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9 Dec 2016
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Pops, Richard 

Mr. Richard F. Pops is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Alkermes Plc. Prior to assuming his current positions, Mr. Pops served as Chief Executive Officer of Alkermes, Inc. from February 1991 to April 2007 and as Chief Executive Officer and President from September 2009 until September 2011. Mr. Pops serves on the board of directors of Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc., Acceleron Pharma, Inc. and Epizyme Inc., all of which are publicly traded biotechnology companies. Mr. Pops also serves on the board of directors of BIO and PhRMA. He has previously served on the board of directors of two other publicly traded biopharmaceutical companies, Sirtris Pharmaceuticals from 2004 to 2008, and CombinatoRx, Incorporated from 2001 to 2009. Mr. Pops also served on the board of directors of Reliant Pharmaceuticals, a privately held pharmaceutical company purchased by GlaxoSmithKline in 2007, and on the advisory board of Polaris Venture Partners. He was a member of the Harvard Medical School Board of Fellows through June 2012. In 2014 Mr. Pops was appointed to FasterCures' Value & Coverage Advisory Council, which is designed to provide guidance on fostering a coverage and reimbursement environment that incentivizes biomedical innovation and ensures that patients have meaningful access to life-saving therapies. Mr. Pops' qualifications for our Board include his leadership experience, business judgment and industry knowledge. As a senior executive of Alkermes for almost 24 years, he provides in-depth knowledge of our company derived from leading our day-to-day operations. His ongoing involvement as a board member of BIO, PhRMA and FasterCures brings to the organization extensive knowledge of the current state of the pharmaceutical industry and the policy issues impacting healthcare today.

Basic Compensation

Total Annual Compensation, USD 854,716
Restricted Stock Awards, USD 2,452,320
Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD --
All Other, USD 7,141,340
Fiscal Year Total, USD 10,448,400

Options Compensation

  Quantity Market Value
Exercisable -- --
Unexercisable -- --
Exercised 581,250 7,386,400.00
Name Fiscal Year Total

Richard Pops


Shane Cooke


James Frates


Gordon Pugh


Kathryn Biberstein


Elliot Ehrich

As Of  30 Dec 2014