion diagnostics, as well as target discovery and preclinical research. Dr. Apelian completed his residency training in Pediatrics at New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center. He received his M.D. from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and B.A. from Rutgers University. He also holds an M.B.A. from Quinnipiac University.

Joseph Truitt

Mr. Joseph Truitt is Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. Prior to joining Achillion in January 2009, Mr. Truitt was Vice President of Business Development and Product Strategy for Lev Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company, from October 2007 to December 2008. From July 2006 through September 2007, he served as Lev’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing and led the build out of the commercial team and infrastructure in preparation for product launch. From February 2002 to July 2006, Mr. Truitt was Vice President of Sales and Operations at Johnson & Johnson, a pharmaceutical company, where he directed commercial operations at the company’s OraPharma subsidiary. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Truitt was Vice President of Sales and Operations of OraPharma, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, prior to its acquisition by Johnson & Johnson. Mr. Truitt holds an M.B.A. from St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia and a B.S. in Marketing from LaSalle University, Philadelphia.

Michael Kishbauch

Mr. Michael D. Kishbauch is Director of Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. From September 1996 to July 2004, Mr. Kishbauch founded and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of OraPharma, Inc., a publicly traded, commercial-stage pharmaceutical company focused on oral health care, which was acquired by Johnson & Johnson in 2003. Prior to OraPharma, Inc., Mr. Kishbauch held senior management positions with MedImmune, Inc. Mr. Kishbauch holds a M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in biology from Wesleyan University. Mr. Kishbauch has held senior management positions in the life sciences industry for over 28 years.

Jason Fisherman

Dr. Jason S. Fisherman, M.D., serves as Independent Director of Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., since March 2000. Since 2007, Dr. Fisherman has been a Managing Director of Synthesis Capital (formerly known as Advent Healthcare Ventures), a life science venture capital firm he co-founded in 2007. From 2002 to 2007, Dr. Fisherman was a Managing Director of Advent International, a global private equity firm which he joined in 1994. Prior to Advent, Dr. Fisherman served for four years as Senior Director of Medical Research for Enzon Pharmaceuticals and previously managed the clinical development of a number of oncology drugs at the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Fisherman is currently a director of several private biopharmaceutical companies. Dr. Fisherman received his B.A. from Yale University, his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and his M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Gary Frashier

Mr. Gary E. Frashier serves as Independent Director of Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., since March 2008. Mr. Frashier, through his company Management Associates, has been a strategic consultant to emerging growth companies in the life sciences field since 2000. From 1990 until 1998, he served as Chief Executive Officer of OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company, and from 1997 until 2000, as its Chairman of the Board. From 1987 until 1990, he served as President and CEO of Genex Corporation, a protein engineering company, and from 1984 until 1987, as Chairman and CEO of Continental Water Systems, Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of equipment to produce high purity water used by the pharmaceutical, medical, electronics and research industries. Mr. Frashier also served as Executive Vice President of Millipore Corporation, a provider of products and services to biopharmaceutical, manufacturing, clinical, analytical and research laboratories, and as President of Millipore’s Waters Associates subsidiary. Mr. Frashier also serves on the Board of Directors of Metric Medical Devices, a medical device company, StemBioSys, a stem cell technology company and Viroxis Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Frashier received a B.S in Chemical Engineering from Texas Tech University and received his M.B.A. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was a Sloan Fellow.

Kurt Graves

Mr. Kurt C. Graves has been appointed as Independent Director of Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., with effect from June 11, 2012. Mr. Graves has served as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Intarcia Therapeutics, a biotechnology company, since September 2010 and has been an independent consultant since October 2009. Prior to joining Intarcia Therapeutics, Mr. Graves served as Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer and Head of Corporate and Strategic Development at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical company, from July 2007 to November 2009. From January 1999 to July 2007, Mr. Graves held various positions at Novartis, a pharmaceutical company, most recently as Global Head of the General Medicines Business Unit and Chief Marketing Officer for the Pharmaceuticals division. Prior to Novartis, Mr. Graves held commercial and general management positions of increasing responsibility at Merck and Astra Merck Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Graves currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Intarcia Therapeutics and Radius Therapeutics, a biotechnology company, and is a member of the Board of Directors of Pulmatrix, a biotechnology company. Mr. Graves earned his B.S. in Biology from Hillsdale College and has attended executive leadership programs at Harvard, Wharton School of Management and University of Michigan.

Dennis Liotta

Dr. Dennis C. Liotta, Ph.D., serves as Independent Director of Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., since December 2008. Dr. Liotta has been a Professor of Chemistry at Emory University since 1976. Dr. Liotta is a member of the Board of Directors of privately-held Altiris Therapeutics, Inc., iThemba Pharmaceuticals, Cerecor, Inc. and NeurOp, Inc., all pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Liotta is also on the Board of Directors of DRIVE (Drug Innovation Ventures at Emory), a not-for-profit drug development company. Dr. Liotta is on the Scientific Advisory Boards of several biopharmaceutical companies, has served as a consultant to several major pharmaceuticals companies, serves as Executive Director of the Emory Institute for Drug Development and is co-director of the Emory/Republic of South Africa Drug Discovery Training Program. Dr. Liotta has also served on numerous NIH Study Sections. Dr. Liotta received a B.A. from Queens College and a Ph.D. from the City University of New York, and Honorary Doctorates from both Queens College and the University of Queensland, Australia.

Robert Van Nostrand

Mr. Robert L. Van Nostrand serves as Independent Director of Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., since April 2007. Mr. Van Nostrand was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Aureon Laboratories, Inc., a pathology life science company, from January 2010 to July 2010. Prior to joining Aureon Laboratories, Mr. Van Nostrand served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AGI Dermatics, a private biotechnology company, from July 2007 to September 2008 when the company was acquired. From May 2005 to July 2007, Mr. Van Nostrand served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer of OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. a biotechnology company, where he previously served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from December 1996 through May 2005 and as Vice President, Finance and Administration prior to that. He also served as OSI’s Treasurer from March 1992 to May 2005 and Secretary from March 1995 to January 2004. Mr. Van Nostrand joined OSI as Controller and Chief Accounting Officer in September 1986. Prior to joining OSI, Mr. Van Nostrand served in a managerial position with the accounting firm, Touche Ross & Co., currently Deloitte. Mr. Van Nostrand is on the Board of Directors of Metabolix, Inc., a biotechnology company, and the Biomedical Research Alliance of New York, a private company providing clinical trial services. Mr. Van Nostrand is also on the Board of the New York Biotechnology Association and was the former chairman, and is on the Foundation Board of Farmingdale University. Mr. Van Nostrand holds a B.S. in Accounting from Long Island University, New York. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Nicole Vitullo

Ms. Nicole Vitullo is Independent Director of Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc., since September 2010. Ms. Vitullo currently serves the company's Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Vitullo joined Domain Associates, a venture capital firm with an exclusive focus on life sciences, in 1999 and became a Partner in 2004. In addition to investment responsibilities, she is involved in the distribution/liquidation strategies for the public companies in Domain’s Venture Capital portfolios. Ms. Vitullo is on the Board of Directors of Celator Pharmaceuticals, Durata Therapeutics, Esperion Pharmaceuticals, Marinus Pharmaceuticals and VentiRx Pharmaceuticals, all privately-held biopharmaceutical companies. From 1992 through 1999, Ms. Vitullo was Senior Vice President at Rothschild Asset Management, Inc. where she had responsibility for the U.S. public market investments of International Biotechnology Trust plc and Biotechnology Investments Limited. From 1991-1992, Ms. Vitullo served as the Director of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations at Cephalon, a publicly traded biotechnology company. Prior to Cephalon, Ms. Vitullo spent 12 years at Eastman Kodak, most recently in Corporate Development where she was involved in the development and management of Kodak’s venture capital activities. Ms. Vitullo received a B.A. and M.B.A. from the University of Rochester.

Basic Compensation

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

David Scheer

0 0

Milind Deshpande

500,937 139,342

Mary Kay Fenton

10,625 110,500

Gautam Shah

326,965 141,792

David Apelian

0 0

Joseph Truitt

0 0

Michael Kishbauch

3,398,415 2,762,190

Jason Fisherman

0 0

Gary Frashier

0 0

Kurt Graves

0 0

Dennis Liotta

0 0

Robert Van Nostrand

0 0

Nicole Vitullo

0 0
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