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Neuralstem Inc (CUR.PH)

CUR.PH on Philadelphia Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Daly

55 2016 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Scott Ogilvie

61 2008 Independent Director

William Oldaker

75 2007 Independent Director

Sandford Smith

69 2014 Independent Director

Catherine Sohn

63 2014 Independent Director

Stanley Westreich

79 2011 Independent Director

Danielle Spangler

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Daly

Mr. Richard J. Daly is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He has been a director and our Chief Executive Officer since February of 2016. Mr. Daly brings over 25 years of commercial pharmaceutical experience working in positions of progressive responsibility in sales, marketing and operations. From November 2015 until February 2016, Mr. Daly was a managing partner at Ravine Rock Partners, LLC, a bio-pharmaceutical consulting company. Prior to that, from August 2013 until February 2014, Mr. Daly (as an employee of BMS) was the U.S. President of the BMS-AZ Diabetes Alliance. In February 2014 AstraZeneca purchased the BMS interest in the Diabetes Alliance and Mr. Daly Became the President of U.S. Diabetes, a subsidiary of AstraZeneca Pharmaceutical LP. He served in this position until November 2014. From October 2011 until November 2012, Mr. Daly was a founding partner, board member and investor in SagePath Partners LLC, a commercial outsourcing provider to the pharmaceutical industry. Between July 2008 and October 2011, Mr. Daly was executive vice president of North and South America for Takeda NA, the north American subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceuticals (TSE: TYO). Since June 2015, Mr. Daly has served on the board of directors and on the Compensation and Commercial Committees for Synergy Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: SGYP). Since February 2015, Mr. Daly has also served on the board of directors and on the Compensation Committee of Catalyst Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: CPRX). Mr. Daly holds a BS in Microbiology from The University of Notre Dame and an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management. In evaluating Mr. Daly’s specific experience, qualifications, attributes and skills in connection with his appointment to our board, we took into account his prior work with both public and private organizations, including his experience in building biopharmaceutical organizations, his strong business development background and his past experience and relationships

Scott Ogilvie

Mr. Scott V. Ogilvie is Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a director on our board since February 2008. Mr. Ogilvie is currently the President of AFIN International, Inc., an international private equity and strategic advisory firm, which he founded in 2006. Prior to December 31, 2009, he was CEO of Gulf Enterprises International, Ltd, an investment and strategic advisory company with primary activities in the Middle East and North Africa. He held this position since August 2006. Mr. Ogilvie previously served as Chief Operating Officer of CIC Group, Inc., an investment manager, a position he held from 2001 to 2007. He began his career as a corporate and securities lawyer with Hill, Farrer & Burrill, and has extensive public and private corporate management and board experience in finance, real estate, and life science and technology companies. During the past 5 years, Mr. Ogilvie has served on the board of directors of Innovative Card Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: INVC), Preferred Voice, Inc., (OTCBB: PRFV), GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB: GNSZ) and Research Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: RSSS). In evaluating Mr. Ogilvie’s specific experience, qualifications, attributes and skills in connection with his appointment to our board, we took into account his prior work in both public and private organizations regarding corporate finance, securities and compliance and international business development.

William Oldaker

Mr. William Oldaker is Independent Director of the Company. He has served on our board of directors since April 2007. Mr. Oldaker is a founder and partner in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Oldaker Group LLC. Prior to founding the firm in 1993, Mr. Oldaker was a partner in the Washington office of the law firm of Manatt, Phelps and Phillips from 1987 to 1993. In 2004, Mr. Oldaker was a founder of Washington First Bank in Washington, D.C. and serves as a member of the board of directors. He previously served as a director of Century National Bank, from 1982 until its acquisition in 2001. Mr. Oldaker was appointed by President Clinton to serve as a commissioner on the National Bioethics Advisory Commission, a post he held until 2001. He is a member of the Colorado, D.C. and Iowa Bar Associations, the Bar Association for the Court of Appeals, D.C., and the Bar of the United States Supreme Court. He is also a partner in The National Group, a consulting firm. In evaluating Mr. Oldaker’s specific experience, qualifications, attributes and skills in connection with his appointment to our board, we took into account his extensive experience with managing and developing federal government regulations and expertise in the legislative process. He also was a founding member, and has served on the board of directors of a bank for almost thirty years.

Sandford Smith

Mr. Sandford D. Smith is an Independent Director of the Company. He has served on our board of directors since March 2014. Since December 2011, Mr. Smith has served as Founder and Chairman of Global Biolink Partners. From 1996 until 2011, Mr. Smith served in various senior and executive management positions at Genzyme Corporation (Formerly NASDAQ: GENZ), including Executive Vice President and President, International Group with responsibility for the commercial activities for Genzyme’s products outside of the U.S. Prior to joining Genzyme, Mr. Smith served from 1986 to 1996 as President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Repligen Corporation, a formerly publicly traded biotechnology company. Mr. Smith previously held a number of positions with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) from 1977 to 1986, including Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Planning for the Pharmaceutical Group. Mr. Smith currently serves as a director of Cytokynetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYTK), Apricus Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: APRI) and as chairman of Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AEGR) and. Mr. Smith serves as a member of the President’s Advisory Board of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, member of the Advisory Board of Tullis Health Investors in Greenwich, and an advisor to BioNEST Partners in New York and Paris. Mr. Smith also is the founder of Smith Scholars, a medical residency program for physicians from resource-poor nations. In selecting Mr. Smith as a board member, the board took into account his history of marketing and developing of therapies targeted at rare disease or those with orphan designations as well as his general experience in the biotech industry.

Catherine Sohn

Dr. Catherine Angell Sohn is an Independent Director of the Company. She has served on our board of directors since January 2014. Dr. Sohn is the founder of Sohn Health Strategies, where since 2010, she has consulted to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and consumer healthcare companies in the areas of business strategy, business development and strategic product development. She is currently an independent director on the board of directors of Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ: JAZZ) and Landec Corp (NASDAQ: LNDC). From 1982 to 2010, she was with GlaxoSmithKline plc, a pharmaceutical company (and with SmithKline Beecham plc before its merger with Glaxo Wellcome plc), where she served most recently as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Business Development and Strategic Alliances in GSK’s Consumer Healthcare division, and previously was Vice President, Worldwide Strategic Product Development in the pharmaceutical division. Before that, she held a series of positions in Medical Affairs, Pharmaceutical Business Development and U.S. Product Marketing also in the pharmaceutical division. Dr. Sohn currently holds the positions of Adjunct Professor at the University of California, San Francisco and Dean’s Professor at the University of the Sciences. She received a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of California, San Francisco and a Certificate of Professional Development from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Sohn was named Woman of the Year by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (2003) and is a Certified Licensing Professional and a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow. In evaluating Dr. Sohn’s specific experience, qualifications, attributes and skills in connection with her appointment to our board, we took into account her three decades of pharmaceutical industry experience developing and commercializing neuroscience and biological products, and her public company board experience.

Stanley Westreich

Mr. Stanley I. Westreich is an Independent Director of the Company. He has served on our board of directors since February 2011. Mr. Westreich is the manager of Westreich Services, LLC, a private investment and advisory firm which he founded in 2005. Prior to founding Westreich Services, LLC, Mr. Westreich was President of Westfield Realty, Inc., a real estate development and construction company, from 1965 to 2005. From July 26, 1994 to May 2010 he served as a director of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF) and also served as a director of Capital One Bank (USA), National Association. He served as a member of the Capital One Financial Corporation Compensation Committee from March 1995 through February 2010 and was its Chairman from March 1995 through April 2005. He has also served on the Capital One Financial Corporation Finance and Trust Oversight Committee from April 2004 to May of 2010. In evaluating Mr. Westreich’s specific experience, qualifications, attributes and skills in connection with his appointment to our board, we took into account his prior experience on the board of Capital One Financial and its related committees as well as his track record at Westreich Reality, Inc.

Danielle Spangler