People: Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Inc (CPRX.O)

CPRX.O on Consolidated Issue listed on NASDAQ Capital Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Patrick McEnany

66 2006 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Alicia Grande

42 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

Steven Miller

52 2011 Chief Operating Officer, Chief Scientific Officer

David Muth

59 2014 Executive Vice President - Corporate Development

M. Douglas Winship

64 2006 Vice President - Regulatory Operations

Bernardino Mosquera

46 2013 Vice President - Clinical Operations

Charles O'Keeffe

74 2011 Lead Independent Director

Barrett McGrath

2014 Chief Commercial Officer

Philip Coelho

70 2002 Independent Director

Hubert Huckel

82 2006 Independent Director

David Tierney

50 2002 Independent Director

David Connolly

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Patrick McEnany

Mr. Patrick J. McEnany is the Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. Mr. McEnany has been CEO and a director since formation in January 2002. He became Chairman and President in March 2006. From 1999 to 2002, Mr. McEnany was a consultant to the pharmaceutical industry. From 1991 to 1997, Mr. McEnany was Chairman and CEO of Royce Laboratories, Inc., a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer. From 1997 to 1998, after the merger of Royce into Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Mr. McEnany served as president of the wholly-owned Royce Laboratories subsidiary and vice president of corporate development for Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. From 1993 to 1997, he also served as vice chairman and a director of the National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers. He currently serves on the board of directors for ThermoGenesis Corp. and the Jackson Memorial Hospital Foundation, and over the last 30 years has served as a director for numerous other public companies.

Alicia Grande

Ms. Alicia Grande, CPA, CMA, has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer of Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc., effective December 16, 2011. Prior to joining Catalyst, since 2003 Ms. Grande was employed by The Hackett Group, Inc. (formerly known as Answerthink, Inc.), a publicly traded information technology consulting services company. Ms. Grande served in various capacities with The Hackett Group, most recently as Senior Director of Finance, and was responsible for all external and SEC financial reporting. Ms. Grande also served as head of The Hackett Group’s Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance team. Prior to joining The Hackett Group, Ms. Grande was employed for more than 10 years in capacities from staff to most recently Senior Manager, Audit & Business Consulting, by several public accounting firms including Arthur Andersen LLP. Ms. Grande earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, with majors in accounting and finance, from Syracuse University and a master of accounting degree from Florida International University.

Steven Miller

Dr. Steven R. Miller, Ph.D. is Chief Operating Officer, Chief Scientific Officer of Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Inc. Previously, commencing in April 2007, Dr. Miller was our Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development and Project Management. Dr. Miller has worked in the healthcare industry for over 25 years. Prior to joining us, Dr. Miller spent 15 years with various divisions of Watson Laboratories, a subsidiary of Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc., most recently as Executive Director of R&D Operations. In this capacity, Dr. Miller managed a team of 75 in the testing of all R&D products for clinical trials, including method valuation, stability testing, operation of the R&D pilot plant, and assembly of the CMC section of drug applications, in addition to other responsibilities. Prior to this position, Dr. Miller was Director of Technology Transfer for Watson Laboratories, and Vice President of Research and Product Development for Royce Laboratories, which was subsequently acquired by Watson Laboratories. Prior to joining Royce Laboratories, Dr. Miller was Group Leader and Senior Scientist at Dade Behring. Prior to that, he served as an Analytical Chemist at the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. Dr. Miller received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from the University of Maryland and his Ph.D. from the University of Miami.

David Muth

Mr. David D. Muth is Executive Vice President - Corporate Development of the Company. Mr. Muth has over 35 years of business experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. He most recently served, from 2010 to 2014, as the President and CEO of Croma Pharmaceuticals Inc., where he established North American operations, gained approval of and launched 10 Ocular Surgical products, while building a Canadian Ophthalmology sales organization. Prior to joining Croma, from 2008 to 2010, David was the Global Head of Business Development for Bausch + Lomb's (B+L) (Pharmaceutical Group), where he negotiated numerous transactions including company/products acquisitions and in-licensed a portfolio of programs. Prior to B+L, he served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer for Avalon Pharmaceuticals, President and CEO of Osmotica Pharmaceutical Corporation, President and COO of Cengent Therapeutics and Senior Vice President of Business Operations for Nabi Biopharmaceutical, Inc. At Nabi, he established a hematological/oncology commercial organization and launched four products, two of which were Orphan Drugs. Prior to Nabi, Mr. Muth spent 17 years with Johnson & Johnson in a variety of senior management roles spanning all commercial functions including marketing research, sales, product management, new product development, and corporate development. Mr. Muth received a B.S. in accounting from Villanova University, an M.B.A. in Finance from Pace University and an M.B.A. in Pharmaceutical Marketing (2nd concentration) from Farleigh Dickinson University.

M. Douglas Winship

Mr. M. Douglas Winship is the Vice President - Regulatory Operations of Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. Mr. Winship has worked in regulatory affairs in the healthcare industry for over 40 years. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Winship was Vice President—Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs for Argos Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company developing immunotherapy treatments for cancer, in Durham, North Carolina. Previously, Mr. Winship was employed by CEL-SCI Corp., a biotechnology company developing immune system based treatments, in Vienna, VA, from 1998 to 2002 as Senior Vice President—Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance, and from 1994 through 1998 as Vice President—Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance. From 1988 to 1994, Mr. Winship was employed by Curative Technologies, Inc., a health-care company involved in the wound-healing market, first as Director of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance and later as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance. Mr. Winship earned his Bachelor of Science in chemistry from Upsala College.

Bernardino Mosquera

Dr. Bernardino Mosquera, M.D. has been appointed as Vice President - Clinical Operations of Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. effective March 5, 2013. For the last three years, Dr. Mosquera has managed his own clinical research consulting company. As an independent consultant, Dr. Mosquera was involved in trials for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and stroke medications for a multinational pharmaceutical company and several biotech companies. Prior to his time as an independent consultant, for approximately five years Dr. Mosquera worked first with Amgen and later as a dedicated contractor for Amgen on a number of Phase 3 trials in the oncology area. Prior to his time with Amgen, Dr. Mosquera worked with Kos Pharmaceuticals where he was involved in all aspects of clinical trial management for two Phase 3 trials, where he was responsible for CRO selection, site selection, vendor management, creation of study documents, IRB submissions, trial management, and CRA management. Dr. Mosquera received his medical degree from the Central University of Venezuela, School of Medicine. He also holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of South Florida.

Charles O'Keeffe

Mr. Charles B. O'Keeffe is Lead Independent Director of Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. Mr. O’Keeffe also served as a consultant to us from December 2004 until June 2011. Mr. O’Keeffe is a Professor in the Departments of Pharmacology, Epidemiology and Community Health at Virginia Commonwealth University (“VCU”), and has served in such capacity since January 1, 2004. Mr. O’Keeffe joined VCU after retiring as President and Chief Executive Officer of Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a position Mr. O’Keeffe held from 1991 until 2003. As President of Drug Abuse Rehabilitation Services (from 1970 until 1971), he developed the first child-resistant, abuse-resistant vehicle for dispensing methadone. He served as president of Washington Reference Laboratories from 1972 until 1975, which provided toxicology services to the Department of Defense during the Vietnam War. He has served in the White House (from 1970 until 1973 and from 1976 until 1980) for three presidents—as advisor, special assistant for international health and deputy director for international affairs in the Office of Drug Abuse Policy—and has served on U.S. delegations to the World Health Assembly and the U.N. Commission on Narcotic Drugs. Mr. O’Keeffe played a significant role in helping Congress reach consensus on the Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000.

Barrett McGrath

Mr. Barrett S. McGrath is Chief Commercial Officer of Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. Mr. McGrath began his career in 1982 at American Hospital Supply Corporation, in the American Critical Care pharmaceutical division. Barrett left American Hospital Supply in 1988 to join Genentech's growing commercial organization. During a period of 11 years at Genentech, he served in roles of increasing responsibility in sales, sales management and brand management, and had integral roles in the launch of several of Genentech's successful early brands. Following his departure from Genentech, Barrett served as a commercial consultant to venture-backed start-up Tercica. In 2002, he joined Quintiles, Inc., in Alliance Management for the NovaQuest unit.

Philip Coelho

Mr. Philip H. Coelho serves as Independent Director of Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc., since October 2002. Mr. Coelho is currently President and CEO of Synergenesis Inc. a company enabling regenerative cures through the application of innovative engineering and President of PHC Medical, Inc., a company providing consulting services for enterprises in the medical device related cell therapy field. Previously, from October 1986 until 2008, Mr. Coelho founded and was employed by ThermoGenesis Corp., a company focused on the blood processing and hospital/woundcare markets. Mr. Coelho was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ThermoGenesis from December 1989 until May 2007 and served as its Chief Technology Architect from June 2007 until May 2008. From October 1986 to September 1989, Mr. Coelho held the position of Vice President and Director of Research, Development and Manufacturing with ThermoGenesis. Prior to his association with ThermoGenesis, from October 1983 to October 1986 Mr. Coelho was President of Castleton, Inc., a company that developed and licensed ultra-rapid heat transfer technology to ThermoGenesis. Mr. Coelho currently serves on the Board of Directors of Mediware Information Systems, Inc. and Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Coelho holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Davis.

Hubert Huckel

Dr. Hubert E. Huckel, M.D. is the Independent Director of Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. He is a co-founder of our company and serves as a member of our board of directors. Dr. Huckel is retired. Dr. Huckel spent more than 30 years with The Hoechst Group (now part of Sanofi-Aventis), and was at the time of his retirement in 1992 Executive Chairman of the Board of Hoechst-Roussel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Huckel has continued his involvement in the prescription drug industry and currently serves on the board of directors of Concordia Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Huckel received his M.D. from the University of Vienna, Austria and is a member of the Rockefeller University Council. The Board of Directors believes the characteristics that qualify Dr. Huckel for the Board include his leadership experience and judgment and his long-term pharmaceutical industry experience and knowledge.

David Tierney

Dr. David S. Tierney, M.D. serves as Independent Director of Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc., since October 2002. Dr Tierney currently serves as CEO of Icon Bioscience, Inc., a privately held ophthalmic drug delivery company. Dr. Tierney served as President and Chief Operating Officer (and a member of the board of directors) of Oceana Therapeutics, Inc., a private specialty pharmaceutical company between the organization of that company in 2008 and the sale of that company to Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. in December 2011. Dr. Tierney also served as the President and CEO (and as a member of the board of directors) of Valera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. a specialty pharmaceutical company, between August 2000 and April 2007, when Valera completed a merger with Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Further, from January 2000 to August 2000, Dr. Tierney served as President of Biovail Technologies, a division of Biovail Corporation, a Canadian drug delivery company, where he was responsible for all of Biovail’s research and development, regulatory and clinical activities. Finally, from March 1997 to January 2000, Dr. Tierney was Senior Vice President of Drug Development at Roberts Pharmaceutical Corporation, where he was responsible for all research and development activities, and for drug development, medical affairs, worldwide regulatory affairs and chemical process development, as well as being part of the executive management team, and from December 1989 to March 1997, Dr. Tierney was employed by Élan Corporation, a pharmaceutical company, in a variety of management positions. Dr. Tierney is also a director of Bioject Medical Technologies, Inc. Dr. Tierney received his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland and was subsequently trained in internal medicine.

David Connolly

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