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Interleukin Genetics Inc (ILIU.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Weaver

50 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Kenneth Kornman

68 2015 President, Chief Scientific Officer, Director

Mark Carbeau

48 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Stephen DiPalma

55 2014 Interim Chief Financial Officer

Scott Snyder

53 2013 Chief Marketing Officer

Joseph Landstra

36 2014 Director

Lionel Carnot

47 2013 Independent Director

William Mills

60 2010 Independent Director

Dayton Misfeldt

41 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Weaver

Mr. James M. Weaver is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company, effective March 31, 2014. He served as Chairman of our Board from September 2007 until March 11, 2014, when he announced that he was resigning as a director due to his resignation from Alticor Corporate Enterprises (an affiliate of Pyxis) to pursue other interests. He is the former Vice President of Alticor Corporate Enterprises, a member of the Alticor Inc. family of companies, which is engaged in the principal business of offering products, business opportunities, and manufacturing and logistics services in more than 80 countries and territories worldwide. In this role, Mr. Weaver was responsible for managing the current portfolio of Alticor’s companies and directs its acquisition and growth. Prior to joining Alticor in June 2007, Mr. Weaver worked for X-Rite Inc. where he held various leadership positions, including Senior Vice President and General Manager, Vice President of marketing and software development, Vice President of marketing and product development, as well as lead executive on several acquisitions. Mr. Weaver also founded and held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Bold Furniture Inc, and has held various leadership positions at Steelcase Inc. and Bissell Inc. Mr. Weaver received a Bachelor’s degree in general studies from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and serves on several non-profit and private company boards. Our Board of Directors has concluded that Mr. Weaver should serve as a director as of the date of this proxy statement because of his prior senior management experience and judgment and his extensive sales and marketing experience in the consumer product industry. Mr. Weaver has not served on any other public company boards in the past five years.

Kenneth Kornman

Dr. Kenneth S. Kornman Ph.D. DDS is President, Chief Scientific Officer, Director of the Company. He was Chief Executive Officer of Interleukin Genetics, Inc. He was a member of our Board of Directors from August 2006 through April 2010, and in connection with our former Chief Executive Officer’s resignation on August 23, 2012, the Board of Directors appointed Dr. Kornman as a director to fill the vacancy created by the former Chief Executive Officer’s resignation. Prior to founding the Company in 1986, Dr. Kornman was a Department Chairman and Professor at The University of Texas Health Center at San Antonio. He has also been a consultant and scientific advisor for many major oral care and pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Kornman currently holds an academic appointment at Harvard University. He holds multiple patents in the pharmaceutical area, has published three books and more than 125 scientific papers and has lectured and consulted worldwide on the transfer of technology to clinical practice. Dr. Kornman also holds an MS (Periodontics) and Ph.D. (Microbiology-Immunology) from the University of Michigan. Our Board of Directors has concluded that Dr. Kornman should serve as a director because of his prior executive management experience, his scientific expertise and his knowledge of the dental and biotechnology industries. Dr. Kornman has not served on any other public company boards in the past five years.

Mark Carbeau

Mr. Mark B. Carbeau, MBA ., is Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company. Mr. Carbeau is a transformative healthcare leader who brings to Interleukin more than three decades of business expertise in the life science industries, with a proven track record of building high growth diagnostic and pharmaceutical businesses. Recognized as a visionary entrepreneur, Mr. Carbeau has refined or reinvented corporate strategies and business models to maximize the growth potential of multiple companies. His appointment strengthens the executive leadership team and adds significant commercial and operational expertise. Prior to joining Interleukin, Mr. Carbeau was Co-Founder and CEO of Diagnostyx, a technology-based healthcare company focused on intelligent drug infusion systems. Prior to Diagnostyx, Mr. Carbeau served as CEO of PolyRemedy®, a technology-enabled services business that combines health information technology with personalized therapeutics to improve wound healing outcomes. Previously, Mr. Carbeau was the President and CEO of HyperMed, Inc., a commercial stage medical device and diagnostics company using novel hyperspectral imaging technology. Prior to HyperMed, Mr. Carbeau served as President USA of Kinetic Concepts, Inc., and successfully reinvigorated the business by growing revenues from $650 million to $950 million. Prior to that, Mr. Carbeau served as Vice President, Corporate Development at OraPharma, Inc., during its commercial launch of a periodontal therapeutic, a successful IPO, and the eventual sale of the company to Johnson & Johnson. Mr. Carbeau also founded CM Partners, a strategic life science consulting firm, and was a member of The Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Carbeau began his career serving in various sales, marketing and manufacturing roles with Eli Lilly and Company. He holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Stephen DiPalma

Mr. Stephen J. Dipalma is the interim Chief financial officer of INTERLEUKIN GENETICS INC., Mr. DiPalma is Managing Director at Danforth Advisors, LLC, where he has served since April 2014. He brings more than 25 years of experience in life sciences and healthcare, including founding two start-ups, working with venture-backed companies, subsidiaries of Fortune 100 firms and publicly traded companies, and his work with Danforth Advisors clients. Previously, he served as the CFO of two public companies, and as CFO, COO, CEO or Director of eight privately held companies, in addition to his consulting clients. Mr. DiPalma participated in the successful reorganization of Cambridge Biotech from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection into Aquila BioPharmaceuticals, led the effort to take RXi Pharmaceuticals public, and has extensive experience in international fund raising and corporate structuring. He was formerly Chairman of the Board of Cognoptix Inc., and is on the Board of Directors of Phytera, Inc. Mr. DiPalma received his M.B.A. from Babson College and his B.S. from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell.

Scott Snyder

Mr. Scott Snyder is Chief Marketing Officer of Interleukin Genetics, Inc. Mr. Snyder brings nearly 25 years of marketing and operational management experience in life sciences and consumer healthcare. Most recently, from 2009 to 2012, Mr. Snyder served as Vice President and General Manager at Bausch & Lomb, where he guided the private, equity-led turnaround of the company's flagship contact lens care business. Previously, he spent 20 years at Johnson & Johnson (J&J) in a career spanning all of J&J's business sectors including pharmaceuticals, medical devices and consumer products. While at J&J, Mr. Snyder helped lead the post-acquisition integration of dental products company Orapharma, Inc. and reshaped the company's commercial model. Early in his career at J&J, Mr. Snyder was selected for an expatriate assignment in Europe and has held multiple global roles throughout his career. He served as a U.S. Navy Officer, holds a B.S. Degree in Communications from Northwestern University, and received an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.

Joseph Landstra

Mr. Joseph M. Landstra is Director of the Company. Mr. Landstra has been with Alticor Inc., a member of the Alticor family of companies, since May 2009, and is currently Director of Finance. Prior to his role with Alticor, Mr. Landstra was Controller for Dickinson Press Inc. from April 2008 to May 2009 and with X-Rite Inc. from 2003 to April 2008, completing his time with X-Rite as European Controller. Mr. Landstra also worked for Deloitte & Touche LLP supporting a broad range of audit clients. Mr. Landstra is Certified Public Accountant in the state of Michigan. Mr. Landstra serves on the Board of Directors for Gurwitch UK Limited and Metagenics, Inc. and is on the Board of Managers for Gurwitch Products, L.L.C., all of which are in the Alticor family of companies. Mr. Landstra earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Board of Directors has concluded that Mr. Landstra should serve as a director because of his prior senior executive management experience, his background in the nutrigenomic medical foods and nutraceuticals business through his current position at Alticor, and his broad-based financial and business expertise. Mr. Landstra has not served on any other public company boards in the past five years.

Lionel Carnot

Mr. Lionel Carnot is Independent Director of Interleukin Genetics, Inc. Mr. Carnot is an Investment Partner at Bay City Capital LLC, a leading, global life sciences investment firm, and has been extensively involved in the firm's activities since he joined The Pritzker Organization in 2000. Prior to The Pritzker Organization, Mr. Carnot was a Principal at Oracle Partners, a healthcare hedge fund. He also held several positions in the pharmaceutical industry, including Product Manager for Prozac at Eli Lilly as well as several sales and marketing positions at Rhone-Poulenc Rohrer (now Sanofi). Mr. Carnot was also a strategy and management consultant to the biopharmaceutical industry while at Booz Allen & Hamilton and Accenture Strategic Services. Mr. Carnot is a member of the Board of Directors of Merus B.V., Madrigal Pharmaceuticals and Tallikut Pharmaceuticals, and is a former member of the board of Reliant Pharmaceuticals, Pathway Diagnostics, BioSeek and Nexus Dx. Mr. Carnot holds an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD and an MS with honors in Molecular Biology from the University of Geneva. Our Board of Directors has concluded that Mr. Carnot should serve as a director because of his prior management, consulting and board experience in the biotechnology and diagnostic industries, coupled with scientific, technical, sales and marketing, finance, and business development expertise. Mr. Carnot has not served on any other public company boards in the past five years.

William Mills

Mr. William C. Mills, III, is Independent Director of Interleukin Genetics, Inc. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Stereotaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ: STXS), a medical device company that markets robotic cardiology instrument navigation systems designed to enhance the treatment of arrhythmias and coronary disease. He has over 33 years of venture capital experience, having held positions from 2004 until 2009 as a managing member of EGS Healthcare Capital Partners; from 1999-2004 as a Partner in the Boston office of Advent International; from 1988-1999 as a General Partner of The Venture Capital Fund of New England; and from 1981-1988 as a Managing General Partner of Ampersand Ventures/PaineWebber Ventures. Currently, he is Chairman of the Board of Managers of Ascension Health Ventures III, LLC. Mr. Mills received his A.B. in Chemistry, cum laude, from Princeton University, his S.M. in Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his M.S. in Management from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. Except as noted above, Mr. Mills has not served on any other public company boards in the past five years.

Dayton Misfeldt

Mr. Dayton C. Misfeldt is member of the Board of Directors since May 2013. Mr. Misfeldt is an Investment Partner at Bay City Capital LLC, a leading, global life sciences investment firm, and focuses on biopharmaceutical investment opportunities. Prior to joining Bay City Capital in May 2000, Mr. Misfeldt was a Vice President at Roth Capital Partners where he worked as a sell-side analyst covering the biopharmaceutical industry. Mr. Misfeldt has also worked as a Project Manager at LifeScience Economics. Mr. Misfeldt received a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, San Diego. Mr. Misfeldt currently serves on the Board of Directors of Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc, a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company and several private company boards. Our Board of Directors has concluded that Mr. Misfeldt should serve as a director because he has financial expertise and strong understanding of the biotechnology industry, which the Board believes makes him an important resource for the Board as it assesses both financial and strategic decisions. Except as noted above, Mr. Misfeldt has not served on any other public company boards in the past five years.