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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gregg Powers

53 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Namal Nawana

45 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

James Hinrichs

49 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Daniella Cramp

42 2014 Global President - Cardiometabolic Business Unit

Sanjay Malkani

46 2013 Global President - Toxicology

Avi Pelossof

53 2013 Global President - Infectious Disease Business Unit

Ellen Chiniara

57 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer and Secretary

John Bridgen

69 2010 Senior Vice President - Business Development

Mark Gladwell

41 2015 Senior Vice President - Global Operations

Melissa Guerdan

42 2014 Senior Vice President - Global Quality and Regulatory Assurance

Robert Hargadon

59 2014 Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources

Renuka Uppaluri

45 2015 Senior Vice President - Global Research and Development

Jonathan Wygant

45 2016 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance, Controller

Hakan Bjorklund

60 2013 Independent Director

Geoffrey Ginsburg

59 2015 Independent Director

Carol Goldberg

85 2001 Independent Director

John Levy

69 2001 Independent Director

Brian Markison

56 2013 Independent Director

Thomas McKillop

73 2013 Independent Director

John Quelch

64 2003 Independent Director

James Roosevelt

70 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 as the Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.

Namal Nawana

Mr. Namal Nawana serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Alere Inc. Mr. Nawana joined the company 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, from February 2011 to November 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Nawana served as Area Vice President for Johnson & Johnson Medical 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 an Honors Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Medical Science from the University of Adelaide, South Australia, and an MBA from Henley Management College. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Advamed Dx, a diagnostics industry organization, and the Board of Directors of Malaria No More.

James Hinrichs

Mr. James F. Hinrichs serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Alere Inc. Prior to that Mr. Hinrichs served as Chief Financial Officer at CareFusion Corp., a global medical technology corporation, from December 2010 until Becton Dickinson acquired CareFusion in March 2015. Prior to that role, Mr. Hinrichs served in various roles at CareFusion, including Senior Vice President of Global Customer Support and Corporate Controller from January 2009 to December 2010. Mr. Hinrichs joined Cardinal Health, a global health services and products company, in 2004 and served in a variety of roles, including Executive Vice President and Controller, and Chief Financial Officer of the Clinical and Medical Products segment and Healthcare Supply Chain Services segment prior to the spin-off of CareFusion from Cardinal Health in August 2009. Before joining Cardinal Health in 2004, Mr. Hinrichs compiled 12 years of finance and marketing experience at Merck & Co. and SangStat Medical Corporation. Since April 2014, Mr. Hinrichs has served as a director of Orthofix International N.V., a global medical device company, where he is the Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee.

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 cardiovascular and diabetes diagnostics and health management solutions. Previously, Ms. Cramp served as Global President of 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 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 joined the company from Roche Diagnostics, Inc., where he served as Vice President of Marketing for US Point-of-Care Diagnostics from 2006 to 2007, Vice President of Marketing for US Diabetes Care Hospital in 2005, and held various successive sales and marketing roles in the U.S. 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 of infectious disease business unit from February 2008 to February 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 J.D., serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer and Secretary of Alere Inc. Ms. Chiniara joined the company in October 2006 as General Counsel, Professional Diagnostics and Assistant Secretary and became Vice President and General Counsel in May 2007, Secretary in May 2010 and 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). Ms. Chiniara received her J.D. from Stanford Law School.

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 our 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 January 2014. Mr. Gladwell joined Alere in 2001 and has served in various roles since, including Vice President of Operations for North America from September 2011 to December 2013, and Vice President of Quality and Technical Service from 2007 to 2010. 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 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 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 research and development organizations, most recently serving as Vice President, Global R&D at Covidien, from September 2009 to February 2015, where she led the respiratory and monitoring solutions R&D team to several substantive product launches. Before Covidien, Dr. Uppaluri spent ten years at GE Healthcare, starting as a systems engineer and ending as the General Manager of the Global Diagnostics X-Ray Imaging division. Since April 2016, Dr. Uppaluri has served as a director of Altran Technologies SA, a French innovation and engineering consulting firm. Dr. Uppaluri received a BE degree from the University of Mumbai and her Ph.D. 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.

Hakan Bjorklund

Dr. Hakan Bjorklund, Ph.D., will no longer be an Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Bjorklund joined the 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 Danish medical device company, since December 2006, as the Chairman of the Board of Trimb Healthcare AB, a Swedish pharmaceuticals company, since July 2015, as a member of the board of directors of Atos Medical AB, a Swedish medical device company, since April 2005, and as a member of the board of directors of Acino Pharma AG, a Swiss pharmaceutical company, since December 2013. Since May 24, 2016, Dr. Bjorklund has served as Chairman of the Board of Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi), a Swedish pharmaceutical company. 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.

Geoffrey Ginsburg

Dr. Geoffrey Ginsburg, M.D., Ph.D., is Director of Alere Inc. Dr. Ginsburg has served as the founding director for the Center for Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine at the Duke University Medical Center since July 2014 and has also served at Duke University as a professor of Medicine since September 2004, Pathology since September 2004 and Biomedical Engineering since September 2013. Dr. Ginsburg has served as a professor in the School of Nursing at Duke University since January 2016. His work spans oncology, infectious disease, cardiovascular disease and metabolic disorders, and his research addresses the challenges for translating genomic information into medicine practice using new and innovative paradigms, and the integration of precision medicine into healthcare. Dr. Ginsburg currently 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 Genomic and Precision 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 IOM/NIH Global Genomic Medicine Collaborative, and as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of the Health Sector. Prior to Duke, 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.

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.

John Levy

Mr. John F. Levy serves as an Independent Director of Alere, Inc., since May 30, 2001. Mr. Levy served as company lead independent director from October 2013 to May 2014. 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.

Brian Markison

Mr. Brian A. Markison is an Independent Director of the Company. He joined the 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. He served as a member of the board of directors of PharmAthene, Inc., a developer of medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, from September 2011 to March 2015.

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 Pharmaceuticals, 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 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 Euronext-listed biopharmaceuticals manufacturer, and a member of its governance, nomination and compensation committee; and Almirall, S.A., a pharmaceuticals company listed on the Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Valencia stock exchanges, for which he is also President of its appointments and remuneration committee. 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

Prof. 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 Aramark, a food service, facilities management and uniforms company, and Luvo Inc., a privately held retail food products company. Dr. Quelch served as a director of WPP plc from 1988 to 2013, Pepsi Bottling Group from 2005 to 2010 and 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 served as the Chief Executive Officer of Tufts Health Plan from 2005 until January 2016 and served as the President of Tufts Health Plan from 2005 until September 2013. He now serves as an advisor to the board and the CEO of Tufts Health Plan. 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 of America’s Health Insurance Plans.

Juliet Cunningham