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Chiasma Inc (CXS.F)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Stack

65 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Mark Fitzpatrick

53 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary, Director

Tara McCarthy

2016 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Drew Enamait

42 2016 Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance & Administration, Corporate Controller

Steven Vickers

2016 Vice President - Sales

Roni Mamluk

48 2015 Chief Development Officer

John Thero

55 2015 Director

James Tobin

71 2015 Director

Todd Foley

43 2008 Independent Director

Bard Geesaman

2012 Independent Director

Scott Minick

63 Independent Director

John Scarlett

65 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Stack

Mr. David (Dave) M. Stack is Independent Chairman of the Board of Chiasma, Inc. He has more than 25 years of industry experience in private companies. He is currently President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Pacira Pharmaceuticals. He also remains a Managing Director at MPM Capital. From September 2001 to August 2004, he was President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of The Medicines Company. Prior to that, he was the President and General Manager of Innovex. From 1993 to 1995, he was the Vice President of Business Development and Marketing for Immunomedics, and from 1992 to 1993, he served as the Director of Business Development and Planning for Infectious Disease, Oncology and Virology of Roche Laboratories where he was the Therapeutic World Leader of Infectious Disease. He held other commercial positions with Roche Laboratories for almost 11 years. Mr. Stack holds a degree in Pharmacy from Albany College, United States and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Siena College, United States.

Mark Fitzpatrick

Mr. Mark J. Fitzpatrick serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary, Director of the Company. Prior to joining us, he was Chief Financial Officer at Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AEGR), a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the treatment of rare diseases, from May 2011 to June 2015. From July 2007 to April 2011, Mr. Fitzpatrick served as Chief Financial Officer of Proteon Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTO), a biopharmaceutical company. He also held Chief Financial Officer positions at RenaMed Biologics, Inc., Dynogen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., WorldStreet Corporation, and Diacrin, Inc., and has more than 20 years of financial management experience in both public and private companies. Mr. Fitzpatrick received his B.S. in Accounting from Boston College in 1984 and earned a Certified Public Accountant certificate in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1987.

Tara McCarthy

Ms. Tara McCarthy is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. She has joined Chiasma as Senior Vice President and General Counsel, responsible for legal strategy and compliance. Ms. McCarthy most recently served as the vice president of commercial law for Vertex Pharmaceuticals, building a global commercial legal team and helping to launch its INCIVEK ® , KALYDECO ® and ORKAMBI ® product lines in multiple countries, including the U.S. Prior to Vertex, she served as senior corporate counsel at Genzyme Corporation, where she was responsible for the company's Renal and Endocrinology business unit and its RENAGEL ® /RENVELA ® , HECTOROL ® and THYROGEN ® product lines. Before joining Genzyme, Ms. McCarthy served as assistant general counsel and director of investor relations for Health Dialog Services Corporation. She earned her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Drew Enamait

Mr. Drew Enamait serves as Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance & Administration, Corporate Controller of the Company. Mr. Enamait, has served as the Company’s Corporate Controller since October 2015. Prior to joining the Company, he served in various rolls of increasing responsibility culminating in the position of Senior Controller, of LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. (NASDAQ:LMAT), a public medical device company, from April 2008 to October 2015. Mr. Enamait began his professional career at Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Enamait received his B.S. in Accountancy, minor in Law from Bentley College in 1996 and earned a Certified Public Accountant certificate in the State of Connecticut in 1999.

Steven Vickers

Mr. Steven Vickers is Vice President - Sales of the Company. Mr. Vickers spent the past four years with Onyx Pharmaceuticals, which is now a subsidiary of Amgen. During this time, he served as senior national sales director for the company's hematology business, leading the successful launch of Onyx's KYPROLIS™ and BLINCYTO™ product lines. Prior to joining Onyx, Mr. Vickers served as a sales leader at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Eisai Incorporated and Chiron Corporation. He earned his M.B.A. in Corporate Finance and Marketing from the University of Southern California and a B.S. from the University of California at Berkeley.

Roni Mamluk

Dr. Roni Mamluk, Ph.D., is the Chief Development Officer of Chiasma, Inc. Since March 2015. She served as our Chief Executive Officer from April 2013 to March 2015 and held various roles of increasing responsibility, including Chief Operating Officer and Vice President, Research and Development, from 2006 to April 2013. She also served as a member of our board of directors from April 2013 to March 2015. Since joining us, Dr. Mamluk has played a leading role in developing, and is one of the primary inventors of, our proprietary Transient Permeability Enhancer, or TPE, technology platform. She has also led the development of oral octreotide and ongoing improvements to our TPE platform. Dr. Mamluk joined us from Adnexus Therapeutics, Inc., where she established and led nonclinical research and development. Dr. Mamluk received her B.A. and Ph.D. from the Hebrew University. She also participated in a post-doctoral fellowship at Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School in the field of angiogenesis.

John Thero

Mr. John F. Thero, CPA is Director of the Company. Mr. Thero joined Amarin in November 2009 and has more than 20 years of senior financial and operational management experience, including more than 15 years supporting the growth of life science companies. Mr. Thero became President and CEO of Amarin in 2014 after previously serving as the company's President and initially as the company's Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Amarin, Mr. Thero was at ViaCell, Inc., where as Chief Financial Officer he helped guide the company to its successful sale to PerkinElmer, and Abiomed, Inc., where he held multiple positions, including Senior Vice President of Business Operations and Chief Financial Officer, and helped manage the company's transition from a development-stage company into a commercial entity. Mr. Thero began his professional career at Arthur Andersen LLP.

James Tobin

Mr. James R. Tobin is Director of the Company. Mr. Tobin, formerly president and CEO of Biogen, Inc. and Boston Scientific Corporation, will serve as a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Tobin was most recently President and CEO of Boston Scientific Corporation from March 1999 to July 2009. Prior to Boston Scientific, he served as President and CEO of Biogen from February 1997 to December 1998, and President and COO of Biogen from February 1994 to February 1997. Prior to joining Biogen, Mr. Tobin was with Baxter International Inc., where he served as President and COO from 1992 to 1994, as Executive Vice President from 1988 to 1992, and in various management positions prior to 1988. Mr. Tobin served as lieutenant in the U.S. Navy from 1968 to 1972. He has been a Director of multiple private and public life science firms and hospitals, and currently serves on the boards of several private companies as well as Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED) and Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (NASDAQ:OXFD). Mr. Tobin earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an A.B. from Harvard College.

Todd Foley

Mr. Todd Foley is a Independent Director of the company. Since May 2008. Mr. Foley is a Managing Partner at MPM Capital, where he has focused primarily on biotechnology investments. Mr. Foley joined MPM in 1999 and has been a partner since 2007. Prior to MPM, Mr. Foley’s career in the life science industry included positions in Business Development at Genentech, Inc., a biotechnology company and subsidiary of F. Hoffman-La Roche, and in management consulting with Arthur D. Little. Mr. Foley currently serves on the boards of various biotechnology and healthcare companies, including Valeritas, Inc., OSS Healthcare Inc., Iconic Therapeutics, Inc., Rhythm Holding Company, LLC, Clinical Ink, Inc., Semma Therapeutics, Inc. and Selexys Pharmaceuticals Corporation. He received his B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. We believe Mr. Foley’s extensive business strategy and financial background and experience serving on the boards of several life science companies qualify him to serve on our board of directors.

Bard Geesaman

Dr. Bard J. Geesaman is Independent Director of the company. Since January 2012, Dr. Geesaman has served as a Managing Director at MPM. From 2012 to 2015, he was Executive Director, Life Sciences of the X PRIZE Foundation. He is the founder of Solasia Pharma K.K., a specialty pharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes oncology drugs. From 2003 to 2007 he served as the Vice President, Medical Development for Elixir Pharmaceuticals Inc., where he oversaw clinical strategy for drug development and the human genetics program, and was a member of the company’s business development team. Dr. Geesaman is a General Partner at F2 and F3 Ventures, two UK-based venture capital funds, and has served on their board of directors since 2004. Dr. Geesaman became board certified in Internal Medicine in 2000, after completing a Clinical Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his Ph.D. from MIT, an M.D. from Harvard Medical School and a B.S. from University of California, Berkeley. We believe Dr. Geesaman’s managerial experience and extensive experience in the healthcare industry qualify him to serve on our board.

Scott Minick

Mr. Scott Minick is Independent Director of the company, He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of BIND Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIND), a biopharmaceutical company, or BIND. From 1998 to 2010, Mr. Minick was Managing Director of ARCH Venture Partners and was instrumental in the startup, development and financing of numerous ARCH portfolio companies, including BIND and Chiasma. From 1995 to 1998, Mr. Minick was Director, President and Chief Operating Officer of SEQUUS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SEQU), a biopharmaceutical company that was acquired by ALZA Corporation. Mr. Minick was formerly an executive at Baxter International, Inc. and Eli Lilly & Company. He serves as a member of the board of directors of BIND and Alzheon, Inc., and is a trustee of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Mr. Minick received his postgraduate training in neurobiology at the Salk Institute, an M.B.A. from Northwestern University, and a B.A. from the University of California, San Diego. We believe Mr. Minick’s extensive knowledge of Chiasma’s business as a company director since October 2007 and extensive experience in the biopharmaceutical industry and as a venture capitalist and senior executive qualify him to serve on our board.

John Scarlett

Dr. John A. Scarlett is Independent Director of the company. Since February 2015. Dr. Scarlett has been Chief Executive Officer and director of Geron Corporation (NASDAQ: GERN), a biotechnology company, since September 2011 and President since January 2012. Previously, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Proteolix, Inc., a biotechnology company that merged with Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ONXX) in October 2009, and a founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tercica, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRCA), which was acquired by Ipsen S.A. in 2008. From 1993 to 2001, Dr. Scarlett was also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sensus Drug Development Corporation, which was acquired by Pharmacia Corporation in 2001, and co-founded Covance Biotechnology Services, Inc., a contract biologics manufacturing and process development business that was acquired by Akzo Nobel’s Diosynth Division in 2001. Earlier in his career, he worked for McNeil Pharmaceutical, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, and Novo Nordisk Inc. He received his B.A. from Earlham College and his M.D. from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed his training in Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and his fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.