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NuVasive Inc (NUVA.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gregory Lucier

52 2015 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Jason Hannon

45 2016 President, Chief Operating Officer

Matthew Link

42 2015 President - U.S. Commercial

Patrick Miles

51 2016 Vice Chairman of the Board

Quentin Blackford

38 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President Head of Strategy and Corporate Integrity

Edmund Roschak

49 2016 Corporate Executive-NuVasive Specialized Orthopedics, Inc.

Joan Stafslien

52 2016 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Carol Cox

52 2015 Executive Vice President - External Affairs and Corporate Marketing

Peter Leddy

53 2015 Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources, Integrations, Real Estate and Internal Communications

Vickie Capps

55 2015 Independent Director

Peter Farrell

74 2005 Independent Director

Robert Friel

61 2016 Independent Director

Lesley Howe

72 2004 Independent Director

Leslie Norwalk

51 2014 Independent Director

Michael O'Halleran

66 2016 Independent Director

Donald Rosenberg

66 2016 Independent Director

Daniel Wolterman

60 2015 Independent Director

Stacy Roughan

2016 Director, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Gregory Lucier

Mr. Gregory T. Lucier is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since May 2015. He has served as a member of our Board since December 2013. Mr. Lucier has over 25 years of executive management experience and served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Life Technologies Corporation, a global biotechnology company, from May 2003 until their acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. in February 2014. Prior to joining Life Technologies, Mr. Lucier served as Chief Executive Officer and President at GE Medical Systems Information Technologies, Vice President for Global Services at GE Medical Systems and served as a corporate officer of the General Electric Corporation. He currently serves on the board of directors of Catalent Corporation and Invuity, Inc. (both of which are publicly-traded), as well as a limited number of private companies. Mr. Lucier previously served on the board of directors of CareFusion Corporation prior to its acquisition by Becton, Dickinson and Company in March 2015. Mr. Lucier received a Bachelor of Science Degree with high distinction in industrial engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. Mr. Lucier’s executive experience in the biotechnology industry provides strategic and practical knowledge to our Board related to strategy, finance, regulatory, clinical research and other operational areas in our industry.

Jason Hannon

Mr. Jason M. Hannon serves as President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He is responsible for leading NuVasive’s global products and systems, including product management, product development and marketing, as well as operational duties, including manufacturing, customer fulfillment, and quality engineering. Prior to that, Mr. Hannon served as NuVasive’s Executive Vice President, International from July 2015 to September 2016, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and General Counsel from January 2010 to July 2015 and previously was the Company’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and General Counsel. He has been with NuVasive since 2005. Mr. Hannon’s background includes the practice of corporate and transactional law, specializing in mergers and acquisitions, public and private financing, joint ventures, licensing arrangements and corporate governance matters. Mr. Hannon received a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.

Matthew Link

Mr. Matthew W. Link is President - U.S. Commercial of NuVasive, Inc. He is responsible for driving greater sales force efficiencies and the further development of NuVasive’s commercial strategies, including broad efforts to integrate the Company’s sales, service and specialized customer marketing programs. Previously, he served as our President, U.S. Sales and Service responsible for the leadership of all U.S. field personnel under NuVasive’s combined sales and service organization structure, which includes the management of the Company’s field sales, clinical associates, neurophysiologists and monitoring contracting. Prior to that, Mr. Link served as our Executive Vice President of U.S. Sales from January 2013 to January 2015 and Senior Vice President of Sales for the Company’s U.S. Eastern region from January 2012 to December 2012. Mr. Link joined NuVasive in 2006 and has more than 12 years in the healthcare industry serving in several regional sales positions with DePuy Orthopedics and DePuy Spine. Mr. Link received a BSEd in Physical Education and Sports Medicine from the University of Virginia.

Patrick Miles

Mr. Patrick S. Miles serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has over 20 years of experience in the orthopaedic industry and currently serves as the Vice Chairman of NuVasive. In this role, Mr. Miles is responsible for enhancing the Company’s strategic plans for the future of spine surgery and supporting technology development. From February 2015 to September 2016, Mr. Miles served as the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer. He previously served as our President of Global Products and Services from October 2011 to January 2015, President of the Americas from January 2010 to September 2011, Executive Vice President of Product Marketing and Development from January 2007 to December 2009, as our Senior Vice President of Marketing from December 2004 to January 2007, and as our Vice President, Marketing from January 2001 to December 2004. Previously, he served as Director of Marketing for ORATEC Interventions, Inc., a medical device company, and as a Director of Marketing for Minimally Invasive Systems and Cervical Spine Systems for Medtronic Sofamor Danek, and held several positions with Smith & Nephew. Mr. Miles received a B.S. in Finance from Mercer University. Mr. Miles’s extensive industry knowledge and experience and his deep understanding of our business make him a valuable member of our Board.

Quentin Blackford

Mr. Quentin S. Blackford is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President- Head of Strategy and Corporate Integrity of the Company, since August 1, 2014. In August 2016, Mr. Blackford was promoted to the role of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Head of Strategy and Corporate Integrity. In this role, he is responsible for leading Finance, Strategy and Corporate Development, Compliance and Regulatory. From July 2012 to August 2014, Mr. Blackford served as Executive Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations, and from January 2011 to June 2012, he served as Vice President, Finance. Mr. Blackford joined NuVasive in 2009 as our Corporate Controller and has more than 17 years of experience in the healthcare industry, including his time at Zimmer Holdings, Inc. where he held various roles and responsibilities, including the Director of Finance and Controller for Zimmer’s Dental Division where he was responsible for all finance, accounting and IT activities for the worldwide division. Prior to that he had responsibility for the global corporate financial planning and analysis function at Zimmer. He obtained his Certified Public Accounting license following the achievement of dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting and Business Administration, with an emphasis in Accounting, from Grace College.

Edmund Roschak

Mr. Edmund J. Roschak has served as the CEO of NuVasive Specialized Orthopedics, since February 2016. Previously, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer, and as a member of the board of directors, of Ellipse Technologies, Inc. from September 2011 until NuVasive’s acquisition of Ellipse Technologies in February 2016. From October 2010 to September 2011, Mr. Roschak served as the Chief Operating Officer of Ellipse Technologies. Prior to joining Ellipse Technologies, Mr. Roschak was employed for nearly ten years by Broncus Technologies, Inc., a medical device company focused on developing devices for the treatment of lung diseases, including serving as their Senior Vice President of Research and Development from January 2007 to February 2010. During his time there, Broncus completed the spin-off of Asthmatx, a less-invasive catheter-based bronchial thermoplasty medical device company which was later acquired by Boston Scientific. Prior to Broncus, Mr. Roschak served in several positions at Hewlett-Packard and Guidant following the acquisition of Origin Medsystems. Mr. Roschak received a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara and an M.B.A. from the University of Oregon.

Joan Stafslien

Ms. Joan Stafslien serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. She is responsible for leading NuVasive’s legal function. Most recently, Ms. Stafslien served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of CareFusion Corporation, where she led the legal team through the spin-off from Cardinal Health, Inc. in 2009 until its acquisition by Becton, Dickinson and Company in March 2015. Prior to that, Ms. Stafslien was the segment general counsel of Cardinal Health’s Clinical Technologies and Services from 2004 to 2009, joining Cardinal Health through the acquisition of Alaris Medical Systems in 2004, where she served as deputy general counsel and assistant secretary. Prior to joining Alaris, she was in private practice with Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison. Ms. Stafslien serves on the advisory board of the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department of Northwestern University. Ms. Stafslien received a J.D. from University of Wisconsin Law School and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University.

Carol Cox

Ms. Carol A. Cox is Executive Vice President - External Affairs and Corporate Marketing of the Company. She is responsible for leading NuVasive’s external communications efforts, which are inclusive of investor and public relations and government affairs, as well as corporate marketing and the NuVasive Spine Foundation. Prior to that, Ms. Cox served as NuVasive’s Executive Vice President, Strategy, Corporate Development and External Affairs since July 2015 and previously was our Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Human Resources. Ms. Cox has more than 20 years of senior level experience in cross-functional corporate roles in the healthcare sector. Ms. Cox joined NuVasive in July 2014 from Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute where she served as Senior Vice President, External Affairs, leading external and internal communications, philanthropy, marketing, government relations and efforts to elevate the Institute’s global recognition, since March 2014. Ms. Cox previously worked for Life Technologies, a global biotechnology company, from December 2011 until its acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. in February 2014, most recently as Senior Vice President of External Affairs and Corporate Communications, where she spearheaded global strategies to drive awareness of the company’s major initiatives, enhance its global brand, and maintain its corporate reputation across multiple stakeholder groups including shareholders, the media, government officials, customers and the communities. Prior to joining Life Technologies, Ms. Cox was Vice President of Investor Relations at CareFusion Corporation from June 2009 to November 2011. Prior to joining CareFusion, Ms. Cox was Senior Vice President for Global Corporate Communications and Investor Relations at Barr Pharmaceuticals, where her team received multiple awards from Institutional Investor magazine for outstanding performance. She holds a bachelor’s of arts degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia.

Peter Leddy

Dr. Peter Michael Leddy, Ph.D., is an Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources, Integrations, Real Estate and Internal Communications of the Company. He was Independent Director of NuVasive, Inc., effective as of July 9, 2015. His success in driving business growth through the application of best-in-class, innovative human resource solutions has resulted in his leading several major employee and cultural transformation initiatives throughout his more than 25 year career. From 2005 to February 2014, Dr. Leddy served as Chief Human Resources Officer at Life Technologies, a leading, global biotechnology company. During his tenure at Life Technologies, Dr. Leddy developed a premier human resources function, aligning business strategy to business growth for 12,000 employees at over 80 sites worldwide. Prior to Life Technologies, Dr. Leddy held several senior management positions with Dell Incorporated, from 2000 to 2005, where he was responsible for leading global talent and human resources in the Americas. He has served as the Executive Vice President for Human Resources at Promus Hotel Corporation (Doubletree, Embassy Suites), implementing human resources strategies that drove operational excellence with 350 HR professionals in every level of the company. In addition, Dr. Leddy has held a variety of executive and human resource positions at PepsiCo. Dr. Leddy currently serves on the strategic advisory board of Pathway Genomics Corporation and the advisory board of the Heider College of Business at Creighton University. He received his B.A. in Psychology from Creighton University and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in industrial/organizational psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Vickie Capps

Ms. Vickie L. Capps serves as Independent Director of the Company. From July 2002 to December 2013, she served as the Chief Financial Officer of DJO Global, Inc., a leading global provider of medical device solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management. Prior to joining DJO Global, Ms. Capps served as the Chief Financial Officer of several other public and private companies. Earlier in her career, she served as a senior audit and accounting professional at Ernst & Young LLP. Ms. Capps is a member of the senior advisory board of Consonance Capital Partners, a healthcare investment firm, and serves on the board of its portfolio company, Enclara Pharmacia. Ms. Capps also serves on the boards of directors and as chair of the audit committees of Otonomy, Inc. and Connecture Inc. (both of which are publicly-traded). She previously served on the board of directors of RF Surgical Systems, Inc. prior to its acquisition by Medtronic in August 2015 and the board of directors of SenoRx, Inc. prior to its acquisition by C.R. Bard, Inc. in July 2010. In addition, Ms. Capps serves on the boards of directors of the San Diego State University Research Foundation and The Santaluz Club. Ms. Capps is a California Certified Public Accountant and was recognized as CFO of the Year by the San Diego Business Journal in 2009 and 2010. Ms. Capps earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration/accounting from San Diego State University. Ms. Capps’ extensive financial expertise and executive leadership experience as a former chief financial officer provide valuable financial and accounting experience to our Board.

Peter Farrell

Dr. Peter C. Farrell, Ph.D., AM, is an Independent Director of NuVasive, Inc., since January 2005. He is founding Chairman of ResMed Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of medical equipment for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep-disordered breathing. Dr. Farrell has been a Director and Chairman of the Board of Resmed (which is publicly-traded) since its inception in June 1989. He served as Chief Executive Officer of ResMed from 1990 to 2007 and again from February 2011 until March 2013. From March 2013 through December 2013, Dr. Farrell served as Executive Chairman of ResMed, and, in January 2014, he became non-executive Chairman. Dr. Farrell also serves as the Chairman of the Board of WaveGuide Corp. and on the board of directors of ProtoStar, Inc. and Mikroscan Technologies, Inc. In addition, Dr. Farrell is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. Dr. Farrell holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Sydney and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Ph.D. in bioengineering from the University of Washington, Seattle and a Doctor of Science from the University of New South Wales for research related to dialysis and renal medicine. Dr. Farrell’s broad management experience and responsibilities, through his experience as a founding executive of ResMed, provide relevant experience to our Board in a number of strategic and operational areas.

Robert Friel

Mr. Robert F. Friel is Independent Director of the Company. He currently serves as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of PerkinElmer, Inc., a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment. Prior to being appointed PerkinElmer’s President and Chief Executive Officer in February 2008 and Chairman in April 2009, Mr. Friel had served as President and Chief Operating Officer since August 2007, and as Vice Chairman and President of PerkinElmer’s Life and Analytical Sciences unit since January 2006. Mr. Friel was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PerkinElmer, with responsibility for business development and information technology in addition to his oversight of finance functions, from October 2004 until January 2006. Mr. Friel joined PerkinElmer in February 1999 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining PerkinElmer, he held several senior management positions with AlliedSignal, Inc., now Honeywell International. Mr. Friel received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Lafayette College and a Master of Science degree in taxation from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Friel currently services as a member of the board of directors of Xylem, Inc. (which is publicly-traded), and previously served on the board of directors of CareFusion Corporation prior to its acquisition by Becton, Dickinson and Company in March 2015. Mr. Friel’s experience as the Chief Executive Officer and President of PerkinElmer, as well as his experience as a former chief financial officer, provide valuable leadership and financial experience to our Board.

Lesley Howe

Mr. Lesley H. Howe is an Independent Director of NuVasive, Inc., since February 2004. He has over 40 years of experience in accounting, finance and business management within a variety of industries. Mr. Howe had a 30-year career with KPMG Peat Marwick LLP, an international accounting and auditing firm, in which he was an audit partner for 23 years and an area managing partner/managing partner of the Los Angeles office of KPMG from 1994 to 1997. He most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Consumer Networks LLC, a San Diego-based internet marketing and promotions company from 2001 until its sale in 2007. Mr. Howe served on the board of directors and was chair of the audit committee of DJ Orthopedics Inc. from 2002 through 2008, and he served on the board of directors and was chair of the audit committee of P.F. Chang’s China Bistro until the company was acquired and taken private in 2012. Mr. Howe also served on the board of directors of Volcano Corporation prior to its acquisition by Royal Philips in February 2015 and served on the board of directors of Jamba, Inc. from 2007 through May 2016. Mr. Howe received a B.S. in business administration from the University of Arkansas. Mr. Howe’s extensive public accounting, financial and executive management background provide valuable financial and accounting experience and expertise to our Board.

Leslie Norwalk

Ms. Leslie V. Norwalk, Esq., is Independent Director of the Company. She is Strategic Counsel to Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., EBG Advisors and National Health Advisors. She serves as an advisor to three private equity firms: Warburg Pincus, Peloton Equity, and Enhanced Equity Fund; and currently sits on the boards of directors of Endologix and Providence Service Corp. (both of which are publicly-traded), as well as Abode Healthcare, HPOne, Linkwell Health and MedCircle. She is also a member of APCO Worldwide’s International Advisory Council. Ms. Norwalk served the Bush Administration as the Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). She managed the day-to-day operations of Medicare, Medicaid, State Child Health Insurance Programs, Survey and Certification of health care facilities and other federal health care initiatives. For four years prior to that, she was the agency’s Deputy Administrator, responsible for the implementation of the hundreds of changes made under the Medicare Modernization Act, including the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit. CMS has the second-largest budget outlay of the Federal Government, directly responsible for $1 out of every $3 spent on healthcare in the United States. Prior to serving the Bush Administration, she practiced law in the Washington, D.C. office of Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. where she advised clients on a variety of health policy matters. She also served in the first Bush administration in the White House Office of Presidential Personnel, and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Ms. Norwalk, a native of Dayton, OH, earned a juris doctor degree from the George Mason University School of Law, where she was a Dean’s Scholar and an editor of the George Mason Law Review. She earned a bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in economics and international relations from Wellesley College. Ms. Norwalk’s deep knowledge of, and experience with , the healthcare industry and government regulations provides valuable guidance and insight to our Board.

Michael O'Halleran

Mr. Michael D. O'Halleran is an Independent Director of the Company. With more than 40 years of business experience, He currently serves as the Executive Chairman of Aon Benfield and Senior Executive Vice President of Aon plc, a provider of risk management, insurance and consulting service. Mr. O’Halleran joined the Aon group of companies in 1987 to lead its reinsurance division and since that time, has served in several significant management positions including President and Chief Operating Officer of Aon Corporation, and since August 2007, as the Executive Chairman of Aon Benfield. Prior to joining Aon, he was a senior executive with well-known companies in the insurance industry. Mr. O’Halleran brings extensive healthcare and medical device governance experience, having served on the board of directors of Cardinal Health, Inc. from 1999-2009 and the board of directors of CareFusion Corporation from 2009-2015, prior to its acquisition by Becton, Dickinson and Company in March 2015. Mr. O’Halleran has a degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Mr. O’Halleran’s deep knowledge of the insurance industry and his many years of executive and board leadership experience, including his experience serving of the boards of companies in the healthcare industry, make Mr. O’Halleran a valuable member of our Board.

Donald Rosenberg

Mr. Donald J. Rosenberg, J.D., is Independent Director of the Company. Since October 2007, he has served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of QUALCOMM Incorporated, a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. Prior to joining QUALCOMM, Mr. Rosenberg served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Apple Inc. from December 2006 until October 2007. From May 1975 to November 2006, Mr. Rosenberg held numerous positions at IBM Corporation, including Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Mr. Rosenberg has served as an adjunct professor of law at New York’s Pace University School of Law, where he taught courses in intellectual property and antitrust law. He is a board member of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and previously served as National Co-Chairman. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and his Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law. Mr. Rosenberg brings significant experience in legal and compliance matters, as well as global leadership experience, to our Board.

Daniel Wolterman

Mr. Daniel J. Wolterman is Independent Director of the Company. He served as President and CEO of Memorial Hermann Health System, the largest not-for-profit health system in Southeast Texas, from 2002 until his retirement in 2016. He has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry and a long history of community involvement. He currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of the Greater Houston Partnership and Vizient, Inc. He previously served on the board of directors of Volcano Corporation prior to its acquisition by Royal Philips in February 2015. Currently, Mr. Wolterman is sole owner and CEO of Wolterman Consulting, LLC. Wolterman Consulting, LLC provides strategic and operational consulting services to healthcare providers and other entities. Mr. Wolterman is also an Adjunct Professor at The University of Texas School of Public Health. Mr. Wolterman earned a B.S. degree in business administration and a M.B.A. in finance from the University of Cincinnati and a Master’s Degree in healthcare administration from Xavier University. Mr. Wolterman’s extensive knowledge of the healthcare industry and his executive leadership experience as President and CEO of Memorial Hermann Health System provide valuable perspective and guidance to the Board.

Stacy Roughan

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Gregory Lucier

6,050,620

Jason Hannon

2,937,980

Matthew Link

1,922,490

Patrick Miles

6,826,630

Quentin Blackford

1,800,460

Edmund Roschak

4,044,760

Joan Stafslien

--

Carol Cox

--

Peter Leddy

2,593,140

Vickie Capps

218,546

Peter Farrell

227,296

Robert Friel

433,293

Lesley Howe

248,909

Leslie Norwalk

217,946

Michael O'Halleran

335,928

Donald Rosenberg

435,360

Daniel Wolterman

226,811

Stacy Roughan

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As Of  30 Dec 2016