People: Stemline Therapeutics Inc (STML.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ivan Bergstein

47 2003 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Kenneth Hoberman

48 2013 Chief Operating Officer

Eric Rowinsky

56 2011 Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Research and Development

David Gionco

2014 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance

Ron Bentsur

47 2009 Independent Director

J. Kevin Buchi

58 2012 Independent Director

Eric Dobmeier

44 2012 Independent Director

Kenneth Zuerblis

54 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ivan Bergstein

Dr. Ivan Bergstein, M.D., is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. Dr. Bergstein has advanced the Company from concept to late-stage clinical development. He was previously Medical Director of Access Oncology, Inc., a private clinical stage oncology-focused biotechnology company, which was subsequently acquired. Previously, he was a senior biopharmaceuticals research analyst at Cancer Advisors, Inc., a Wall Street-based firm that advised investment funds on public oncology-focused companies. Dr. Bergstein received a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.D. from the Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he completed a general surgery internship. Subsequently, he was named the Jerome A. Urban post-doctoral fellow at Cornell University Medical College. Dr. Bergstein then went on to complete a residency in internal medicine and a clinical fellowship in hematology-medical oncology at the New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Medical College of Cornell University, where he is currently a voluntary faculty member.

Kenneth Hoberman

Mr. Kenneth Hoberman has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Stemline Therapeutics, Inc., effective March 25, 2013. He has served as Stemline’s Vice President of Operations since March 2012. From 2004 to 2012, Mr. Hoberman was Vice President of Corporate and Business Development of Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., where he was instrumental in securing multiple sources of capital including over $200 million in equity investments through public and private offerings. He also initiated and executed a $100 million strategic alliance and originated, negotiated and closed dozens of licensing and operational contracts, and helped grow the company to a $900 million market capitalization at its peak. Previously, he was Managing Director at Hawkins BioVentures, a healthcare advisory firm. Mr. Hoberman received a B.S.B.A. in Finance from Boston University and completed post-baccalaureate studies at Columbia University.

Eric Rowinsky

Dr. Eric K. Rowinsky, M.D., is Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Research and Development of Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. Prior to joining Stemline, Dr. Rowinsky was co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Primrose Therapeutics, Inc., a start-up biotechnology company, from June 2010 until September 2011 when it was acquired. He also served as a drug development and regulatory strategy consultant to the ImClone-Lilly Oncology Business Unit and several other biopharmaceutical and life sciences companies from 2010 to 2011. From 2005 to 2009, Dr. Rowinsky was Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of ImClone Systems, Inc., where he led the FDA approval of Erbitux® for head and neck and colorectal cancers and advanced eight other monoclonal antibodies through clinical development. From 1996 to 2004, Dr. Rowinsky held several positions at the Cancer Therapy and Research Center, including Director of the Institute of Drug Development (IDD) and the SBC Endowed Chair for Early Drug Development at the IDD. From 1996 to 2006, he was a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. From 1988 to 1996, Dr. Rowinsky was an Associate Professor of Oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Rowinsky is currently an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine and he sits on the board of directors of several publicly traded biopharmaceutical and life sciences companies, including Biogen Idec Inc., as well as several private biopharmaceutical companies. During the past five years, Dr. Rowinsky has also served as a director of ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Tapestry Pharmaceuticals, Inc., both life sciences companies. Dr. Rowinsky received his M.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He holds a B.A. from New York University.

David Gionco

Mr. David G. Gionco is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance of the Company. Mr. Gionco brings to Stemline more than 30 years of experience in corporate finance, including 23 years in senior financial functions at both multi-national pharmaceutical companies and development-stage biotechnology firms. Most recently, Mr. Gionco was the Group Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer of Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. where he oversaw the finance organization and was instrumental in helping to grow the company, raising over $350 million. Prior to this, Mr. Gionco held audit, corporate accounting, financial planning, finance and controller roles at companies including Merck & Co., Inc. (“Merck”) and, previously, Medco Health Solutions, Inc., which was acquired by Merck during his tenure. At Merck, Mr. Gionco held various financial and accounting positions of increasing responsibility. Mr. Gionco also held senior financial positions at Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Odyssey Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (a subsidiary of Pliva, Inc., now Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.). Mr. Gionco previously had 7 years of financial auditing experience with a major public accounting firm. Mr. Gionco holds a B.S. in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University and an MBA in Finance from Rutgers University. Mr Gionco is also a Certified Public Accountant in New York State.

Ron Bentsur

Mr. Ron Bentsur is Independent Director of Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. Mr. Bentsur has served as Chief Executive Officer of Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. and as a member of its board of directors since 2009. Prior to joining Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., Mr. Bentsur served as Chief Executive Officer of XTL Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. from 2006 to 2009. From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Bentsur was employed by Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., where he served as Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer from 2003 until 2006. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Bentsur served as Director of Technology Investment Banking at Leumi Underwriters, where he was responsible for all technology and biotechnology private placement and advisory transactions. From 1994 to 1998, Mr. Bentsur was a New York City-based investment banker, primarily at ING Barings Furman Selz. Mr. Bentsur holds a B.A. in Economics and Business Administration with distinction from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel and an M.B.A., magna cum laude, from New York University's Stern Graduate School of Business.

J. Kevin Buchi

Mr. J. Kevin Buchi is Independent Director of Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. Mr. Buchi served as Chief Executive Officer of Cephalon, Inc. from December 2010 through its $6.8 billion acquisition by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in October 2011. Mr. Buchi served as Corporate Vice President, Global Branded Products for Teva from October 2011 until May 2012. Mr. Buchi joined Cephalon, Inc. in March 1991 and held several positions with the company before becoming its Chief Executive Officer. From January 2010 through December 2010, Mr. Buchi was Chief Operating Officer. In this role, he managed the company's global sales and marketing functions, as well as product manufacturing, business development and investor relations. From February 2006 through January 2010, Mr. Buchi served as Chief Financial Officer. At various times in his career at Cephalon, Inc., Mr. Buchi had oversight of corporate finance, accounting, information systems, facilities, human resources and administration. Mr. Buchi graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in chemistry. He was a synthetic organic chemist for the Eastman Kodak Company before going on to obtain a Masters of Management from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He worked for a public accounting firm before beginning his career in the pharmaceutical industry with E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company in 1983 and is a certified public accountant. He has previously served on the boards of directors of a number of public and private companies.

Eric Dobmeier

Mr. Eric L. Dobmeier is Independent Director of Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. Mr. Dobmeier is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Seattle Genetics, Inc. In this role, he is responsible for Seattle Genetics' business development, manufacturing, corporate communications, legal, market research and program and alliance management functions. Mr. Dobmeier joined Seattle Genetics in March 2002 and has served in positions of increasing responsibility since then, most recently as Chief Business Officer from May 2007 to June 2011. Prior to joining Seattle Genetics, Mr. Dobmeier was with the law firms of Venture Law Group and Heller Ehrman LLP where he represented technology companies in connection with public and private financings, mergers and acquisitions and corporate partnering transactions. Mr. Dobmeier received a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and an A.B. in History from Princeton University.

Kenneth Zuerblis

Mr. Kenneth J. Zuerblis is Independent Director of Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. Prior to joining Stemline, Mr. Zuerblis served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. from September 2011 until March 2012. Prior to joining Savient, Mr. Zuerblis served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President at ImClone Systems from 2008 through 2009. In that role, he was responsible for the strategic planning and leadership of finance and related operations and helped lead all aspects of the sale of the company to Eli Lilly and Company. From 1994 through 2005, Mr. Zuerblis served as Chief Financial Officer of Enzon Pharmaceuticals Inc., and held the position of Corporate Controller from 1991 through 1994. Enzon developed the first three FDA approved products using PEGylation technology. Most notably during Mr. Zuerblis' 14 year tenure, Enzon transformed from an early stage biotechnology company into a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company with five marketed products. He began his career at KPMG, LLP in 1982 where he held management positions of increasing responsibility over a ten-year period. Mr. Zuerblis previously served on the board of directors of Immunomedics, Inc. Mr. Zuerblis brings nearly 30 years of proven leadership experience in building fully integrated biopharmaceutical organizations and has an established track record of managing complex commercial and research organizations, raising capital, overseeing multifaceted merger and acquisition transactions, and directing all investor and shareholder relations. Mr. Zuerblis earned his B.S. in Accounting from Seton Hall University and is a certified public accountant in the State of New Jersey.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Ivan Bergstein

746,470

Kenneth Hoberman

--

Eric Rowinsky

1,168,520

David Gionco

--

Ron Bentsur

--

J. Kevin Buchi

--

Eric Dobmeier

--

Kenneth Zuerblis

--
As Of 30 Dec 2012

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