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Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc (ALNY.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Bonney

57 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

Barry Greene

52 2016 President

John Maraganore

53 2007 Chief Executive Officer, Director

David-Alexandre Gros

44 2016 Principal Financial Officer, Chief Business Officer, Senior Vice President

Yvonne Greenstreet

53 2016 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Akshay Vaishnaw

53 2014 Executive Vice President - Research and Development ,Chief Medical Officer

.. Keating

61 2014 Senior Vice President - General Counsel, Secretary

Michael Mason

41 2016 Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

Dennis Ausiello

70 2012 Independent Director

John Clarke

62 2015 Independent Director

Marsha Fanucci

62 2010 Independent Director

Steven Paul

65 2010 Independent Director

David Pyott

63 2015 Independent Director

Paul Schimmel

75 2002 Independent Director

Amy Schulman

55 2014 Independent Director

Phillip Sharp

71 2002 Independent Director

Kevin Starr

53 2003 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Bonney

Mr. Michael W. Bonney is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company., effective January 1, 2016. Mr. Bonney has been a Partner at Third Rock Ventures, a venture capital firm, since January 2016. Mr. Bonney previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company (now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.), from June 2003 until his retirement in December 2014. From 2003 to 2012, Mr. Bonney served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cubist and from January 2002 to June 2003, he served as Cubist’s President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Bonney is also a trustee of Tekla Healthcare Investors and Tekla Life Sciences Investors, both publicly traded investment funds. In addition, Mr. Bonney serves as a director of Celgene Corporation and Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc., and formerly served as a director of NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Cubist.

Barry Greene

Mr. Barry E. Greene serves as President of the Company. He was Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Greene has served as President and Chief Operating Officer since December 2007, as Chief Operating Officer since he joined in October 2003, and from February 2004 through December 2005, as Treasurer. From February 2001 to September 2003, Mr. Greene served as General Manager of Oncology at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company (now Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company). Mr. Greene serves as a member of the board of directors of Acorda Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company and Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company.

John Maraganore

Dr. John M. Maraganore, Ph.D., is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Dr. Maraganore also served as our President from December 2002 to December 2007. From April 2000 to December 2002, Dr. Maraganore served as Senior Vice President, Strategic Product Development for Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company (now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited). He also serves as a director of Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc., bluebird bio, Inc. and the Biotechnology Industry Organization, a non-profit biotechnology trade organization, and formerly served as a director of Regulus Therapeutics Inc.

David-Alexandre Gros

Dr. David-Alexandre Gros, M.D. has been Principal Financial Officer, Chief Business Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer effective July 1, 2016. Prior to joining Alnylam, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Sanofi SA, from September 2011 to June 2015, where he was a member of the Executive Committee and the Global Leadership Team. Prior to Sanofi, he held positions of increasing responsibility in investment banking at Centerview Partners from 2009 to July 2011 and Merrill Lynch from 2006 to 2009, and in management consulting at McKinsey & Company prior to that time.

Yvonne Greenstreet

Dr. Yvonne Greenstreet, MBChB, MBA, serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Dr. Greenstreet, most recently served as the founder and Managing Director of Highgate LLC, from January 2014 to August 2016, working with life sciences companies to help develop strategies that transform businesses, bring medicines to market and maximize shareholder value. Prior to that time, Dr. Greenstreet served as the Senior Vice President and Head of Medicines Development at Pfizer Inc. (“Pfizer”), a multinational pharmaceutical company, from December 2010 to November 2013. Prior to joining Pfizer, Dr. Greenstreet worked for 18 years at GlaxoSmithKline plc (“GSK”), a multinational pharmaceutical, biologics, vaccines and consumer healthcare company, where she served in various positions, most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief of Strategy for Research and Development and as a member of GSK’s Product Management Board. Dr. Greenstreet currently serves on the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Greenstreet holds a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom and an M.B.A. from INSEAD, France.

Akshay Vaishnaw

Dr. Akshay K. Vaishnaw, M.D. Ph.D., serves as Executive Vice President - Research and Development ,Chief Medical Officer of the Company. Dr. Vaishnaw served as our Executive Vice President from June 2012 to December 2014 and prior to that as our Senior Vice President from June 2011 to June 2012. He served as our Senior Vice President, Clinical Research from December 2008 to June 2011, and prior to that served as our Vice President, Clinical Research from the time he joined us in January 2006. From December 1998 through December 2005, Dr. Vaishnaw held various positions at Biogen Idec Inc. (formerly Biogen, Inc.), a biopharmaceutical company. Dr. Vaishnaw is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom.

.. Keating

Ms. Laurie B. Keating is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company. Prior to joining Alnylam, she served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company, a biopharmaceutical company, from September 2004 to January 2014. Prior to Millennium, Ms. Keating was co-founder and the first chief executive officer of Hydra Biosciences, Inc. Before co-founding Hydra, she served as an executive at several high growth technology companies. Upon graduating from law school, Ms. Keating practiced law at McCutchen, Doyle, Brown and Enersen (which became Bingham McCutchen and is now a part of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius).

Michael Mason

Mr. Michael P. Mason has been Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. He is no longer Chief Financial Officer effective July 1, 2016. From December 2005 to February 2011, He served as our Corporate Controller, and from August 2009 to February 2011, as our Senior Director of Finance. From June 2006 to July 2009, Mr. Mason served as our Director of Finance. From May 2000 through November 2005, Mr. Mason served in several finance and commercial roles at Praecis Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, a public biotechnology company, most recently as Corporate Controller. Prior to Praecis, Mr. Mason worked in the audit practice at KPMG LLP, a national audit, tax and advisory services firm. Mr. Mason has an MBA and is a certified public accountant.

Dennis Ausiello

Dr. Dennis A. Ausiello, M.D., is Independent Director of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Ausiello serves as the Director of the Center for Assessment Technology and Continuous Health (CATCH), Jackson Distinguished Professor of Clinical Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Physician-in-Chief Emeritus at Massachusetts General Hospital, and served as the Chief of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital from 1996 to April 2013. Dr. Ausiello was the President of the Association of American Physicians in 2006. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He also serves as a director of Pfizer Inc. and Seres Therapeutics, Inc.

John Clarke

Mr. John K. Clarke is Independent Director of the Company. Since founding Cardinal Partners, a venture capital firm focused on healthcare, in 1997, Mr. Clarke has served as its Managing General Partner. Mr. Clarke also serves as the chairman of the board of directors at aTyr Pharma, Inc. and formerly served as a director of Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Verastem, Inc.

Marsha Fanucci

Ms. Marsha H. Fanucci is Independent Director of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ms. Fanucci served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company (now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited), from July 2004 to January 2009. While at Millennium, she also served as Vice President, Finance and Corporate Strategy from July 2003 to June 2004, and prior to that as Vice President of Corporate Development from 2000. Prior to joining Millennium, Ms. Fanucci served as Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy at Genzyme Corporation, a biotechnology company (now Sanofi Genzyme, the specialty care global business unit of Sanofi), from 1998 to 2000. Ms. Fanucci also serves as a director of Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Steven Paul

Dr. Steven M. Paul, M.D., is Independent Director of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Paul has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Voyager Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company, since September 2014. Dr. Paul was the founding director of the Appel Alzheimer’s Disease Research Institute, and is a Professor of Neurology (Neuroscience), Psychiatry and Pharmacology at Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, and a Venture Partner at Third Rock Ventures, a venture capital firm. Dr. Paul served for 17 years at Eli Lilly and Company, a pharmaceutical company, most recently as the Executive Vice President for Science and Technology and President of the Lilly Research Laboratories, a division of Eli Lilly and Company, from July 2003 to his retirement in February 2010. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Prior to joining Lilly, Dr. Paul served in several senior roles at the National Institute of Mental Health, including serving as the Scientific Director of the Intramural Research Program. Dr. Paul also serves as a director of Voyager Therapeutics, Inc. and SAGE Therapeutics, Inc., and formerly served as a director of the Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (which was acquired by Merck KGaA).

David Pyott

Mr. David E.I. Pyott is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Pyott served as the Chief Executive Officer of Allergan, Inc., a global specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company, from January 1998 to March 2015 and as Allergan’s Chairman from March 2001 until March 2015. Prior to Allergan, Mr. Pyott served as the Head of the Novartis Nutrition Division and as a member of the Executive Committee of Switzerland-based Novartis AG. Mr. Pyott also serves as the lead independent director at Avery Dennison Corporation, a director of BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. and a member of the Supervisory Board of Royal Philips in the Netherlands. Mr. Pyott formerly served as a director of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation.

Paul Schimmel

Dr. Paul R. Schimmel Ph.D., is Independent Director of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Schimmel has been the Ernest and Jean Hahn Professor of Molecular Biology and Chemistry and a member of the faculty of the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology at the Scripps Research Institute since 1997. Dr. Schimmel is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Schimmel also serves as a director of aTyr Pharma, Inc. Dr. Schimmel is a noted academic scholar, and his knowledge and experience offer a critical scientific perspective to our board. Dr. Schimmel has authored or co-authored more than 450 scientific papers, and has been active in many scientific and academic organizations and committees. Having a longstanding interest in the applications of basic biomedical research to human health, Dr. Schimmel holds several patents and is a co-founder or founding

Amy Schulman

Ms. Amy W. Schulman is Independent Director of the Company, since July 2014. Ms. Schulman joined Arsia Therapeutics, a biotechnology company, as Chief Executive Officer in August 2014, at the same time she began her role as a Venture Partner at Polaris Partners, a venture capital firm. In July 2015, Ms. Schulman co-founded Lyndra, Inc., where she serves as the Chief Executive Officer. Since July 2014, Ms. Schulman has also been a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School. Ms. Schulman was previously the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Pfizer Inc., a global pharmaceutical company, from May 2008 to July 2014, where she also served as the Business Unit Lead for Pfizer’s Consumer Healthcare business from 2012 to 2013. Before joining Pfizer, she was a partner at DLA Piper. Ms. Schulman also serves as a director of BIND Therapeutics, Inc. and Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc.

Phillip Sharp

Dr. Phillip A. Sharp Ph.D. is Independent Director of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Sharp is an Institute Professor at the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and was the Founding Director of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT. Dr. Sharp has been a professor at MIT since 1974. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Sharp also formerly served as a director of Biogen Inc., which he co-founded in 1978. Dr. Sharp, a leading researcher in molecular biology and biochemistry, brings to our board a fundamental understanding of the core scientific principles of our business. Dr. Sharp received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1993, received numerous awards and honorary degrees for his scientific work, and served on many advisory boards for the government, academic institutions, scientific societies and companies. Dr. Sharp also has strategic expertise based upon his role as a co-founder and former director of Biogen. As one of our scientific founders, Dr. Sharp’s insight and scientific expertise are invaluable assets to our board when evaluating our strategy and unique challenges as one of the first companies focused on the discovery and development of RNAi therapeutics, and he is uniquely qualified to serve as the chair of our science and technology committee.

Kevin Starr

Mr. Kevin P. Starr is Independent Director of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Starr has been a Partner of Third Rock Ventures, a venture capital firm, and since October 2015 has served as the Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer of Decibel Therapeutics, Inc., a portfolio company of Third Rock Ventures. From January 2003 to March 2007, Mr. Starr was an entrepreneur. From December 2001 to December 2002, Mr. Starr served as Chief Operating Officer of Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company (now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited). He also served as Millennium’s Chief Financial Officer from December 1998 to December 2002. Mr. Starr also serves as a director of Ember Therapeutics, Inc. and SAGE Therapeutics, Inc., and formerly served as a director of Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. and Zafgen, Inc.