People: Celsion Corp (CLSN.PH)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Church

57 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations

Khursheed Anwer

55 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer - Nucleic Acid Therapy

Nicholas Borys

54 2007 Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

Michael Tardugno

63 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Pok Yu Chow

62 2007 Independent Director

Frederick Fritz

63 2011 Independent Director

Robert Hooper

67 2010 Independent Director

Alberto Martinez

64 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jeffrey Church

Mr. Jeffrey W. Church , CPA., is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations of Celsion Corporation. Mr. Church was appointed as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations effective July 8, 2011. On July 1, 2014, Mr. Church was reappointed as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Immediately prior to joining Celsion, Mr. Church served as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Alba Therapeutics Corporation, a privately held life science company from 2007 until 2010. From 2006 until 2007, he served as Vice President, CFO and Corporate Secretary for Novavax, Inc., a vaccine development company listed on The NASDAQ Global Select Market. From 1998 until 2006, he served as Vice President, CFO and Corporate Secretary for GenVec, Inc., a life science and biotechnology company listed on The NASDAQ Capital Market. Prior to that, he held senior financial positions at BioSpherics Corporation and Meridian Medical Technologies, both publicly traded companies. He started his career with Price Waterhouse from 1979 until 1986. Mr. Church holds a B.S. degree in accounting from the University of Maryland and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Khursheed Anwer

Dr. Khursheed Anwer, Ph.D., M.B.A., is Executive Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer - Nucleic Acid Therapy of Celsion Corporation. Dr. Anwer joined the Company in connection with the acquisition by CLSN Laboratories, Inc., a Delaware corporation and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, of substantially all of the assets of Egen, Inc., an Alabama corporation (“EGEN”). Before joining Celsion, Dr. Anwer served as President and Chief Scientific Officer of EGEN from June 2009 to June 2014 and its Vice President of Research and Development from July 2002 to June 2009. Dr. Anwer served as a member of the board of directors of EGEN from December 2010 to June 2014. Before joining EGEN, Dr. Anwer was Director of Pre-Clinical Development at Valentis, Inc. from July 2000 to June 2002. From October 1993 to June 2000, he held several positions at GeneMedicine, Inc., where he led several research projects in the area of non-viral gene therapy. Dr. Anwer holds a Ph.D. in physiology/pharmacology from Ohio University and has received post-doctoral training from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Anwer is an adjunct faculty member in the Biology Department at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and a board member of the University of Alabama Business School, MBA STEP path.

Nicholas Borys

Dr. Nicholas Borys, M.D., is Vice President, Chief Medical Officer of Celsion Corporation., since October 1, 2007. In this position, Dr. Borys manages the clinical development and regulatory programs for Celsion. Dr. Borys has over 20 years of experience in all phases of pharmaceutical development with a focus on oncology. Immediately prior to joining Celsion, Dr. Borys served as Chief Medical Officer of Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a molecular imaging and nuclear oncology pharmaceutical company, from 2004 until 2007. From 2002 until 2004 he served as the Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Taiho Pharma USA, a Japanese start-up oncology therapeutics company. Prior to that he held increasingly senior positions at Cytogen Corporation, Anthra Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Amersham Healthcare, Inc. and Hoffmann La-Roche Inc. Dr. Borys obtained his premedical degree from Rutgers University and holds an M.D. degree from American University of the Caribbean.

Michael Tardugno

Mr. Michael H. Tardugno is Executive Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Celsion Corporation., effective October 7, 2014. Mr. Tardugno was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on January 3, 2007 and was elected to the Board of Directors on January 22, 2007. Prior to joining the Company and for the period from February 2005 to December 2006, Mr. Tardugno served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mylan Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Mylan Inc. From 1998 to 2005, Mr. Tardugno was Executive Vice President of Songbird Hearing, Inc., a medical device company spun out of Sarnoff Corporation. From 1996 to 1998, he was Senior Vice President of Technical Operations worldwide for a division of Bristol-Myers Squibb, and from 1977 to 1995, he held increasingly senior executive positions including Senior Vice-President of World-wide Technology Development and Manufacturing with Bausch & Lomb and Abbott Laboratories. Mr. Tardugno holds a B.S. degree in Biology from St. Bonaventure University and completed the Harvard Business School Program for Management Development.

Pok Yu Chow

Dr. Pok Yu Chow, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Celsion Corporation., since March 14, 2007. Dr. Chow has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Harmony Asset Limited since 1996, an investment company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and specializing in China and Hong Kong. Dr. Chow has served as Executive Director of Kaisun Energy Group Ltd. since 2008 and currently serves as a director of Medifocus Inc. From 1990 to 1998, Dr. Chow was the Chief Executive Officer of Allied Group of Companies based in Hong Kong. Prior to this, Dr. Chow held a senior position with Brunswick Corporation and Outboard Marine Corporation and was responsible for all business activities in South East Asia and China. Dr. Chow’s qualifications include a number of Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees. Among them include a MSc from London Business School, a Ph.D. from the University of South Australia, and an Engineering Doctorate and Ph.D. on Biology from City University of Hong Kong.

Frederick Fritz

Mr. Frederick J. Fritz has been appointed as Independent Director of Celsion Corporation., since July 8, 2011. Mr. Fritz is currently the CEO & Founder of NeuroDx, a development stage diagnostic device company focused on the neurosurgery market. Mr. Fritz joined NeuroDx from Valeo Medical, a biotech company he founded in 2003 to develop the world's first non-invasive diagnostic test for endometriosis. Prior to that, Mr. Fritz was President and CEO of Songbird Hearing, a medical device company spun out of Sarnoff Corporation. Mr. Fritz began his career in marketing management and new product development. He joined Schering Plough's Wesley Jessen in 1985 as VP Marketing and Sales in 1986. He was promoted to general manager of Schering's Over the Counter pharmaceutical business in 1988 and of the podiatric products business in 1990. He was President of Coleman North America from 1995-1997. Mr. Fritz holds a Bachelor’s degree in engineering (summa cum laude) from University of Illinois and an MBA degree from Harvard University.

Robert Hooper

Mr. Robert W. Hooper is Independent Director of Celsion Corporation since July 29, 2010. He is currently President of Crows Nest Ventures, Inc. a privately held company, which provides advisory and consulting services to the healthcare industry. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Hooper served as President North America for IMS Health Incorporated, a healthcare information and market research company listed on The New York Stock Exchange. From 1993 to 1997, he served as President of Abbott Laboratories Canada. From 1989 to 1993, he served as Managing Director, Australia/Asia for Abbott Laboratories. Prior to that, he held increasingly senior positions at E.R. Squibb and Sterling Winthrop Labs. Mr. Hooper holds a B.A degree in Biology from Wilkes University.

Alberto Martinez

Dr. Alberto R. Martinez, M.D., is Independent Director of Celsion Corporation., since December 6, 2010. He is currently a consultant to the healthcare industry. From 2007 to 2008, Dr. Martinez served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Talecris Biotherapeutics, Inc., a publicly traded life science company. Prior to that, Dr. Martinez served as Talecris’ President and Chief Executive Officer from October 2005 until June 2007. Prior to that, he held increasingly senior positions as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Commercial Operations at ZLB Behring (subsequently renamed CSL Behring). Prior to ZLB Behring, Dr. Martinez served in various international positions at Sandoz Pharmaceuticals (currently the generic pharmaceuticals division of Novartis) in Brazil, Switzerland, Spain and the U.S. for eighteen years. Dr. Martinez completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Sao Paulo and received his medical degree from the University of Sao Paulo in 1973. After completing his residency in Pediatrics in 1975, he studied Business and Marketing Administration at the Fundacao Getulio Vargas in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Jeffrey Church

440,253

Khursheed Anwer

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Nicholas Borys

487,408

Michael Tardugno

955,383

Pok Yu Chow

--

Frederick Fritz

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Robert Hooper

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Alberto Martinez

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As Of  30 Dec 2013
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