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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gregg Powers

52 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Namal Nawana

44 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

James Hinrichs

47 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Daniella Cramp

41 2014 Global President - Cardiometabolic Business Unit

Sanjay Malkani

45 2013 Global President - Toxicology

Avi Pelossof

52 2013 Global President - Infectious Disease Business Unit

Ellen Chiniara

56 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer and Secretary

John Bridgen

68 2010 Senior Vice President - Business Development

Mark Gladwell

40 2015 Senior Vice President - Global Operations

Melissa Guerdan

41 2014 Senior Vice President - Global Quality and Regulatory Assurance

Robert Hargadon

58 2014 Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources

Renuka Uppaluri

44 2015 Senior Vice President - Global Research and Development

Jonathan Wygant

44 2016 Chief Accounting Officer

Geoffrey Ginsburg

2015 Director

Regina Benjamin

58 2013 Independent Director

Hakan Bjorklund

60 2013 Independent Director

Carol Goldberg

84 2001 Independent Director

John Levy

60 2001 Independent Director

Stephen MacMillan

52 2013 Independent Director

Brian Markison

56 2013 Independent Director

Thomas McKillop

73 2013 Independent Director

John Quelch

63 2003 Independent Director

James Roosevelt

68 2009 Independent Director

Juliet Cunningham

2015 Vice President - Alere Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Gregg Powers

Mr. Gregg J. Powers serves as an Independent Chairman of the Board of Alere Inc., since May 2014. Mr. Powers has served as the Chairman of Private Capital Management, an institutional investment management firm, since 2009 and as that firm’s Chief Executive Officer since 2008. Mr. Powers joined Private Capital Management in 1988 and served in a number of roles with that firm, including as its President, before assuming his current positions. In addition to his duties as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Private Capital Management, Mr. Powers also serves as a portfolio manager for that firm and oversees all aspects of the investment of client portfolios. Since August 2013, Mr. Powers has served as a director of Quantum Corporation, a data protection and management company, where he serves on the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Powers is a member of our Board’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Namal Nawana

Mr. Namal Nawana serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Alere Inc. Mr. Nawana joined us as Chief Operating Officer in December 2012 before being named Interim Chief Executive Officer in July 2014. Before coming to Alere, Mr. Nawana spent 15 years at Johnson & Johnson in various leadership roles. Most recently, he served as the Worldwide President of DePuy Synthes Spine, a Johnson & Johnson company, where he managed global operations from February 2011 to November 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Nawana served as Area Vice President for Johnson & Johnson Medical’s operations in Australia and New Zealand from January 2009 to February 2011, Chairman of the DePuy Asia Pacific Franchise Council, General Manager for DePuy Australia from 2007 to December 2008 and General Manager for DePuy Canada from 2004 to 2007. Mr. Nawana holds a Masters of Medical Science from the University of Adelaide and an MBA from the Henley Business School.

James Hinrichs

Mr. James F. Hinrichs serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Alere Inc. Prior to his appointment as CFO of Alere, Jim Hinrichs served in the role of CFO at CareFusion Corp., a global medical technology corporation, since 2010. He held this position through the completion of Becton Dickinson's acquisition of CareFusion in March 2015 . Prior to this role, Hinrichs served as SVP of Global Customer Support and, before that, Corporate Controller of CareFusion. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President and Controller of Cardinal Health, CFO of Cardinal Health's Clinical and Medical Products segment and the CFO of Cardinal Health's Healthcare Supply Chain Services segment, at the time a multinational business generating annual revenues in excess of $80 billion . He joined Cardinal Health in February 2004 following 12 years of finance and marketing roles at Merck & Co. and two years as the CFO of SangStat Medical Corporation, a global biopharmaceutical company, which was acquired by Genzyme Corp. in 2003. Hinrichs holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Business from Carnegie Mellon University.

Daniella Cramp

Ms. Daniella Cramp serves as Global President - Cardiometabolic Business Unit of Alere Inc., since January 2014. In this role she focuses on diagnostic products primarily marketed into hospitals and our cardiovascular and diabetes diagnostics and health management solutions. Previously, Ms. Cramp served as Global President of our chronic care business unit from March 2013 to January 2014 and as the Vice President of our cardiovascular business unit from September 2007 to March 2013. Ms. Cramp joined our Company in June 2007 upon our acquisition of Biosite Incorporated. Ms. Cramp served as the director of marketing for Biosite from 2004 to 2007. Prior to that, Ms. Cramp was the director of Biosite’s physician office segment where she initiated Biosite’s entry into the outpatient setting with its diagnostic platform, Triage. Ms. Cramp also served as the product director for the launch of the Triage BNP Test, the world’s first blood test for heart failure diagnosis. Prior to joining Biosite, Ms. Cramp worked in the pharmaceutical industry for Astra Merck and later AstraZeneca from 1994 to 2000 in various sales and marketing roles supporting cardiovascular and gastrointestinal pharmaceutical products.

Sanjay Malkani

Mr. Sanjay Malkani serves as Global President - Toxicology of Alere Inc., since February 2013. Previously, he led our Global Toxicology unit as Vice President and has been directly responsible for that unit’s primary US and European operations since January 2011. Mr. Malkani joined the Company as Vice President of the Toxicology Strategic Business Unit in February 2008, with responsibility for the Global Toxicology growth strategy and direct management of the US Toxicology operations. Mr. Malkani the company from Roche Diagnostics, Inc., where he served as Vice President of Marketing for US Point-of-Care Diagnostics during 2006 to 2007, Vice President of Marketing for US Diabetes Care Hospital in 2005, and held various successive sales and marketing roles in the US Diabetes Care business between 2001 and 2005. Prior to 2001, Mr. Malkani held various commercial positions at The Cambridge Group, Inc. and several start-up technology companies. Prior to completing his MBA at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Mr. Malkani held several sales positions at The Dow Chemical Company, Inc., where he started his career in 1991.

Avi Pelossof

Mr. Avi Pelossof serves as Global President of Infectious Disease Business Unit of Alere Inc., since March 2013. Mr. Pelossof joined Alere as Vice President, Blood-Borne Pathogens in January 2007 and served in that role until January 2008. Mr. Pelossof has more than 20 years of experience in diagnostics, global health and international finance, including senior roles at Chembio Diagnostic Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of diagnostic tests for infectious diseases, and Citigroup.

Ellen Chiniara

Ms. Ellen Chiniara serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer and Secretary of Alere Inc. She is responsible for managing legal matters for the Company. Ms. Chiniara joined us in October 2006 as General Counsel, Professional Diagnostics and Assistant Secretary and became our Vice President and General Counsel in May 2007, Secretary in May 2010 and our Senior Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer in July 2014. From 2002 to 2006, Ms. Chiniara was Associate General Counsel, Neurology of Serono, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. Previously, she served as General Counsel to a healthcare venture capital fund and a healthcare management services organization, where she also was Chief Operating Officer of its clinical trial site management division. From 1994 to 1997, Ms. Chiniara was Assistant General Counsel at Value Health, a specialty managed healthcare company where she focused on disease management and healthcare information technology. Prior to 1994, Ms. Chiniara was a partner with Hale and Dorr (now WilmerHale).

John Bridgen

Dr. John Bridgen, Ph.D., serves as Senior Vice President - Business Development of Alere Inc. He has served as Senior Vice President, Business Development since July 2010, after serving as our Vice President, Business Development from June 2006 to July 2010. He served as our Vice President, Strategy from September 2005 to June 2006. Dr. Bridgen joined the Company in September 2002, upon our acquisition of Wampole Laboratories, LLC. Dr. Bridgen served as President of Wampole from August 1984 until September 2005. Prior to joining Wampole, Dr. Bridgen had global sales and marketing responsibility for the hematology and immunology business units of Ortho Diagnostic Systems Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company.

Mark Gladwell

Mr. Mark Gladwell serves as Senior Vice President - Global Operations of the Company, since January 2015. Previously, he served as Vice President of Operations for North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa since 2014. Mr. Gladwell joined Alere in 2001 and has served in various roles since, including Vice President of Quality and Technical Service and Vice President of Operations for North America. Before joining Alere, Mr. Gladwell held operations, quality and project leadership positions with Johnson & Johnson, Agfa Gavert and DuPont, culminating in more than 18 years of experience in manufacturing high-volume, high-technology in-vitro diagnostics and medical devices.

Melissa Guerdan

Ms. Melissa Guerdan serves as Senior Vice President, Global Quality and Regulatory Assurance of Alere Inc. She has served as Senior Vice President, Global Quality and Regulatory since July 2014. She joined Alere in August 2012 as Vice President, Global Quality Assurance and became Vice President, Global Quality and Regulatory in October 2013. Prior to coming to Alere, Ms. Guerdan was Vice President of Quality Operations for Covidien’s Pharmaceuticals business from March 2008 to August 2012. In this capacity, she was responsible for leading quality and compliance across 11 global manufacturing facilities producing and distributing products ranging from urological imaging systems, contrast media/delivery systems, nuclear medicine products, and specialty generic pharmaceuticals. Prior to that, Ms. Guerdan served as Director of Quality for Baxter’s Renal and Medication Delivery businesses from 2004 to 2008. In addition to these key leadership roles, Ms. Guerdan also held various quality positions at Pfizer and Aventis Behring.

Robert Hargadon

Mr. Robert Hargadon serves as Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources of Alere, Inc. He joined the company as Vice President, Global Human Resources, formerly referred to as Global Culture and Performance, in October 2010 and was promoted to Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources in July 2014. He has over 30 years of experience in human resources, leadership and organization development. Mr. Hargadon served as Vice President, Human Resources at drugstore.com, an online pharmacy, from November 2006 through October 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Hargadon was General Manager, Corporate Learning and Development at Microsoft from September 2005 to April 2006 and held various human resources leadership positions at Boston Scientific Corporation, a medical device manufacturer, from 1997 to 2005, including Vice President of International Human Resources and Vice President, Leadership Development from September 1997 to June 2005. Mr. Hargadon served as Vice President, Learning and Development at Fidelity Investments from 1993 to 1997. Mr. Hargadon also had 15 years of experience with the consulting firms Novations Group, Inc. and Harbridge House, which was acquired by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Renuka Uppaluri

Dr. Renuka Uppaluri, Ph.D., serves as Senior Vice President - Global Research and Development of the Company. She joined the company as Senior Vice President, Global R&D in February 2015. Dr. Uppaluri brings with her a wealth of experience in leading R&D organizations, most recently serving as Vice President, Global R&D at Covidien, where she led her respiratory and monitoring solutions R&D team to several substantive product launches. Before Covidien, Dr. Uppaluri spent 10 years at GE Healthcare, starting as a systems engineer and ending as the General Manager of the Global Diagnostics X-Ray Imaging division. Dr. Uppaluri received a BE degree from the University of Mumbai and a PhD from the University of Iowa.

Jonathan Wygant

Mr. Jonathan Wygant is Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Wygant has served as Vice President of Finance of the Company. From August 2013 until he joined the Company, Mr. Wygant was the Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of CareFusion Corporation, a global medical device company. From May 2010 to August 2013, Mr. Wygant was CareFusion’s Vice President, Finance and Assistant Controller, and from August 2009 to May 2010, he was CareFusion’s Director, Finance. Before CareFusion’s spinoff from Cardinal Health, a global health services and products company, in August 2009, he served as Cardinal Health’s Director, Finance - Clinical and Medical Products. Mr. Wygant previously held various other accounting positions, including as a senior auditor with the accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Geoffrey Ginsburg

Dr. Geoffrey Ginsburg, M.D., Ph.D. is Director of Alere Inc. Dr. Ginsburg is a founding director of the Center for Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine and also a professor of Medicine, Pathology and Biomedical Engineering, both at Duke University. In addition to his current positions at Duke University , Dr. Ginsburg also serves as an expert panel member for Genome Canada, as a member of the Board of External Experts for the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, as Co-Chair of the Institute of Medicine's Roundtable on Genome-Based Research to Human Health, as a member of the advisory council for the National Center for Accelerating Translational Science, as co-Chair of the Cures Acceleration Network, co-chair of the Global Genomic Medicine Collaborative, and as a member of the World Economics Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Future of the Health Sector. Dr. Ginsburg worked at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from 1997 to 2004, serving as senior program director for cardiovascular diseases and later as Vice President of Molecular and Personalized Medicine, where he was responsible for developing pharmacogenomics and biomarker strategies for therapeutics.

Regina Benjamin

Dr. Regina M. Benjamin M.D., serves as an Independent Director of the Company. From 2009-2013, Dr. Benjamin served as the 18th Surgeon General of the United States and chair of the National Prevention Council - 17 cabinet-level Federal agencies that developed the road map for the Nation's health - the National Prevention Strategy. From her early days as the founder of a rural health clinic in Alabama to her leadership role in the worldwide advancement of preventative health care, Dr. Regina Benjamin has forged a career that has been recognized by a broad spectrum of organizations and publications. In 1995, she was the first physician under the age of 40 and the first African-American woman to be elected to the American Medical Association Board of Trustees. Other past board memberships include the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Catholic Health Association, and Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Benjamin is a member of the Institute of Medicine and a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. She has been chosen as a Kellogg National Fellow and Rockefeller Next Generation Leader. In 1998 Dr. Benjamin was the United States recipient of the Nelson Mandela Award for Health and Human Rights. She received the 2000 National Caring Award, which was inspired by Mother Teresa and was recognized with the Papal honor Pro Ecclesia et Ponticifice from Pope Benedict XVI. In 2008, she was honored with a MacArthur Genius Award Fellowship. In 2011, Dr. Benjamin became the recipient of the Chairman's Award at the 42nd NAACP Image Awards. Dr. Benjamin has a B.S. in chemistry from Xavier University in New Orleans, attended Morehouse School of Medicine, earned an MD degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and an MBA from Tulane University. She is the recipient of 22 honorary degrees.

Hakan Bjorklund

Dr. Hakan Bjorklund, Ph.D., serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Bjorklund joined our Board in August 2013. Dr. Björklund has been a healthcare industry executive at Avista Capital Partners, L.P., a private equity firm, since October 2011. Before joining Avista Capital Partners, Dr. Björklund was the Chief Executive Officer of Nycomed Luxco SA, a Swiss pharmaceuticals company, from May 1999 until its sale to Takeda Pharmaceuticals in September 2011. Before his tenure at Nycomed, Dr. Björklund held various positions at companies that now form a part of the pharmaceuticals company AstraZeneca plc, including President of Astra Pain Control from 1989 to 1991, President of Astra Draco AB, a research and development unit, from 1991 to 1996 and Regional Director of Astra AB from 1996 to 1999. Dr. Björklund has served as a member of the board of directors of Coloplast A/S, a Denmark-based medical device company, since December 2006, as the Chairman of the Board of H. Lundbeck A/S, a Denmark-based pharmaceuticals company, since March 2013, where he has served as a director since March 2011, as a member of the board of directors of Atos Medical AB, a Swedish-based medical device company, since April 2005, and as a member of the board of directors of Acino Pharma AG, a Swiss-based pharmaceutical company, since December 2013. He was also a director at Danisco A/S, a Danish food ingredients company, from April 2004 until its acquisition by Dupont in June 2011. Dr. Björklund is a member of our Board’s Compensation Committee. Through his operating experience as Chief Executive Officer of a European-based healthcare company,

Carol Goldberg

Ms. Carol R. Goldberg serves as an Independent Director of Alere Inc., since May 30, 2001. Ms. Goldberg served as a director of our predecessor company, Inverness Medical Technology, from August 1992 through November 2001, when that company was acquired by Johnson & Johnson. Since December 1989, she has served as President of The AVCAR Group, Ltd., an investment and management consulting firm in Boston, Massachusetts. Ms. Goldberg is Chairperson of the Board’s Compensation Committee. As the former President and Chief Operating Officer of Stop & Shop Companies, Inc.

John Levy

Mr. John F. Levy serves as an Independent Director of Alere, Inc., since May 30, 2001. Mr. Levy served as a director of Inverness Medical Technology from August 1996 through November 2001, when that company was acquired by Johnson & Johnson. Since 1993, he has been an independent consultant. Mr. Levy served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Waban, Inc., a warehouse merchandising company, from 1989 to 1993. Mr. Levy is Chairperson of the Board’s Audit Committee and is a member of the Board’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Stephen MacMillan

Mr. Stephen P. MacMillan serves as an Independent Director of the Company. He joined our Board in August 2013. Since December 2013, Mr. McMillan has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Hologic Inc., a medical device manufacturer that develops, manufactures and supplies diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products. Prior to assuming this role with Hologic, Mr. MacMillan was the Chief Executive Officer of sBioMed, LLC, a biomedical research firm that produces infection control products, from October 2012 to December 2013. Prior to joining sBioMed, Mr. MacMillan served in various roles at Stryker Corporation, including its Chief Operating Officer from June 2003 to January 2005, its President from June 2003 to February 2012, its Chief Executive Officer from January 2005 to February 2012 and its Chairman from January 2010 to February 2012. Mr. MacMillan began his career with Procter & Gamble in 1985 and later spent 11 years with Johnson & Johnson, where he served in various roles, including President of Johnson & Johnson’s consumer pharmaceuticals joint venture with Merck from December 1998 to December 1999. From March 2000 to March 2003, Mr. MacMillan served as Sector Vice President, Global Specialty Operations of Pharmacia Corporation (formerly Monsanto Company), a global pharmaceutical company. Mr. MacMillan previously served on the board of directors of Texas Instruments Incorporated from 2008 to 2012. Mr. MacMillan is a member of our Board’s Audit Committee. Mr. MacMillan’s operating experience as Chief Executive Officer in the growth and development of a global medical technology company is of substantial value to our Board.

Brian Markison

Mr. Brian A. Markison is an Independent Director of the Company. He joined our Board in August 2013. Mr. Markison has been a healthcare industry executive at Avista Capital Partners, L.P., a private equity firm, since September 2012. Before joining Avista Capital Partners, Mr. Markison served as the President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc., a specialty dermatology company, from July 2011 until its sale to Sandoz, a division of Novartis, in July 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Markison was the President and Chief Executive Officer of King Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a manufacturer of pharmaceuticals and medical devices, from July 2004 through the closing of its sale to Pfizer in March 2011. Mr. Markison joined King Pharmaceuticals as Chief Operating Officer in March 2004 and served in that role until his promotion to Chief Executive Officer. From July 2007 to February 2011, Mr. Markison also served as the Chairman of the board of directors of King Pharmaceuticals. Before joining King Pharmaceuticals, Mr. Markison held various positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb from 1982 to 2004, including President of Neuroscience/Infectious Disease and Dermatology and President of Oncology, Virology and Oncology Therapeutics Network. Mr. Markison has served as the Lead Outside Director on the board of directors of Immunomedics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical therapeutics company, since December 2004, the Chairman of the board of directors of Rosetta Genomics Ltd., a leading developer of microRNA-based molecular diagnostics, since April 2011, the Chairman of the board of directors of Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc., a developer, manufacturer and distributor of diagnostic imaging agents, since January 2013, where he has served as a director since September 2012, and a member of the board of directors of PharmAthene, Inc., a developer of medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, since September 2011.

Thomas McKillop

Dr. Thomas F. McKillop is an Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Tom joined our Board in August 2013. Dr. McKillop has been the Chairman of Evolva Holdings SA, a biosynthetic technologies company listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange that produces sustainable ingredients for health nutrition and wellness, since May 2012, having served as a non-executive director since June 2010. In 1994, Dr. McKillop was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Zeneca plc, which was formed as a result of the separation by Imperial Chemical Industries of its pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and specialties businesses. In April 1999, following the merger of Zeneca plc and Astra AB, Dr. McKillop was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of AstraZeneca plc, a position he held until his retirement in 2005. Dr. McKillop has served as the Chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group from April 2006 through February 2009, the President of the Science Council in the United Kingdom from February 2007 through September 2011, and a non-executive director of BP plc, from 2004 to 2009, Lloyds TSB Group plc, from 1999 to 2004, and Nycomed Amersham plc and its predecessor companies, from 1992 to 2001. Dr. McKillop is also currently a non-executive director of UCB SA, a member of its governance, nomination and compensation committee; Almirall, S.A., a pharmaceuticals company listed on the Madrid, Barcelona, Bilboa and Valencia stock exchanges, for which he is also a member of its appointments and remuneration committee; and Theravectys, in France. In addition, Dr. McKillop has held varying roles in industry groups, including tenures as the Chairman of the British Pharma Group, President of the European Federation of Pharmaceuticals Industries and Associations, Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Industry Task Force and as a member of the European Round Table of Industrialists and the European Financial Services Round Table.

John Quelch

Professor Dr. John A. Quelch, D.B.A., Ph.D., is Independent Director of Alere Inc., since March 10, 2003. Dr. Quelch has been the Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and professor in Health Policy and Management at Harvard School of Public Health since January 2013. Between February 2011 and January 2013, Dr. Quelch served as Dean, Vice President and Distinguished Professor of International Management at the China Europe International Business School in Shanghai. From July 2001 through January 2011, he was professor and Senior Associate Dean at the Harvard Business School. From July 1998 through June 2001, he was Dean of the London Business School. Dr. Quelch also serves as a director of DataLogix, a data marketing services company. Dr. Quelch served as a director of WPP plc from 1988 to 2013, Pepsi Bottling Group from 2005 to 2010 and of Gentiva Health Services, Inc. from 2006 to 2009.

James Roosevelt

Mr. James Roosevelt, Jr., serves as an Independent Director of Alere Inc., since February 6, 2009. Mr. Roosevelt has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Tufts Health Plan since 2005. From 1999 to 2005, Mr. Roosevelt was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Tufts Health Plan. Mr. Roosevelt also serves as Co-Chair of the Rules and By-laws Committee of the Democratic National Committee, Co-Chair of the Board of Directors for the Tufts Health Care Institute, and a member of the Board of Directors at American Health Insurance Plans and PointRight Inc., where he serves as a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Roosevelt is a member of the Board’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Juliet Cunningham