People: POZEN Inc (POZN.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Arthur Kirsch

63 2015 Chairman of the Board

Andrew Koven

56 2015 President, Chief Business Officer

Adrian Adams

64 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

William Hodges

60 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Jennifer Armstrong

45 2015 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

Scott Charles

2015 Senior Vice President - Finance

Gilda Thomas

60 2007 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Dennis McNamara

42 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Business Officer

John Barnhardt

65 2012 Vice President - Finance and Administration

John Fort

60 2007 Chief Medical Officer

Mark Glickman

49 2015 Chief Commercial Officer

Eric Trachtenberg

2015 Deputy General Counsel

Kenneth Lee

67 2005 Lead Independent Director

Neal Fowler

53 2010 Independent Director

Seth Rudnick

66 2011 Independent Director

Stephanie Bonestell

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Arthur Kirsch

Mr. Arthur S. Kirsch is an Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was Independent Director of Pozen Inc. He is Senior Advisor, GCA Savvian, LLC (formerly Perseus Group, LLC), an investment bank, since June 2005. Founding member and Managing Director of Vector Securities, LLC, an investment and merchant banking firm, from 2001 to May 2005. Managing Director and Head of Healthcare Research and Capital Markets of Prudential Vector Healthcare Group, a unit of Prudential Securities, Inc., a full-service brokerage firm, from 1999 to 2001. Director, Equity Research of Vector Securities International, Inc., an investment banking firm, from 1995 to 1999. Serves as a director of PhysioSonics, Inc., a privately held company developing noninvasive neurological products.

Andrew Koven

Mr. Andrew I. Koven is President, Chief Business Officer of the Company. Mr. Koven most recently served as Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. Prior to joining Auxilium, Mr. Koven served as President and Chief Administrative Officer of Neurologix, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative and Legal Officer at Inspire Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Sepracor and Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Kos Pharmaceuticals and General Counsel and Secretary at Lavipharm Corporation. Mr. Koven’s industry experience also includes positions in the legal departments at Warner Lambert Company and as a corporate securities associate at Cahill Gordon and Reindell.

Adrian Adams

Mr. Adrian Adams is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Adams is a highly qualified pharmaceutical executive with over 30 years of experience in the industry and a reputation for growing organizations by excellence in commercialization and by executing on business development opportunities that deliver compelling growth and value for shareholders. He most recently served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, until its acquisition by Endo International plc in January 2015. Prior to joining Auxilium, Mr. Adams served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Neurologix, Inc., a company focused on development of multiple innovative gene therapies for disorders of the brain and central nervous system. Prior to that Mr. Adams served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Inspire Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where he oversaw the commercialization and development of prescription pharmaceutical products and led the company through a strategic acquisition by global pharmaceutical leader Merck & Co., Inc. Prior to Inspire, Mr. Adams served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sepracor Inc. until its acquisition by Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co. Prior to joining Sepracor, Mr. Adams was President and Chief Executive Officer of Kos Pharmaceuticals, Inc. until its acquisition by Abbott Laboratories. Mr. Adams has also held general management and senior international and national marketing positions at SmithKline Beecham, Novartis and ICI (now part of AstraZeneca).

William Hodges

Mr. William L. Hodges, CPA, is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He was Senior Vice President - Finance and Administration of Pozen Inc. Mr. Hodges began his career in the pharmaceutical industry with Burroughs Wellcome Co. in 1985. In 1991, he moved to London and worked in Group Finance for the Wellcome Foundation, Ltd. Mr. Hodges worked on mergers and acquisitions and was Regional Controller for Northern Europe and Japan. In 1993, he returned to Burroughs Wellcome in North Carolina as Director of Procurement. Mr. Hodges was Vice President, Corporate Planning and Business Support at GlaxoWellcome before being appointed acting Senior Vice President and CFO for the fifteen months leading up to the merger between GlaxoWellcome plc and SmithKline Beecham plc which was completed in December 2000. From 2001 to 2003, Mr. Hodges was Senior Vice President and CFO of Pergo, Inc. located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mr. Hodges received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Jennifer Armstrong

Ms. Jennifer L. Armstrong is Executive Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. Ms. Armstrong has over 15 years of experience in the Human Resources field, primarily in the biotech industry. Ms. Armstrong most recently served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Prior to that, she served at Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Communications at Genaera Corporation. During her decade long tenure at Genaera, Ms. Armstrong was responsible for all facets of Human Resources, including working directly with the Compensation Committee on executive and equity compensation strategies. She also was responsible for investor and public relations while overseeing the IT and facilities functions. Ms. Armstrong holds a Masters degree in Arts Administration and a Bachelors degree in Corporate Communications, both from Drexel University.

Scott Charles

Gilda Thomas

Ms. Gilda M. Thomas, J.D., is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of Pozen Inc. Prior to joining POZEN, Ms. Thomas was Vice President, General Counsel and company secretary at EMD Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an affiliate of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany from July 2001 to December 2006. Prior to joining EMD, she spent 14 years at Burroughs Wellcome Co., which merged into Glaxo Welcome, Inc. At Glaxo Wellcome Ms. Thomas was Associate General Counsel responsible for the 13 member corporate section of the legal department. Ms. Thomas received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, a M.S. from Simmons College and a B.A. from Wellesley College.

Dennis McNamara

Mr. Dennis L. McNamara serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Business Officer of POZEN Inc. since January 2014. Mr. McNamara joined POZEN in December 1998 as Vice President of Business Development and held such positions through December 2013. Prior to joining POZEN, Mr. McNamara held positions in business development with private and publicly-traded development stage biotechnology companies including AlphaVax, Sequana Therapeutics and Apex Bioscience, and in pharmaceutical sales with Abbott Laboratories. Before joining the pharmaceutical industry Mr. McNamara conducted receptor pharmacology research at the University of North Carolina. Mr. McNamara earned his M.B.A. from the University of Michigan and an A.B. degree from Duke University.

John Barnhardt

Mr. John E. Barnhardt, CPA, is Vice President - Finance and Administration of Pozen Inc. Prior to joining POZEN, Mr. Barnhardt held finance and accounting positions with publicly traded companies beginning in 1988. These positions included Chief Financial Officer of Medco Research, Inc., engaged in the research and development of pharmaceutical products primarily for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease, and Principal Accounting Officer of Microwave Laboratories, Inc., a defense contractor developing and manufacturing traveling wave tubes for electronic countermeasure systems. Mr. Barnhardt received his B.S. in Zoology from North Carolina State University, and while employed at Ernst & Young, became a Certified Public Accountant.

John Fort

Dr. John G. Fort, M.D. MBA, is Chief Medical Officer of Pozen Inc. Prior to joining POZEN, Dr. Fort was Vice President, Medical Affairs at Adolor Corporation and held positions with Pfizer Inc., including Vice President, Medical Affairs, and was Vice President, Arthritis and Pain at G.D. Searle & Co., Monsanto Corporation from September 1994 to December 2003. Prior to joining the pharmaceutical industry, he was an Associate Professor of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Division of Rheumatology. Dr. Fort received his M.D. from the University of Valencia Faculty of Medicine and is board certified in internal medicine with a subspecialty certification in rheumatology.

Mark Glickman

Mr. Mark A. Glickman is Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. Mr. Glickman has over 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical sales and operations, with expertise in a variety of fields including sales turnarounds, global product introductions and organizational expansions. Mr. Glickman most recently served as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Auxilium Pharmaceuticals. Prior to that, he served as Vice President in the medical device division at Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. At Otsuka, he helped to reinvigorate the company's sales and increase its business by 50% over two years, while also spearheading quality improvement initiatives and playing a critical role in new regulatory filings. Prior to Otsuka, Mr. Glickman served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Oscient Pharmaceuticals Corp., during which time he completed a successful turnaround of the company's commercial strategy, driving a significant increase in sales. Before joining Oscient, Mr. Glickman served as Vice President of Sales at Bayer Healthcare's Diabetes Care Division. From 2001 to 2007 he played a major role in helping to build the commercial organization at Kos Pharmaceuticals and held various positions including Director of Marketing, Regional Sales Director and Vice President of Sales. Mr. Glickman started his pharmaceutical career at Bristol-Myers Squibb where he was responsible for the marketing of cardiovascular products, including the blockbuster Plavix. Mr. Glickman holds a Master of Business Administration degree from New York University.

Eric Trachtenberg

Mr. Eric L. Trachtenberg is Deputy General Counsel of the Company. Mr. Trachtenberg has over 16 years of experience practicing law, including over ten years in the pharmaceutical industry. Mr. Trachtenberg most recently served as Deputy General Counsel at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., from 2012 through its acquisition by Endo Pharmaceuticals in February 2015. Prior to Auxilium, he was Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Enobia Pharma, Inc. and managed all legal aspects of Enobia's sale to Alexion Pharmaceuticals. Prior to that, Mr. Trachtenberg served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel of Sepracor Inc. and remained in that position with Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. following the acquisition of Sepracor by Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma. Mr. Trachtenberg also held a Senior Counsel position at Kos Pharmaceuticals, Inc. before its acquisition by Abbott. Mr. Trachtenberg began his career as an Associate at Blank Rome LLP. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Tulane University and a Juris Doctorate and Master of Business Administration degree from Temple University.

Kenneth Lee

Mr. Kenneth B. Lee, Jr., is Lead Independent Director of Pozen Inc. He is Independent consultant since June 2002 and general partner of Hatteras Venture Partners (formerly Hatteras BioCapital. LLC and BioVista Capital, LLC), the general partner of Hatteras BioCapital Fund, L.P., a venture capital fund focusing on life sciences companies, since 2003. President of A.M. Pappas & Associates, a venture capital firm, between January 2002 and June 2002. Partner of Ernst & Young LLP from 1982 through 2000. Partner of Ernst & Young Corporate Finance LLC from 2000 to 2001. Managing Director of Ernst & Young’s Health Sciences Corporate Finance Group from 2000 to 2001. Serves on the board of Biocryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a public company, for which he serves as chairman of the audit committee and chairman of the finance committee. He is also a director of Clinverse, Inc. and Clinipace Worldwide, two privately held companies. Previously, he served on the boards of CV Therapeutics, Inc., for which he served as lead independent director and chair of the audit committee and a member of the compensation committee, Abgenix, Inc., for which he served on the audit committee, OSI Pharmaceuticals, for which he served as a member of the audit committee, Inspire Pharmaceuticals Inc., for which he served as chairman of the board of directors, chair of the audit committee and a member of the compensation committee and finance committee, and Maxygen, Inc., for which he served as chairman of the audit committee and a member of the nominating/ governance committee and the compensation committee. Served as a member of the executive committee of the Board of the North Carolina Biotechnology Industry Organization and as a member of the board of Ibiliti, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building and expanding networks of resources for advanced medical technology companies.

Neal Fowler

Mr. Neal F. Fowler is an Independent Director of Pozen Inc. a privately held biotechnology company since 2008 and Chief Executive Officer of Envisia Technologies, a privately held biotechnology company, since 2013. President of Centocor, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson from 2006 to 2008. President of Ortho-McNeil Neurologics, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson from 2004 to 2006 and Franchise Vice President-CNS from 2001 to 2004. Held various positions at Eli Lilly and Company from 1988 to 2001, including Area Director, Primary Care Division (2001), Director U.S. Cardiovascular Business Unit (1997 to 2000), Cardiovascular Product Manager (1996 to 1997), Operations Manager, Southwest Area (1995), Manager Medical Device and Diagnostics (1993 to 1995), Associate, Marketing Plans, Endocrinology (1992), Associate, Business Development/New Product Planning, Oncology (1990 to 1991), and Retail Sales Representative (1988 to 1990).

Seth Rudnick

Dr. Seth A. Rudnick, M.D., is an Independent Director of Pozen Inc., since July 25, 2011. He is Venture partner and previously general partner at Canaan Partners, a venture capital firm, since 1998. from which he is now retired. Formerly, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of CytoTherapeutics Inc., a company developing stem cell-based therapies. Helped found and served as the Head of Research and Development for Ortho Biotech, a division of Johnson & Johnson focusing on cancer and chronic illnesses from 1991 to 1998. Serves of the Boards of the following privately held biotechnology companies: Chimerix, Inc., Meryx Pharmaceuticals, for which he serves as Chairman, Liquidia Technologies, Inc., for which he serves as Chairman, and G1 Therapeutics, for which he serves as Executive Chairman. Also serves on the Board of Square 1, a public company. Currently a Clinical Adjunct Professor of Medicine at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Stephanie Bonestell

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