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ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD.OQ)

ACAD.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Biggar

46 2016 Chairman of the Board

Stephen Davis

56 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Todd Young

45 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Glenn Baity

47 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Srdjan Stankovic

60 2015 Executive Vice President, Head - Research and Development

Michael Yang

55 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

Edmund Harrigan

64 2015 Director

Julian Baker

50 2016 Independent Director

Laura Brege

59 2008 Independent Director

James Daly

55 2016 Independent Director

Daniel Soland

59 2015 Independent Director

Lisa Barthelemy

2015 Senior Director, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Biggar

Dr. Stephen R. Biggar, M.D. Ph.D. is Chairman of the Board of Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. Dr. Biggar is an employee at Baker Brothers Advisors LP, a registered investment adviser that manages long-term investment funds, focused on publicly traded life sciences companies, for major university endowments and foundations focused on long-term investments in life-sciences companies. Dr. Biggar joined Baker Brothers Advisors in 2000. Dr. Biggar received an M.D. and a Ph.D. in Immunology from Stanford University and received a B.S. in Genetics from the University of Rochester.

Stephen Davis

Mr. Stephen R. Davis is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Davis joined us in July 2014 as our Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Officer and served as our Interim Chief Executive Officer from March through August of 2015. Mr. Davis brings over 20 years of executive-level experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining our company, he most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Heron Therapeutics, Inc., which he joined in 2013. He led core business and finance functions there and was instrumental in developing and implementing a new corporate strategy with a multi-program portfolio. Previously, Mr. Davis served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Ardea Biosciences, Inc. from 2010 to 2013, where he oversaw business functions, including finance, commercial planning, and corporate development. Prior to joining Ardea, Mr. Davis served in numerous executive roles at Neurogen Corporation from 1994 to 2010, including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Executive Officer, completing multiple collaborations and product acquisitions with global pharmaceutical companies. Mr. Davis currently serves on the Board of Directors of Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Earlier in his career, Mr. Davis practiced as a certified public accountant with a major accounting firm and as a corporate and securities attorney with a Wall Street law firm. Mr. Davis received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Southern Nazarene University and a J.D. from Vanderbilt University.

Todd Young

Mr. Todd Young is the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Young joins ACADIA from Baxalta Incorporated, where he served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer and played an integral role as a business leader and in creating the initial capital structure of Baxalta. Baxalta was acquired by Shire in June 2016. Baxalta was formed in July 2015 when Baxter International Inc. spun-out its biopharmaceutical division. Prior to Baxalta, Mr. Young worked for over 14 years at Baxter holding multiple leadership roles, including Corporate Vice President and Treasurer, Vice President, International Finance, and Vice President, Global Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A). Mr. Young’s global FP&A team was responsible for driving Baxter’s budgeting, forecasting, and long-range financial planning. As finance leader for Baxter’s international operations, he led a team of 900 finance members. Earlier in his career, Mr. Young practiced as a tax attorney at a major law firm. Mr. Young earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Grinnell College and his J.D. from the University of Michigan School of Law.

Glenn Baity

Mr. Glenn F. Baity is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc., since July 2004. From February 2000 until joining us, Mr. Baity was a senior associate at Cooley LLP in their San Diego office, working with a variety of public and private companies on transactional matters, including M&A, financings, compensation and equity matters, and corporate governance. Prior to joining Cooley, Mr. Baity was an associate in the San Francisco office of Brown & Wood LLP (now Sidley Austin LLP) working primarily on public financings for established companies while representing bulge bracket underwriters, such as Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley. Mr. Baity received a J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles and received a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Srdjan Stankovic

Dr. Srdjan (Serge) Stankovic, M.D., M.S.P.H., is Executive Vice President, Head - Research and Development of the Company. Dr. Stankovic brings over 20 years of executive level experience in drug development and clinical and medical affairs. Dr. Stankovic has built and led multidisciplinary teams for small molecules and biologics in therapeutic areas including neurology, psychiatry, oncology, cardiology and pain. He has led teams to achieve approvals of KEPPRA®, FENTORA®, TREANDA®, NUVIGIL® and ARISTADA™. Prior to joining our company, Dr. Stankovic served as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development and Medical Affairs at Alkermes plc. from 2013 to 2015. Prior to Alkermes, he held the position of Senior Vice President and Head of Global Clinical Development for Teva Pharmaceuticals Ltd. He was appointed to this role following Teva’s acquisition of Cephalon, Inc. where he served as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Clinical Research. Dr. Stankovic also served as Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs and Clinical Development CNS at Forest Laboratories, Inc. and held executive positions in research and development at Neurogen Corporation, Johnson and Johnson, and UCB. Dr. Stankovic received his M.D. from the University of Belgrade and holds a Master of Science in Public Health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Michael Yang

Mr. Michael J. Yang serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. Mr. Yang joined us from Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, where he served as President of Janssen Biotech Inc. and was responsible for building Janssen’s U.S. Immunology business, generating more than $8 billion in annual revenues. Mr. Yang began his career at Johnson & Johnson in 1997 and held numerous senior commercial positions such as President, CNS where he was responsible for growing the anti-psychotic long-acting therapy portfolio. His broad background of commercialization and general management experience also includes roles as the Worldwide General Manager of the Medical Device companies of Therakos, Inc and Veridex, LLC, where he launched new platforms, expanded global revenues and diversified the product lines. Prior to that, Mr. Yang was Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Oncology at Ortho Biotech Inc. Mr. Yang earned his B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing from San Diego State University.

Edmund Harrigan

Dr. Edmund P. Harrigan, M.D., is Director of the Company since November 2015. . Harrigan served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Safety and Regulatory for Pfizer Inc. from 2012 to 2015, where he led a 3,500-person team in 80 countries that was responsible for collecting, interpreting and reporting clinical safety data for more than 600 marketed products, and managed regulatory interactions with global health agencies. Dr. Harrigan’s previous executive leadership roles at Pfizer included serving as Senior Vice President, Head of Worldwide Business Development, Senior Vice President, Head of Worldwide Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance, and Vice President, Head of Neuroscience and Ophthalmology. Earlier in his career at Pfizer, Dr. Harrigan served as Vice President of Clinical Development, Therapeutic Area Head, CNS and Pain. Before entering the pharmaceutical industry in 1990, Dr. Harrigan was a practicing neurologist for seven years. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Karuna Pharmaceuticals Inc. The NCG Committee believes that Dr. Harrigan’s background in clinical and related development and regulatory matters at large pharmaceutical organizations will assist our company as we continue to expand the development of pimavanserin and other compounds. Dr. Harrigan earned his B.A. degree in Chemistry from St. Anselm College and holds an M.D. from the University of Massachusetts at Worcester. He also attended the Brain Research Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Julian Baker

Mr. Julian C. Baker is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Baker is a Managing Partner at Baker Brothers Advisors LP, a registered investment adviser that manages long-term investment funds, focused on publicly traded life sciences companies, for major university endowments and foundations. Mr. Baker and his brother Felix Baker, Ph.D., founded the firm in 2000. Mr. Baker’s career as a fund manager began in 1994 when he co-founded a biotechnology investing partnership with the Tisch family. Mr. Baker currently serves on the board of directors of Incyte Corporation, Genomic Health, Inc., and Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Baker holds an A.B. Magna Cum Laude from Harvard University.

Laura Brege

Ms. Laura A. Brege is Independent Director of ACADIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ms. Brege is Managing Director of Cervantes Life Science Partners, LLC., a health care advisory and consulting company. From September 2012 to July 2015, Ms. Brege served as President and the Chief Executive Officer of Nodality, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company focused in oncology and immunology. Prior to joining Nodality in September 2012, Ms. Brege held several senior-level positions at Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., from June 2006 to December 2011, including Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Before joining Onyx, Ms. Brege was a general partner at Red Rock Capital Management, a venture capital firm specializing in early stage financing for technology companies, since 1999. Prior to Red Rock, she was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at COR Therapeutics. Earlier in her career, Ms. Brege served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Flextronics and Vice President and Treasurer of The Cooper Companies. Ms. Brege currently serves on the boards of directors of Aratana Therapeutics, Inc., Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Dynavax Technologies Corporation. In addition, her past financial experience and current knowledge of financing trends are extremely valuable to the Board when considering financing strategies for the Company. Ms. Brege earned her undergraduate degree from Ohio University and has an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

James Daly

Mr. James M. Daly is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Daly served as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Incyte Corporation from October 2012 to June 2015. During his tenure, he was instrumental in re-accelerating the launch of Jakafi® and driving sustained growth. Prior to joining Incyte, Mr. Daly worked for Amgen, Inc. for 10 years, holding multiple leadership positions. In his last role, Mr. Daly served as Senior Vice President, North America Commercial Operations, Global Marketing and Commercial Development. Previously, he served as Vice President and General Manager of Amgen’s Oncology Business Unit. His teams at Amgen were responsible for the successful launch of many products, including Aranesp®, Neulasta®, Vectibix®, Nplate®, Xgeva® and Prolia®. Previously, Mr. Daly spent over 16 years with Glaxo Wellcome/GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) where he held roles of increasing responsibility, including Senior Vice President, General Manager, Respiratory and Anti-Infective Business Unit, and led the U.S. launch of Advair®. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Chimerix Inc., a public company. The NCG Committee believes that Mr. Daly’s extensive industry background, including his experience as a commercial executive with public pharmaceutical companies provides invaluable insight to the Board. Mr. Daly earned his B.S. in Pharmacy and M.B.A. from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.

Daniel Soland

Mr. Daniel B. Soland is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Soland has been Chief Executive Officer of uniQure N.V., a human gene therapy company, since December 2015. Mr. Soland previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of ViroPharma, Inc. starting in 2008 until it was acquired in 2014, and as Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of ViroPharma from 2006 to 2008. During his tenure at ViroPharma, Mr. Soland managed the commercial, manufacturing and quality organizations, helped build the company’s commercial infrastructure in the United States, Europe, and Canada and led the launch of Cinryze®, one of the most successful ultra-orphan drugs in the United States. Mr. Soland served as President, Chiron Vaccines, of Chiron Corporation from 2005 to 2006 and led the growth of the vaccine business to over $1 billion in sales. From 2002 through 2005, Mr. Soland served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Epigenesis Pharmaceuticals. Earlier in his career, Mr. Soland worked for GlaxoSmithKline in increasing roles of responsibility from 1993 to 2002, including as Vice President and Director, Worldwide Marketing Operations, GSK Biologicals. He currently serves on the board of DBV Technologies SA. Mr. Soland holds a B.S. in Pharmacy degree from the University of Iowa.

Lisa Barthelemy

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Stephen Biggar

442,194

Stephen Davis

9,261,450

Todd Young

4,696,540

Glenn Baity

2,623,870

Srdjan Stankovic

2,743,220

Michael Yang

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Edmund Harrigan

449,081

Julian Baker

382,888

Laura Brege

381,388

James Daly

664,242

Daniel Soland

382,138

Lisa Barthelemy

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As Of  30 Dec 2016