People: Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc (SPPI.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Rajesh Shrotriya

70 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Turgeon

56 2014 President, Chief Operating Officer

Kurt Gustafson

46 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Brett Scott

62 2013 Senior Vice President - Finance

Lee Allen

62 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

Gilles Gagnon

60 2012 Director

Luigi Lenaz

73 2010 Director

Raymond Cohen

2013 Independent Director

Stuart Krassner

78 2004 Independent Director

Anthony Maida

62 2003 Independent Director

Dolatrai Vyas

70 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Rajesh Shrotriya

Dr. Rajesh C. Shrotriya, M.D. is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. From September 2000 to August 2002, Dr. Shrotriya served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Spectrum. Dr. Shrotriya also serves as a member of the board of directors of Antares Pharma, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed drug delivery systems company. Prior to joining Spectrum, Dr. Shrotriya held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer from November 1996 until August 2000, and as Senior Vice President and Special Assistant to the President from November 1996 until May 1997, for SuperGen, Inc., a publicly-held pharmaceutical company focused on drugs for life-threatening diseases, particularly cancer. From August 1994 to October 1996, Dr. Shrotriya held the positions of Vice President, Medical Affairs and Vice President, Chief Medical Officer of MGI Pharma, Inc., an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company. Dr. Shrotriya spent 18 years at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (“BMS”), a NYSE-listed pharmaceutical company, in a variety of positions, most recently as Executive Director, Worldwide CNS Clinical Research. Previously, Dr. Shrotriya held various positions at Hoechst Pharmaceuticals, most recently as Medical Advisor. Dr. Shrotriya was an attending physician and held a courtesy appointment at St. Joseph Hospital in Stamford, Connecticut. In addition, he received a certificate for Advanced Biomedical Research Management from Harvard University. Dr. Shrotriya received an M.D. from Grant Medical College, Bombay, India, in 1974; a D.T.C.D. (Post Graduate Diploma in Chest Diseases) from Delhi University, V.P. Chest Institute, Delhi, India, in 1971; an M.B.B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery – equivalent to an M.D. degree in the U.S.) from the Armed Forces Medical College, Poona, India, in 1967; and a B.S. in Chemistry from Agra University, Aligarh, India, in 1962.

Joseph Turgeon

Mr. Joseph Turgeon is President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Turgeon has more than thirty years of experience in the bio-pharmaceutical industry. He has served as the Company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer since October 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Turgeon spent twenty-two years at Amgen Inc. as Vice President, Sales where he built and led the sales organization across multiple areas, including oncology, inflammation and bone health. Mr. Turgeon was responsible for launching most of the drugs and their dramatic growth at Amgen. At the Company, he has built a world class sales organization that has increased efficiency and visibility. He was also instrumental in the launch of Marqibo® last year. Mr. Turgeon holds a B.S. from Jacksonville University where he studied microbiology and economics.

Kurt Gustafson

Mr. Kurt A. Gustafson has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., since June 2013. He has more than 20 years of diverse experience in corporate finance, with 15 years in senior management roles leading the finance departments of multi-faceted, dynamic and growth oriented biopharmaceutical industry organizations. Prior to joining Spectrum, from April 2009 to June 2013, Mr. Gustafson served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc., a publicly-traded biopharmaceutical company, where he managed several successful financings and established a three year mid-range planning process to align resource allocations to long term strategic goals. Before Halozyme, Mr. Gustafson worked at Amgen for over 18 years most recently as Vice President, Finance, with responsibility for financial planning and cost accounting for worldwide manufacturing covering seven manufacturing sites. During his tenure at Amgen, Mr. Gustafson also served as CFO of Amgen International and resided in Zug, Switzerland. Mr. Gustafson holds a B.A. degree in Accounting from North Park University in Chicago and an M.B.A from University of California, Los Angeles.

Brett Scott

Mr. Brett L. Scott is Senior Vice President - Finance of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., since June 5, 2013. Previously Mr. Scott served as Chief Financial Officer of Biolase Technology, Inc., a southern California-based medical device company. From August 2008 to May 2009, Mr. Scott was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of North American Scientific, Inc., a southern California-based medical device company. In March 2009, North American Scientific sought protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, in connection with which Mr. Scott helped successfully complete an orderly sale of its assets. From January 2006 to August 2008, Mr. Scott was Chief Financial Officer of Alsius Corporation, a southern California-based medical device company. He received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.

Lee Allen

Dr. Lee F. Allen, M.D. Ph.D. Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Since March 2013. He brings over 15 years of biotech and pharmaceutical experience, as well as over 10 years of extensive research experience with over 40 papers published. Prior to joining Spectrum, from August 2007 to March 2013, Dr. Allen served in varying capacities including Chief Medical Officer, Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President of AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a publicly-traded biopharmaceutical company, where he led the company’s clinical development, medical affairs and regulatory activities. Before AMAG, Dr. Allen held senior leadership roles at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc., serving as Vice President of Clinical Research and Development for the Oncology Therapeutic Area and as the Cambridge Clinical Site Head. Dr. Allen received an M.D. and a Ph.D. from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Gilles Gagnon

Mr. Gilles R. Gagnon has been appointed as Director of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., effective March 27, 2012. Previously, he served as President of Spectrum Pharma Canada Inc., an affiliate of Spectrum, from 2008 to 2012. Prior to joining Spectrum, Mr. Gagnon was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Æterna Zentaris (AEZS), a Nasdaq-listed biopharmaceutical company focused on oncology and endocrinology. Prior to this position, he served as Vice President, Corporate Development at Æterna Laboratories since 1999, became President and Chief Operating Officer in 2001 and then President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2003, following the acquisition of Zentaris from German-based Degussa AG in December 2002. Prior to joining Æterna Zentaris, he was Vice President, External Affairs for Novartis Pharma Canada Inc. from 1996 to 1999. Prior to that, from 1989 to 1996, Mr. Gagnon held various positions including Executive Director, Corporate Planning and Business Development, Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, General Manager, Governments Affairs and Access to Market and Director of Professional Services at Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Inc. He started his career at Atomic Energy of Canada as a sales representative for the Radiopharmaceutical Division. Mr. Gagnon is regularly invited to speak at many management conferences and is co-author of numerous scientific and business related articles. Throughout his career in the pharmaceutical industry, Mr. Gagnon was especially involved in corporate development, alliance management, as well as marketing functions where he participated in the launch of nine innovative pharmaceutical products, in addition to his general management functions.

Luigi Lenaz

Dr. Luigi Lenaz, M.D. has served as Director of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., since June 2010. Dr. Lenaz served as Spectrum’s Chief Scientific Officer from February 2005 to June 2008 and as President of Spectrum’s Oncology Division from 2000 to 2005. Since retiring as Spectrum’s Chief Scientific Officer in June 2008, Dr. Lenaz provided consulting services to Spectrum from June 2008 to June 2010. From 1997 to 2000, Dr. Lenaz served as Senior Vice President of Clinical Research, Medical Affairs at SuperGen, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed pharmaceutical company dedicated to cancer drug development. From 1978 to 1997, Dr. Lenaz held several senior management positions with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (“BMS”), a NYSE-listed pharmaceutical company, including Senior Vice President of Oncology Franchise Management from 1990 to 1997 and Director of Scientific Affairs, Anti-Cancer from 1985 to 1990. Dr. Lenaz is also a prominent researcher, having conducted research in the areas of pharmacology, experimental chemotherapy, histology, general physiology, and experimental therapeutics at various institutions for cancer research, including Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the National Cancer Institute in Milan. He is a member of several scientific societies, including the American Association for Cancer Research, American Association for Clinical Oncology, European Society for Medical Oncology, and International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. Dr. Lenaz has served as a director of Pharmaco-Kinesis Corporation, a privately-held medical device company, since January 2009. Dr. Lenaz is a graduate of Liceo Scientifico A. Righi in Bologna, Italy and he received a medical degree from the University of Bologna Medical School in 1966.

Raymond Cohen

Mr. Raymond Wayne Cohen is an Independent Director of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc, since 2013. Mr. Cohen is an accredited public company director and veteran life science executive with over 25 years in the healthcare industry. Since January 2013, Mr. Cohen has served as the Executive Chairman of JenaValve Technology Inc., a Munich-based privately-held manufacturer and marketer of transcatheter aortic valve systems. Mr. Cohen also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the following companies; Syncroness, Inc., a private engineering and product development firm. LoneStar Heart, Inc., a privately-held developer of novel biotherapeutics for the treatment of congestive heart failure, and BioLife Solutions Inc. (OTC:BLFS), a manufacturer and marketer of preservation media for human cells and tissue. Mr. Cohen is also an advisor to Fjord Ventures, LLC., a life science incubator based in Laguna Hills, California. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Cohen served as the Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Vessix Vascular, Inc., a developer of a novel RF balloon catheter technology for treatment of hypertension that was acquired by Boston Scientific Corp. in November 2013 in a structured transaction valued at $425 million. From 1997 to 2006, Mr. Cohen served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NASDAQ-listed, Irvine, California based, Cardiac Science, Inc., a manufacturer of external automatic defibrillators. In 2008, Mr. Cohen was named by AeA as the Private Company Life Science CEO of the Year. Mr. Cohen was named Entrepreneur of the Year in 2002 by the Orange County Business Journal. Mr. Cohen holds a B.S. in Business Management from Binghamton University.

Stuart Krassner

Dr. Stuart M. Krassner, Sc.D., Psy.D, is an Independent Director of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc., since December 2004. He was Previously a member of our Scientific Advisory Board from 1996 to 2001. Dr. Krassner’s career spans four decades of experience in various positions at the University of California, Irvine (“UCI”), most recently as Professor Emeritus of Developmental and Cell Biology at the School of Biological Sciences. While at UCI, he developed and reinforced US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) and National Institute of Health (“NIH”) compliance procedures for UCI-sponsored human clinical trials, established UCI’s first Institutional Review Board, and at one time headed all contract and grant activities. Dr. Krassner has also been retained by a number of public and private pharmaceutical, medical device and other companies to provide scientific and regulatory advisory services, including FDA compliance. Dr. Krassner’s work has been published in numerous peer-reviewed U.S. journals. Dr. Krassner has been awarded grants from the NIH, the National Science Foundation and the World Health Organization. Dr. Krassner has been a member of the American Society of Protozoology, the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, the Corporation of the Marine Biological Laboratories in Woods Hole, MA among others. Dr. Krassner received a B.S. in Biology from Brooklyn College and a Sc.D. from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University.

Anthony Maida

Dr. Anthony E. Maida, III Ph.D. M.A., M.B.A., Ph.D. has served as an Independent Director of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc., since December 2003. Dr. Maida is currently Chief Operation Officer for Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc., a cancer vaccine company focused on therapy for patients with glioblastoma multiforme and prostate cancer. He is responsible for the oversight of the operations of Northwest Biotherapeutics. Dr. Maida was formerly Vice President of Clinical Research and General Manager, Oncology, Worldwide for PharmaNet, Inc. Prior to joining Pharmanet, Dr. Maida served as Chairman, Founder and Director of BioConsul Drug Development Corporation and Principal of Anthony Maida Consulting International, servicing pharmaceutical firms, venture capital, hedge funds and Wall Street in the clinical development of therapeutic products and product/company acquisitions. For 25 years, Dr. Maida has focused on the clinical development of immunotherapies to treat patients with cancer. Dr. Maida has negotiated licensing agreements with a number of centers of excellence and premier pharmaceutical firms, including but not limited to, Eli Lilly, Norvartis, RCT Corporation, Astra Zeneca, Pfizer, MD Anderson, Yale University, Stanford University, the University of California San Francisco and the University of California Davis, the Wistar Institute, and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, a NYSE-listed pharmaceutical company. Over the past 18 years, Dr. Maida has served in a number of executive roles, including, Chairman, CEO, COO, CSO, CFO and business development. Dr. Maida was formerly the President and CEO of Replicon NeuroTherapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the therapy of patients with tumors (both primary and metastatic) of the CNS. Prior to Replicon, Dr. Maida served as Interim CEO for Trellis Bioscience, Inc. In 2000, Dr. Maida served as President of CancerVax Corporation.

Dolatrai Vyas

Dr. Dolatrai M. Vyas, Ph.D. is an Independent Director of Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. Dr. Vyas has 31 years’ tenure in oncology drug discovery research at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (“BMS”), a NYSE-listed pharmaceutical company, most recently as a Group Director and Distinguished Research Fellow. In 1980, he joined BMS in the Antitumor Chemistry department and was involved in National Cancer Institute/National Institute of Health funded collaborative research efforts on discovery of novel natural product based cytotoxics to treat human neoplasms (tumors). In 1984, he was promoted to Research Fellow and in subsequent years he held positions as an Associate Director, Director and Group Director, which culminated in 1999 in his last promotion at BMS as a Distinguished Research Fellow (Executive Level) in Oncology Discovery Chemistry at the Wallingford, Connecticut site. Dr. Vyas is considered one of the pioneers of the BMS oncology medicinal chemistry discovery efforts based on natural products derived cytotoxics. During this period he was also involved in BMS’s pioneering research on antibody drug conjugate (“ADC”) technology to target cytotoxics selectively to tumors. Dr. Vyas retired from BMS in 2011 and has subsequently formed a research and development consulting company, Dinesh Vyas, LLC. Currently, he is consulting for two India-based pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Vyas received a B.Sc. with honors degree in Chemistry/Geology from University College Nairobi (Kenya), University of East Africa in 1967 and a Ph.D. degree in Organic Chemistry from Queens University, Kingston, Canada in 1972.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Rajesh Shrotriya

5,631,560

Joseph Turgeon

1,365,070

Kurt Gustafson

2,438,680

Brett Scott

316,841

Lee Allen

1,665,140

Gilles Gagnon

--

Luigi Lenaz

1,596,320

Raymond Cohen

--

Stuart Krassner

--

Anthony Maida

--

Dolatrai Vyas

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Rajesh Shrotriya

1,975,548 2,530,503

Joseph Turgeon

0 0

Kurt Gustafson

0 0

Brett Scott

0 0

Lee Allen

0 0

Gilles Gagnon

0 0

Luigi Lenaz

584,150 494,704

Raymond Cohen

0 0

Stuart Krassner

0 0

Anthony Maida

0 0

Dolatrai Vyas

0 0
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